18 karat gold, silver and gem-set blackamoor brooch, NardiPhoto Sotheby's

The face composed of carved hardstone, the turban, earrings and neckline set with round sapphires, the bottom set with round pink sapphires, alternating with cultured pearls, the top of the head set with a rose-cut garnet, signed Nardi. Lot 403. Estimation 4,000-6,000 USD

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York | 18 avr. 2012, 10:00 AM www.sothebys.com