A cased late 18th century emerald set Catalan earring,
later converted to a pendant, in a case by Parkes. A series of emerald cut emeralds, set in gold collets to fluted silver frames with twisted wire decoration, with graduated girandole or pendant detachable drops, all backed in gold. A later pendant bale and support to the reverse. Tested as approximately 18ct gold and silver. A later case by Parkes, 12, Vigo Street, London. 106.00 x 26.00mm, 29.27g
Provenance: The Peter and Pat Crofts Collection
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Surface reaching inclusions to the emeralds.
Noticeable inclusions to the emeralds.
Facet edge wear to the emeralds.
The bale has a hairline fracture at the base, which is probably why the support bar has been added to the reverse and riveted in place.
Soft solder present.
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