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AN IMPRESSIVE DIAMOND STOMACHER BROOCH
AN IMPRESSIVE DIAMOND STOMACHER BROOCH

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AN IMPRESSIVE DIAMOND STOMACHER BROOCH
Crowned by a spray of diamond-set flowerheads, leaves and buds, suspending a panel of swags, tapering to a point at the base, each with knife-edge and collet centres, to the detachable pear-shaped diamond drops, circa 1860, 12.0 cm. high (flowerhead panel detachable to be worn as two brooches and a pendant, accompanied by an additional brooch fitting, one pendant deficient), in its original refurbished case

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Cf. Two important stomachers displayed by Mellerio at the World Exhibition held in London in 1862 for which the firm was awarded a medal.
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