Emerald, sapphire and diamond 'Bird' brooch, Aletto Brothers. photo courtesy Sotheby's
Designed as a bird perching on a branch set with brilliant-cut diamonds, the body set with step-cut emeralds together weighing approximately 15.00 carats and brilliant-cut diamonds, the head embellished by brilliant-cut diamonds, accented by a cabochon sapphire-set eye, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, signed. Estimate 70,000—90,000 HKD. Lot Sold 93,750 HKD
Pair of ruby and diamond cufflinks, Aletto Brothers. photo courtesy Sotheby's
Each of circular form concealingly-set with calibré-cut rubies, framed by circular-cut diamonds, highlighted by brilliant-cut diamonds to the terminals, the rubies and diamonds altogether weighing approximately 6.00 and 1.00 carat respectively, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, signed and numbered 31610. Estimate 40,000—55,000 HKD. Lot Sold 68,750 HKD
Accompanied by a signed box.
Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, 06 Oct 10, Hong Kong www.sothebys.com