12 December 2007,
Price realised GBP 12,500
GBP 10,000 - GBP 12,000
AN ANTIQUE CITRINE AND DIAMOND TORTOISE BROOCH
The large cushion-shaped citrine body to the old and rose-cut diamond head, legs and tail, 7.5 cm long, with Russian assay mark of St. Petersburg dated 1908-1917 for 14k gold
With maker's mark T.W, scratched no. 19895
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