16 - 17 June 2009
A GROUP OF DIAMOND, MULTI-GEM, PLATINUM AND GOLD JEWELRY
Comprising: an antique baroque cultured pearl, old European-cut diamond, and ruby brooch designed a squirrel; a cultured pearl, circular-cut diamond and platinum ring; a black cultured pearl, circular-cut diamond and white gold ring; a rectangular-cut sapphire and platinum line brooch, signed Black, Starr & Frost; a diamond bar brooch; an Art Deco sapphire, diamond and platinum line bracelet; a cabochon star-sapphire, circular-cut diamond and gold ring; a square-cut sapphire and platinum eternity band ring; a "Toi et Moi" cultured pearl, single-cut diamond and 14k gold ring; a jade, cabochon sapphire and gold pendant; a moonstone and gold necklace; and a military order medal from the Dominican Republic, areas of loss to the enamel, all show signs of normal wear, brooch illustrated (11)
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Please note that the sapphire and platinum brooch in this lot is signed BS&F for Black, Starr & Frost.
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