A gem-set marine scene brooch, Seaman Schepps. Photo Bonhams.

designed as a carved opal fish, with a circular-cut sapphire eye, enhanced by a coral branch and textured gold seaweed, set with circular-cut diamond and emeralds and baroque cultured pearls; signed Seaman Schepps; no. P12111, with maker's mark; mounted in eighteen karat gold; length: 2 1/2in. Sold for US$ 7,500 (€5,419)

Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY. New York, 9 Apr 2014 - www.bonhams.com