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Lot 214: ART NOUVEAU STERLING SILVER, ENAMEL AND PASTE SET BROOCH, CIRCA 1910 5cm across
26 October 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
STERLING SILVER, ENAMEL AND PASTE SET BROOCH, CIRCA 1910
in the form of a peacock, stamped marks 230/ STERLING
Of nice appearance
One small stone lacking to end of one left hand tail feather
Several stones appear to be replaced
Some rubbing to the enamel at bird's cheek, tip of beak, neck and lower breast
Quite clearly marked
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Notes: Literature: Dale Reeves Nicholls ''Antique Enamelled Jewelry'', Schiffer 2005, p. 58