Lot 468
  • 468

Diamond and ruby brooch, circa 1880

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
Sold
62,500 GBP
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Description

  • metal, ruby, diamond, gold
Designed as a butterfly set with circular-cut diamonds of yellow tint and cushion-shaped diamonds, the eyes set with cabochon rubies.

Diamonds have not been tested for natural origin of colour.

Provenance

A gift from Andrew, 11th Duke of Devonshire (1920-2004) to Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire (1920-2014)

Exhibited

Bakewell, Derbyshire, Chatsworth, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, 90th Birthday Exhibition, March-October 2010.
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