• Jewels and Watches auction at Christies

    Sale 2841

    Jewels and Watches

    31 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 4

    AN ANTIQUE AMETHYST, PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTIQUE AMETHYST, PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH
    Designed as a horse-shoe shaped body set with calibrated amethysts, partly interspersed with pearl and diamond set stars, the centre with rope tied gold thread strung with two diamond set crown slides, supporting three amethyst spheres encrusted with rose-cut diamond set four-leaf clover appliques, circa 1870


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