• Jewels and Watches auction at Christies

    Sale 2830

    Jewels and Watches

    3 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 15

    AN ANTIQUE ENAMEL AND GEM SET BROOCH

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTIQUE ENAMEL AND GEM SET BROOCH
    The oval shaped brooch with blue enamelled fond, encrusted with two diamond set flowers and four halfpearls at the centre, within a halfpearl set border with cushion-shaped rubies at the cardinal points, supporting similarly set foliate engraved detachable gold loops and fringe, French, circa 1800


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