22 May 2009
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION
This lot is offered without a reserve
A GOLD AND GEM-SET BROOCH
Cartouche-form, set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds, depicting Ottoman military trophies surmounted by an enamelled tughra, apparently unmarked
3 in. (7.6 cm.) long
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This lot is offered without reserve.
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