A ruby and diamond spray brooch
Lot 180
A ruby and diamond spray brooch
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 4,660) inc. premium

Lot Details
A ruby and diamond spray brooch
The oval-shaped ruby within a surround of old brilliant-cut diamonds, to a further calibré-cut ruby border, and issuing a circular openwork plaque of floral and foliate design, set with old brilliant and single-cut diamonds, diamonds approx. 4.95cts total, length 5.0cm, cased by Asprey and Birch & Gaydon

Footnotes

  • Formerly the property of Anne Scotten, wife of Robert M. Scotten (1891-1968), American diplomat, former American Ambassador to New Zealand (1948-1955) and personal friend of President F.D. Roosevelt. The central ruby cluster was originally set as a ring and belonged to Robert M. Scotten's mother. Anne Scotten had it remounted as a brooch in the late forties.
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Lot symbols
Item contains ruby or jadeite

Please note that as a result of recent legislation ruby and jadeite gem stones of Burmese (Myanmar) origin may not be imported into the US. Rubies and jadeite of non-Burmese origin require certification before import into the US.

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