6 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A Victorian gold, diamond, half-pearl and enamel demi-parure
Comprising: an oval gold locket pendant of dark blue guilloché enamel with central half-pearl and rose-cut diamond "bottony" cross motif, to a snake-link neckchain; and a pair of matching locket earpendants with pierced foliate tapering suspensions and half-pearl quatrefoil loop fittings, circa 1850, in fitted case (3)
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