An enamel, pearl and gem-set Holbeinesque brooch,

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Lot 139
An enamel, pearl and gem-set Holbeinesque brooch,
circa 1870

Sold for £ 4,375 (US$ 5,482) inc. premium

Jewellery

13 Aug 2014, 11:00 BST

London, Knightsbridge

An enamel, pearl and gem-set Holbeinesque brooch, circa 1870
The oval cartouche centrally collet-set with a foiled cushion-shaped sapphire, in a scalloped rose-cut diamond surround, accented at the cardinal points by 4.6mm-4.8mm pearls, to a frame decorated with blue, green, red, black and white guilloché enamel, with rectangular-cut rubies and cushion-shaped diamonds, all in closed-back settings, to a later red guilloché enamel crown surmount accented by similarly and rose-cut diamonds, diamonds approx. 1.10cts total, pearls untested, later pin fitting, length 5.7cm
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Item contains ruby or jadeite

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