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Sapphire, diamond and cultured pearl brooch and an unmounted diamond, circa 1910 with later modification
The brooch centring on a baroque cultured pearl of iridescent aubergine tint, encircled within lines of millegrain-set circular- and single-cut diamonds, and calibré-cut sapphires, to a similarly set pendant of ribbon design; the unmounted cushion-shaped diamond weighing 17.13 carats.
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Catalogue Note

In April 1972, the cushion-shaped diamond weighing 17.13 carats was removed from the centre of the brooch and replaced with the cultured pearl, to make it a more suitable jewel for every-day wear. The original design for the modified brooch accompanies this lot.

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