Lot 533: A GOLD AND DIAMOND-MOUNTED AMETHYST SCARAB-FORM SCENT BOTTLE, CIRCA 1900 |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: realistically carved, the gold borders set with rose diamonds, the eyes with old mine diamonds, amethyst stopper, apparently unmarked
some inclusions at stone, otherwise good
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Dimensions: length 2 1/8 in.