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    Sale 1350

    Magnificent Jewels

    15 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 82

    **A SET OF ANTIQUE INDIAN MULTI-GEM CEREMONIAL SPOONS

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    **A SET OF ANTIQUE INDIAN MULTI-GEM CEREMONIAL SPOONS
    The largest set with a central mother-of-pearl, within a polychrome enamel surround and reverse, the handle composed of a line of table-cut diamonds to the rose-cut diamond and mother-of-pearl rosette top; the next, set with a drop-shaped ruby, within a table-cut diamond and blue enamel surround, the reverse with polychrome enamel, to the rose-cut diamond detail and handle composed of a line of table-cut diamonds, with red glass foiled-backed trim and a heart-shaped top; and the last, set with a drop-shaped ruby, within a table-cut diamond and green enamel surround, the reverse with polychrome enamel, to the table-cut diamond detail and handle composed of a line of table-cut diamonds, with green enamel trim and a red glass foiled-backed rounded top, late 19th century, 14.5, 12.0 and 12.0 cm each, in a fitted black velvet case (3)


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