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Emerald brooch, G. Nardi, 1960s. photo Sotheby's

Designed as a blackamoor his tunic and turban set with circular-cut emeralds, with pierced foliate decoration and engraving, the head of carved amber, signed G.Nardi. Est. 3,000—4,000 GBP. Lot Sold 4,750 GBP

Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, 14 Dec 10, London www.sothebys.com