16 April 2013,
Price realised USD 16,250
USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A RUBY AND DIAMOND "TWO FRUIT" BROOCH, BY JEAN SCHLUMBERGER, TIFFANY & CO.
Designed as two circular-cut ruby strawberries with sculpted 18k gold detail, extending circular-cut diamond leaves, mounted in 18k gold and platinum
Signed Schlumberger for Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co.
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