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Christie, Agatha
GEM SET AND DIAMOND GIARDINETTO BROOCH REGULARLY WORN BY HER
Designed as basket of flowers, set with foliate clusters of variously cut stones including opals, emeralds, rubies, sapphires and diamonds, c.1950, one emerald deficient
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Provenance

Sale of the contents of Dame Agatha Christie's home, Greenaway House, Devon, Bearne's, 12 September 2006, lot 283

Catalogue Note

A FAVOURITE PIECE OF JEWELLERY WORN REGULARLY BY AGATHA CHRISTIE IN HER FINAL DECADES. Agatha Christie - who was rarely seen in public without a brooch and other jewellery - can be seen wearing this lively and colourful piece in numerous photographs dating from 1957 onwards.

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