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A diamond and pearl corsage brooch-pendant, circa 1900

A diamond and natural pearl corsage brooch-pendant, circa 1900. Photo Bonhams

The openwork scrolling cartouche set with old brilliant and rose-cut diamonds, set to the centre with a 7.0mm pearl and a brilliant-cut diamond cluster, suspending a pearl drop with rose-cut diamond bow surmount, mounted in silver and gold, length 8.7cm. Sold for £4,320 (€5,426)

Accompanied by a certificate from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory stating that both pearls were found to be natural and of saltwater origin. Certificate number 03855, dated 11 March 2011. 

Bonhams. Fine Jewellery London, New Bond Street. 13 Apr 2011 14:00