RUBY AND DIAMOND PLAQUE DE COU, CIRCA 1905
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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- ruby, diamond and platinum and gold
Centring on a giardinetto millegrain-set with calibré-cut rubies and rose diamonds, within a frame of ribbon, bow and floral swag design similarly set with rose diamonds, suspending a pear-shaped diamond drop, to a wide moiré silk ribbon, length approximately 360mm, later drop detachable.
Cf: Henri Vever, French Jewellery of the Nineteenth Century, London, 2001, a similar piece can be seen on page 1106.