Late 19th blackamoor brooch

Brooch representing the bust of a Maure whose head and turban are carved in a matrix opal. The rich yellow gold and silver suit is set with rubies, sapphires and
old cut diamonds. A pearl holds the coat on the shoulder.
The turban is decorated with a gold flower set with rose-cut diamond 


French hallmark (eagle head)
Gold 750 m 
16 rubies (+/- 1 ct)
19 sapphires (0.50 ct)
44 diamonds (+/ 0,90 ct)

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