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Important diamond brooch, late 19th century | 鑽石別針,十九世紀末

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Estimate:

141,000

to
- 230,000 CHF

Formerly in the collection of the Grand-Ducal House of Habsburg-Tuscany

Important diamond brooch, late 19th century | 鑽石別針,十九世紀末

Important diamond brooch, late 19th century | 鑽石別針,十九世紀末

Estimate:

141,000

to
- 230,000 CHF

Bid:

140,000

CHF

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Formerly in the collection of the Grand-Ducal House of Habsburg-Tuscany

Important diamond brooch

late 19th century

鑽石別針,十九世紀末


Designed as a double-headed eagle holding a sword and a globe, the breast decorated with a coat of arms, surmounted by an imperial crown, set throughout with cushion-shaped, circular-, single-cut and rose diamonds.

Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 20.00 - 22.00 carats, on average J-M colour, I clarity, Included, as gauged and graded in the mount. Scratches and evidence of tarnish consistent with the age of the piece. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 71 grams. Measuring approximately 110 x 70mm.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Leopold-Salvator of Habsburg-Lorraine, Archduke of Austria, Prince of Tuscany (1863-1931).
Anton of Habsburg-Lorraine, Archduke of Austria, Prince of Tuscany (1901-1988).
Henceforth remaining in the family.