Sapphire and diamond brooch, late 19th century | 藍寶石配鑽石別針，十九世紀末
From a European Princely Collection
Sapphire and diamond brooch, late 19th century
Designed as a bow, set with cushion-shaped and square sapphires, enhanced with circular-cut and rose diamonds.
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Sapphires blue of strong saturation, with typical inclusions, some surface reaching, nicks and scratches. Diamonds bright and lively. Signs of tarnish and scratches to the metal consistence with age. Measuring approximately 30 x 15mm. Gross weight approximately 5 grams.
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