A Victorian ruby and diamond closed crescent brooch, c.1890,
with an outer row of graduated oval and circular mixed cut rubies, all in cut down collets and an interior row of old European cut and old Swiss cut diamonds, grain set in white. A scalloped gallery with a reeded underbezel and detachable brooch frame, to allow an alternative forchere or hair fitting. Tested as approximately 18ct, 15ct, 9ct gold and silver. 36 x 35mm, 11.08g
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Diamonds take centre stage in our beautiful selection of historic pieces produced during the reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1901. Prominent for their design and composition, each is to be sold in our auction of Fine Jewellery and Watches on Tuesday 28 June.
Sold for £3,500
Light surface marks commensurate with its age.
Diamonds bright and lively.
Gemstones bright and lively.
Later replacement roller catch.
1x - 5.30 x 4.78 x 3.17mm
2x - 5.20 x 4.50 x 2.08mm
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1.3 - 2.3mm diameter of diamonds
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Auction: Fine Jewellery and Watches, Tue, 28th Jun 2022
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT
We will be offering viewing by appointment only, to be held at our London Gallery, Cecil Court, London, WC2N 4EZ:
Monday 13 June - 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Tuesday 14 June - 11.00am - 4.00pm
Wednesday 15 June - 11.00am - 4.00pm
Thursday 16 June - 11.00am - 4.00pm
Friday 17 June - 11.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 18 June - 11.00 - 3.00pm
We will be offering viewing by appointment only, to be held at our Stansted Auction Rooms, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE:
Thursday 23 June - 9.30am - 4.30pm
Friday 24 June - 9.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday 25 June - 10.00am - 2.00pm
Sunday 26 June - 10.00am - 2.00pm
Monday 27 June - 9.30am - 4.30pm
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