13 June 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EARPENDANTS
Of girandole design, the ruby and diamond cluster surmounts to the triangular motif diamond pendants supporting ruby and diamond drops, mounted in silver and gold, 5.5 cm. high, in fitted maroon leather case
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