Gold and diamond tiara-necklace, early 19th Century, composite - Photo Sotheby's

The chased gold frame supporting a row of pinched collet-set table-cut and rose diamonds, to a surmount with floral and foliate gold work, capped with similarly cut stones, each side later set with rows of fine link chains allowing tiara to be worn as necklace, inner circumference approximately 365mm, Dutch assay marks, chain back not illustrated. Estimation: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 13,750 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