A silver plique-à-jour enamel, ruby and emerald set dragonfly brooch/pendant, with circular mixed cut ruby set eyes and an oval mixed cut emerald set thorax, with green plique-à-jour enamel abdomen, and varicoloured plique-à-jour enamel wings, with pin, roller catch and concealed suspension loop, tested as approximately sterling silver, 52 x 52mm, 8.24g
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Sold for £160
Surface reaching inclusions to the rubies and emerald.
The rubies appear to be too small for the collets. They are glued in place.
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Auction: Jewellery, Designer Handbags and Accessories - Live Online, Wed, 26th May 2021
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