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Lot 0021
A mid Victorian gold foil-back topaz and chrysoberyl brooch. The oval-shape foil-back topaz, with pear-shape green chrysoberyl sides and scrolling surround, suspended from a similarly-set surmount. Length 5.5cms. Weight 10.5gms.


  • Overall condition good to fair. Some surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • With possible gem replacements.
  • Soft solder trace to the reverse.
  • Foil-back topaz appear a medium purplish pink, fairly well saturated, with good clarity and typical inclusions.

  • Chrysoberyl light green, with good clarity.
  • Gems in good to fair condition with minor to moderate abrasion.

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    A mid Victorian gold foil-back topaz and chrysoberyl

    Estimate £900 - £1,400Jan 18, 2018
    Birmingham, UK
    Auction Curated By:
    Emma Scriven
    Jewellery and Antique & Modern Jeweller