Garnet Brooch

Jackie's Cabochon Garnet and Diamond Flower Brooch, 19th Century

Composed of a large flower with petals of elongated cabochon garnet decorated in the center with a spray of old-mine diamonds, boarded by pear-shaped cabochon parent buds and leaves of old-mine and rose-cut diamonds, mounted in gold, the garnets in closed-back mountings. With fitted box stamped A la Vielle Russie, 781 Fifth Avenue, New York.

Source: Sotheby's 

NotesSold at the Sotheby's 1996 Onassis Auction.

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