An emerald and diamond corsage ornament, possibly Russian,
Lot 9
An emerald and diamond corsage ornament, possibly Russian,
Sold for £17,500 (US$ 29,414) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An emerald and diamond corsage ornament, possibly Russian, second half of the 19th century
The sugarloaf emerald set at the centre within a cartouche frame of cushion-shaped, old brilliant and rose-cut diamonds, suspending rose-cut diamond tasselled swags and a central drop composed of two polished emerald beads and old brilliant and rose-cut diamond foliate motifs, mounted in silver and gold, diamonds approximately 6.80 carats, sugarloaf emerald approximately 6.50 carats, later brooch and pendant fittings, length 9.8cm, fitted case

Footnotes

  • By repute, this brooch belonged to Alexander II of Russia's daughter, Catherine Alexandrovna Yurievskaya (1878-1959) who married Prince Obolensky.
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