A Victorian diamond crescent brooch or hair ornament,
with a row of graduated old European cut and rose cut diamonds, in silver cut down collets backed in gold. A two pin detachable brooch fitting with roller catch. Tested as approximately sterling silver and 9ct gold. The principal diamond estimated as approximately 0.67ct. A later fitted case by J W Benson Ltd. 65mm wide, 10.41g
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Sold for £2,600
Principle diamond measures approximately 5.91 x 5.46 x 3.26mm.
An old European cut diamond terminating the brooch at one side is a later replacement, should have a rose cut diamond. That old European cut diamond is chipped.
Surface reaching inclusions to some of the diamonds.
Surface marks/scratches to mounting.
Silver is tarnished.
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Auction: Fine Jewellery and Watches - Live Online, Tue, 27th Jul 2021
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT
Due to current social distancing restrictions, we will be offering viewing by appointment only.
One hour time slots will be available from:
London Gallery, Cecil Court, London, WC2N 4EZ
Monday 12 July 11.00am – 4pm
Tuesday 13 July 11.00am – 4pm
Wednesday 14 July 11.00am – 4pm
Thursday 15 July 11.00am – 4pm
Friday 16 July 11.00am – 4pm
Saturday 17 July 11.00am – 3pm
Stansted Mountfitchet Auction Rooms, Essex, CM24 8GE
Thursday 22 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
Friday 23 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
Saturday 24 July 10.00am – 2.00pm
Sunday 25 July 10.00am – 2.00pm
Monday 26 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
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