14 July 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,000
A pair of diamond and multi-gem scroll earpendants
Composed of pear shaped citrine drops with diamond surround to brilliant-cut diamond cascading, scrolling branch suspensions set with vari-coloured gem leaf and flower detail gems include sapphire and pink sapphire, with oval citrine surmount, post fittings (2)
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