A gem-set and plique-a-jour enamel brooch. Of openwork design, the plique-a-jour enamel lady's head and flowing hair, with overlaid vari-cut rubies and oval-shape amethysts, suspending a freshwater cultured pearl. Length 6cms. Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.Tarnishing and discolouration visible in areas.The rubies appear opaque with profuse inclusions effecting the passage of light throughout the gemstones.Amethyst well matched and in good condition.Concentric growth banding visible to the freshwater cultured pearl.Stamped 925.Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.The US prohibits the importation of items containing rubies or jadeite originating in Burma. For your convenience we have applied this notice to lots which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma, or those of indeterminate origin. Please be advised that inability of a purchaser to import any such item into the US or elsewhere will not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale.Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.