Emerald and diamond double-clip/brooch, circa 1930

The oblong-shaped brooch separating into a pair of shield-shaped clips, set with 2 sugarloaf cabochon emeralds, 16 emerald beads, and 202 round, single-cut, marquise-shaped and baguette diamonds weighing a total of approximately 8.00 carats, mounted in platinum. Estimate 15,000—20,000 USD

Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 04 Feb 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's