16 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
AN ANTIQUE PERIDOT, SAPPHIRE AND GOLD BROOCH, BY GILLOT & CO.
Centering upon a bezel-set lozenge-shaped peridot, within a textured gold frame, enhanced by calibré-cut sapphires and gold granulation and wirework, mounted in gold, circa 1890
Signed Gillot & Co.
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