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Lot 315: A QAJAR GOLD AND ENAMELLED BROOCH OR HEADDRESS ORNAMENT WITH MADONNA AND CHILD, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: of blossom-form, featuring a polychrome enamelled scene with Madonna and Child between Angels and seated figure, framed by a band of foil-backed colourful stones, three hanging pearls, the green enamelled reverse set with pin for hooking
In overall good condition, the enamel very fine, oxidisation to foil backing of stones resulting in some visible discoloration, minor sections of enamel to reverse missing, very minor hole to top section, the reverse with two minor hooks between the pin, as viewed.
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Dimensions: 7.5 by 7cm.