Design for a Diadem

Pen and ink, brush and sepia wash on light brown paper | early 19th century

Unknown Maker

Jewelry design for a diadem (small crown or tiara). Above a band are two bigger and, outside, two smaller volutes, with the scrolls bending upwards; those are connected by chains with 5 and 3 round diamonds respectively. On the cusps, ovoid diamonds ...
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