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Silver, 18 karat gold and ruby 'Cancer' brooch-case, René Boivin. Photo courtesy Sotheby's

Designed as a crab with articulated legs, completed by two cabochon ruby eyes, gross weight approximately 37 dwts, signed René Boivin, with French assay and workshop marks. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD

Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 24 Sep 2013 - http://www.sothebys.com