15 November 2007,
Price realised CHF 6,250
Estimate CHF 1,300 - CHF 1,900
A SET OF GENTLEMAN'S ANTIQUE LABRADORITE CLOAK BUTTONS
Each set with a carved labradorite scarab with rose-cut diamond detail to the circular gold surround, circa 1890, 3.0 cm long, in Boucheron maroon leather case stamped with a gold crown (2)
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