Lot 27 (Jewellery and Silver, 21st November 2017)
A Victorian gold amethyst brooch and earring suite, c.1870,
with a knot-style brooch with three graduated amethysts, claw set in deep collets, set diagonally to the centre, hand engraved scrolling decoration to the knot with pairs of rope chain, swags to a pear-shaped detachable pendant drop, pendant 71 x 68mm,
together with a pair of matching drop earrings with Etruscan-style oval shield top and hook fittings, earrings 42mm long.
tested as approximately 9ct gold (3)
Sold for £500
The body of the knot is slightly paler than the pendant drop.
File marks to the reverse of the knot, to the left of the pendant hook.
Light scratches and facet edge marks to the gemstones only visible under 10X magnification.