10 December 2014
AN ANTIQUE EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY NITOT
Designed as a spray of old mine and rose-cut diamond flowers, enhanced with variously-cut emeralds, with detachable flowerheads mounted en tremblant, to the emerald and diamond tassels en papille, mounted in silver and gold, mid 19th century, accompanied by a tiara frame, in a red leather fitted case with embossed gold crown
This tiara was part of the collection of jewels belonging to the Duke G. de Leuchtenberg, who was the grandson of Eugène de Beauharnais, son of Empress Joséphine.
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Accompanied by a framed and illustrated document of provenance.
Please note that we cannot confirm that this brooch is by Nitot.
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