11 December 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 822
GBP 400 - GBP 600
A diamond, enamel and carved jade poppy brooch,
the enamelled petals with rose-cut diamond single stone centre, the carved jade leaves with jade and diamond seed pod, and enamel and diamond bud, in a fitted case stamped Carrington & Co. Ltd.
See plate 10
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