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Lot 25. A sapphire, diamond and pearl pendant-brooch, circa 1880. Estimate £5,000 - 7,000 (US$6,200 - 8,700). Sold for £7,500 (€8,882). Photo Bonhams.

Of foliate design, the central cushion-shaped sapphire within a similarly-cut sapphire and diamond surround, suspending a detachable pearl drop, the fleur-de-lys suspensory loop also detachable, mounted in silver and gold, diamonds approximately 6.65 carats total, length 7.5cm, fitted case by Carrington & Co, 139 Regent Street, London

Accompanied by a report from GCS stating that the sapphires are of Basaltic origin, with no indications of heating. Report number 5777-9211, dated 7 March 2017.

Accompanied by a report from GCS stating that the pearl is natural, saltwater. Report number 5777-9451, dated 22 March 2017.

Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 27 Apr 2017, 14:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET