04 décembre 2012

Silver-Topped-Gold, Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond 'Peacock Feather' Brooch, Circa 1860

Silver-Topped-Gold, Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond 'Peacock Feather' Brooch, Circa 1860 - Photo Sotheby's Designed as a fanciful peacock feather, the eye centered by a fancy-cut sapphire, bordered by 15 calibré-cut emeralds, the intertwined and curled plumes set with numerous old mine, old European and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 17.50 carats, length 5¾ inches, with French import marks. Estimation: 60,000 - 80,000 USD PROVENANCE: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, October 12, 1965, Precious... [Lire la suite]