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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 20

    A GOLD AND GEM-SET BROOCH

    19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A GOLD AND GEM-SET BROOCH
    19TH CENTURY
    Cartouche-form, set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds, depicting Ottoman military trophies surmounted by an enamelled tughra, apparently unmarked
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) long


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Saleroom Notice

    The tughra is probably that of Sultan Abdulhamid II (1876-1909).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION