28 May 2008
AN EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY DIAMOND BROOCH, BY MARCUS & CO.
Designed as an openwork old European and single-cut diamond octagonal plaque, to the brilliant-cut diamond link and neckchain, mounted in platinum, circa 1915, (neckchain of later addition), brooch 4.3 cm high, neckchain 46.5 cm long
Signed M & Co. for Marcus & Co.
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