A Silver, Yellow Gold, Diamond, Garnet, Ruby and Enamel Double Mourning Brooch, Circa 1760,
consisting of a heart shape brooch with blue enamel surmounted with a yellow gold crown containing five round mixed cut rubies and 20 mixed cut diamonds, the silver surround containing alternating old European cut diamonds and mixed cut garnets, together with a curb link chain attaching a clover motif brooch with blue enamel surmounted with a flower motif containing five seed pearls and nine mixed cut diamonds, the reverse with glazed compartment containing a lock of hair. Heart engraved: June y,1 1760. 12.75 dwts.
Property from the Margaret A. Cooper Trust, Evanston, Illinois. Sold without reserve to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.