A Victorian gold turquoise, split pearl and pearl locket pendant/brooch, glazed panels, rub set, to openwork wire frame, with a bird and nest motif surmount, the bird's wings grain set with split pearls and cabochon turquoise, to intertwined vines, pearls and snakes or serpents, with a ribbon bow to the bottom, with brooch pin, 'C' catch and jump ring bale, tested as approximately 15ct gold with silver gilt jump ring applied motifs, 75 x 50mm, 21.13g (a/f)
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Sold for £300
One split pearl missing from the bird.
The nacre to the pearls is almost entirely gone.
Evidence of multiple soft solder/lead repairs.
Probably some vines missing.
The ribbon bow tends to turn upside down.
The silver gilt jump ring is probably a later replacement.
The brooch pin does not move in and out of the catch easily, it gets stuck.
The bezel to the glazed panels does not sit flush.
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Auction: Jewellery Sale - Live Online, Wed, 28th Jul 2021
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