* An 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Carved Chalcedony, Ruby and Diamond "Tourandot" Brooch, Nardi, depicting the princess Tourandot from Puccini's great opera, consisting of a carved white chalcedony head with elaborate circular openwork headdress accented on top with 19 round mixed cut rubies, the brim of the headdress accented with 11 pendants, nine containing diamonds and two of dragon motif, the bust intricately textured, containing 16 round mixed cut rubies and numerous diamonds, the brooch containing approximately 8.60 carats of rubies and numerous round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.75 carat total. Hand inscribed: NARDI 750. 24.40 dwts. Estimate $ 4,000-6,000
An 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Carved Chalcedony, Ruby and Diamond Tourandot Brooch, Nardi, 24.40 dwts.