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Michele della Valle

Gem set and diamond brooch, 'Tartaruga'

VAT applies to hammer price and buyer's premium

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 10,000 CHF

Michele della Valle

Michele della Valle

Gem set and diamond brooch, 'Tartaruga'

Gem set and diamond brooch, 'Tartaruga'

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 10,000 CHF

Lot sold:

8,820

CHF

Gem set and diamond brooch, 'Tartaruga', Michele della Valle


Designed as a turtle with articulated legs, head and tail, set with variously shaped opal doublets and brilliant-cut diamonds, the eyes highlighted with cabochon rubies, signed Michele della Valle, numbered, maker's mark.

Signed michele della valle, numbered 11810, maker's mark for Michele della Valle, stamped 750 for 18 carat gold. Blue opal doublets stated to weigh a total of 16.61 carats, overall in good condition, some showing vivid play-of-colour, minor abrasions. Diamonds stated to weigh a total of 3.07 carats, bright and lively. In very good condition. Clasp secure. Gross weight approximately 37 grams. Measuring approximately 68 x 48mm.