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Lot 0388
A late Victorian gold gem-set fly brooch. The cushion-shape sapphire and seed pearl fly, with split pearl wings, to the plain bar. Length 3.7cms. Weight 1.7gms.

Condition

  • Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Fly legs damaged, re-applied.
  • One wing bent, possibly repaired.
  • Seed pearl untested for natural origin.
  • Sapphire is a deep blue hue.
  • Split pearls variously discoloured and worn.
  • Length of fly 1.5cms.
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    A late Victorian gold gem-set fly brooch. The

    Estimate £180 - £260Apr 19, 2018
    Birmingham, UK
    Auction Curated By:
    Natalie Hutchings
    Jewellery