A late 19th century emerald and diamond brooch. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams.
The central rectangular cut-cornered step-cut emerald, within a quatrefoil frame set throughout with cushion-shaped, old brilliant and rose-cut diamonds, with foliate diamond accents, mounted in silver and gold, diamonds approximately 6.80 carats total, brooch length 4.2cm, cased by Cartier. Lot 108A. Estimate £8,000 – 10,000 (€10,000 – 12,000)
Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, INCORPORATING THE CERES COLLECTION, LOTS 1 TO 101; A COLLECTION OF CAMEOS & INTAGLIOS FORMED BY AN AMERICAN FAMILY FROM THE 1930S TO THE 1990S, 17 Sep 2014 13:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET