A fine impressive antique Victorian turquoise, ruby and 0.15 carat diamond, 14 carat yellow gold, brooch modelled in the form of a dove. SKU: W9954 Price: GBP £1495.00 #dove #brooch #animal #gold #turquoise #ruby
Empress Eugénie’s Locket Pendant, c. 1805, locket c.1860, French. Gold oval locket, the cover set with a sapphire cameo of a Muse with lyre, framed in diamonds, within a diamond and pearl laurel wreath. Inside there is a glazed compartment containing a photograph of the Empress Eugénie. The locket is attached by a gold double E (for Eugénie) cipher surmounted by the Napoleonic Imperial crown to a gold chain interspersed with globes.
Gold, silver, and diamond brooch, set with an octagonal sapphire engraved with the arms of Johann Hugo von Orsbeck (1634-1711), appointed Archbishop Prince Elector of Trier, 13 July, and Bishop of Speyer, 16 July 1676, Abbot of Prum and Provost of Weissenburg. Now framed within a foliate border. German. Sapphire intaglio: 17th century. Setting: 19th century. Click for source and additional commentary by Diana Scarisbrick