8 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 46,100
Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000
AN IMPRESSIVE DIAMOND, SPINEL AND ENAMEL SARPECH
DECCAN, CIRCA 1750
Designed as five floral pendants set with table-cut diamonds within foiled surrounds suspending a fringe of spinel beads, to the central tapered aigrette suspending a spinel bead, the reverse finely enamelled with red poppy flowers on white ground with green detail
8½in. (21.2cm.) wide
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