Sapphire, enamel and diamond brooch, late 19th century
Sapphire, enamel and diamond brooch
late 19th century
Of lozenge outline, set to the centre with a carved sapphire intaglio depicting a warrior in profile, possibly Mars, the openwork scrolled surround applied with polychrome enamel and cushion-shaped diamonds, signed CG for Carlo Giuliano.
Signed CG for Carlo Giuliano. Some losses to enamel, including around the edge of the brooch and at the right hand point. Sapphire with some surface reaching inclusions but generally in good condition. Width approximately 29 mm. Gross weight approximately 6.4 grams. Overall condition good.
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