An Australian gold portrait brooch by Lamborn & Wagner Londsdale Street, Melbourne, circa 1860, with a photographic print of gentleman, the reverse with a young girl, in a gold frame flanked by an emu and kangaroo and a border of vine leaves
Lot 308
An Australian gold portrait brooch by William Lamborn & Leopold Wagner, Londsdale Street, Melbourne, circa 1860
Sold for AU$ 18,300 (US$ 17,106) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Australian gold portrait brooch
by William Lamborn & Leopold Wagner, Londsdale Street, Melbourne, circa 1860
with a photographic print of gentleman, the reverse with a young girl, in a gold frame flanked by an emu and kangaroo and a border of vine leaves, a swallow and a bunch of grapes, twice marked 'L&W' fitted case, glass cracked, 18 carat yellow gold

Footnotes

  • Reference:
    Illustrated K. Cavill, G. Cocks and J. Grace, Australian Jewellers Gold & Silversmiths Makers & Marks, C.G.C. Gold 1992, Plate 165.
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