A fine Qajar gem-set and enamelled gold Brooch in the form of a bird on a rose, Persia, 19th Century. Estimate £10,000 – 15,000 (€13,000 – 19,000). Photo Bonhams.
set with rose-cut diamonds and a large cabochon Burmese ruby, the bird with outstretched wings with its beak pointing into the centre of the flower, with a tulip and smaller flowers, the leaves decorated with polychrome enamel; 8.3 cm. high
Provenance: Swiss private collection.
Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 7 Oct 2014 10:30 BST. LONDON, NEW BOND STREET