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A Victorian diamond, ruby and pearl spray brooch, c.1880

A Victorian diamond, ruby and pearl spray brooch, c.1880,
with three flower head clusters. Each one set with a central old European cut diamond, with cabochon ruby set gold anthers, bordered by petals, grain set with old Swiss cut diamonds. A diamond set bud with an articulated pearl centre, and diamond set leaves throughout. All set in silver and backed in gold, with a pin and later roller catch. Tested as sterling silver and approximately 9ct gold. 64 x 30mm, 13.94g

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Sold for £1,850


Condition report

One flower head cluster will need to be re-soldered to the chenier (soft solder has been later rhodium plated, possibly when roller catch was fitted).
Light surface marks commensurate with age.
Diamonds bright and lively.

 

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Auction: Fine Jewellery and Watches - Live Online, Tue, 27th Jul 2021

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Monday 12 July 11.00am – 4pm
Tuesday 13 July 11.00am – 4pm
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