04 décembre 2013

An ebony, pink and purple sapphire and diamond "Moretto" brooch, by Codognato

An ebony, pink and purple sapphire and diamond "Moretto" brooch, by Codognato. Photo courtesy Bonhams.  The carved ebony bust of a Moor wearing a turban pavé-set with circular-cut purple and pink sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds, wearing a similarly set waistcoat and a pair of brilliant-cut diamond earrings, the turban and waistcoat with additional engraved decoration, diamonds approximately 18.60 carats total, signed A Codognato, length 7.7cm. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (€12,000 - 18,000) "We were in Venice with friends,... [Lire la suite]
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