Automated Sarpech Brooch Attributed to Garrard

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Diamond, pearl and enamel automated turban brooch (sarpech) attributged to Garrard, circa 1910. A gold and silver turban brooch composed of a central circular case with rotating mechanism set with one central cushion shaped old mine diamond in a silver claw setting with an approximate weight of 0.80 carats, above a pair of eight rayed stars which when wound rotate in opposing directions set with fifty two round rose cut diamonds in silver bead settings, the cover of the case in dark blue engine-turned enamel encircled by a single row of thirty six pearls in bead settings, the case also set to top and bottom with twelve round rose cut diamonds in silver collet settings on individual rays, and flanked by two double tiered wings set with one hundred and forty two round rose cut diamonds in silver topped gold bead settings, all two hundred and six rose cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 5.34 carats, the reverse mounted with a gold hinged pin and scroll clasp, the reverse of the case with a hinged winding latch, engraved with a crown, and with an approximate combined diamond weight of 6.14 carats.

Formerly belonging to the estate of Maharaja Yeshwant Rao Holkar II (r. 1926-48) of Indore.
Details
Of the Period
Edwardian
Place of Origin
England
Date of Manufacture
circa 1910
Period
20th Century
Stone
Diamond
Natural Pearl
Condition
Excellent
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
JU11100718683
Address
Berganza
88-90 Hatton Garden
London EC1N 8PN
GB
+44 1228830349
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