Lot 82. A diamond and gem-set "Moretto Rinascimento" brooch, by Nardi, 1997. Estimate £ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 4,500 - 6,700). Sold for £ 4,375 (€ 4,917). © Bonhams 2001-2018
Modelled as a bust of a Moor, the face carved from ebony, the openwork robe and turban decorated with circular-cut rubies, brilliant-cut diamonds and a cultured pearl turban knot, his pendant earrings set with similarly-cut diamonds, signed Nardi, length 5.7cm, maker's case.
Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Nardi.