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    Sale 2061

    New York Jewels

    11 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 203

    AN ANTIQUE PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY MELLERIO

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTIQUE PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY MELLERIO
    Designed as an openwork old-mine cut foliate plaque, centering upon a larger old mine-cut diamond, extending three drop-shaped pearls, ranging in color from silvery gray to purplish gray, measuring approximately 11.00 x 8.10 mm, 9.80 x 6.90 mm, and 9.20 x 7.00 mm, suspending a purplish reddish brown button pearl, measuring approximately 6.55 mm, with an old mine-cut diamond cap, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1890, with pendant hoop for suspension
    Signed Mellerio Paix


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ALICE LAWRENCE