18 Karat Gold, Diamond and Ruby Brooch, France - Sotheby's

Designed as a perched bird with outstretched wings and entwined scrollwork tailfeathers, set with single-cut and baguette diamonds weighing approximately 5.50 carats, with two small round ruby eyes, with French assay mark. Estimation: 9,000 - 12,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 12,500 USD

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels/ New York | 17 Apr 2013  www.sothebys.com