54958057924505029_KrBbmyu9_c

Garnet and diamond brooch, 18th Century - Photo Sotheby's

Designed as a bird resting on a branch in full bloom, set throughout with lasqué-cut and rose diamonds, the bird with a garnet eye, one small diamond deficient,later brooch pin. Estimation: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP. Lot. Vendu 5,250 GBP

Sotheby's. The Jewellery Collection of the Late Michael Wellby: An Eclectic Eye - Jewels Spanning Four Centuries. London | 11 déc. 2012 www.sothebys.com