27 June 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,410
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Two pairs of early 19th Century gold, foiled garnet earrings and a brooch,
comprising: a pair of floral cluster graduated drops with seed pearl centres and bead decoration, to a foiled garnet and seed pearl two stone suspension; a matching foiled garnet cluster panel brooch; and a pair of foiled garnet five stone drop earrings.
See plate 1 for cluster earrings (5)
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