London, South Kensington
13 May 2008
A 19th century French gold, ruby and pearl demi-parure
Comprising: a brooch, the cartouche shaped panel with engraved scroll decoration, scroll borders, raised mask motif quarters, and cushion shaped ruby and pearl decoration, suspending a shaped matching drop with pear shaped ruby and pearl detail, the brooch with fittings for wear as the centre piece of necklace; and a pair of matching earpendants, the scrolling kite shaped panel drops with shaped surmounts, later detachable hook fittings, circa 1840, in fitted case with scroll engraved panel link necklace and later detachable stickpin fitting
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