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A Neo-Renaissance pearl, diamond and enamel pin, circa 1890. Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,016 – $9,024). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015

The large baroque pearl with applied gold mounted rose-cut diamond flower head motif, the top mounted with a rose-cut diamond-set stylised dragon suspending in its jaws two pearl drops each with rose-cut diamond cluster cusps and blue enamel bar connecting links, the whole mounted on a gold polychrome enamel quatrefoil scroll plinth with conical base set with rose-cut diamond detail, circa 1890, 11.0cm long, pearl not tested for natural origin

Christie’s. JEWELLERY, 21 January 2015, London, South Kensington