13 avril 2011

A fine pink sapphire and diamond flower brooch, circa 1900

A fine pink sapphire and diamond flower brooch, circa 1900. Photo Bonhams Realistically modelled as a cyclamen, the centre of the delicate bloom set with calibré-cut sapphires, ranging in hue from deep crimson to pale pink, the tips of the unfurling petals set with old brilliant-cut diamonds in channel settings, the curving stem set with similarly cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 4.00 carats, two sapphires deficient, unsigned, later fitted case by Wartski. Estimate: £30,000 - 40,000, $ 49,000 - 65,000 Note: During the 19th... [Lire la suite]
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