2. Bonhams – FINE JEWELLERY
18 Oct 2007, 13:00 EDT NEW YORK
Property from a Florida estate
A Belle Epoque Diamond and Platinum Topped Tiara (Lot 220) (Sold)
Bailey Banks & Biddle, circa 1905
This one is designed as three graduated ribbons set with old European-cut diamonds in platinum-topped gold. It’s typically Belle Epoque with swags of garlands and flowers. The diamond garland is foliate, with small florette clusters. It is signed BB&B for Bailey Banks and Biddle, no. 35365; estimated total diamond weight: 3.00 carats.