11 mai 2009

Emerald and diamond brooch, David Webb, 1970s

Emerald and diamond brooch, David Webb, 1970s Designed as a stylised Maltese cross, the cabochon pear-shaped emerald set within a border of pear-shaped diamonds, to the single- and brilliant-cut stone surrounds, mounted in platinum, signed David Webb. Est. 60,000—95,000 CHF NOTE: The Maltese cross or cross of St John motif is named after the white cross worn as an emblem on the black robes of the Knights Hospitallers, a military and religious order that grew from the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem and was established in... [Lire la suite]
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