An antique gem-set butterfly brooch
Lot 181
An antique gem-set butterfly brooch
Sold for AU$ 1,830 (US$ 1,498) inc. premium

Lot Details
An antique gem-set butterfly brooch
Modelled as a butterfly, the pierced outstretched wings set with single-cut diamonds and circular-cut sapphires, the body designed as a ruby and sapphire cluster, to the emerald eye and ruby head detail, mounted in silver and gold, rubies approximately 3.00 carats total, sapphires approximately 1.00 carat total, width 4.5cm

Saleroom notices

  • The stones in this brooch have been misdescribed as 'rubies'. They are in fact garnet doublets.
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