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Lot 0012
An early 20th century 18ct gold diamond and gem-set brooch. Designed as a textured dog with baroque cultured pearl head, ruby eye and single-cut diamond collar, chained to a cultured pearl atop a bar. Length 2.3cms. Weight 9.9gms. With fitted case.

Condition

  • Overall condition good. Minor surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Baroque pearl, creamy white, with typical surface features.
  • Residue can be seen around ruby.

  • Diamonds fairly bright.

  • Estimated total diamond weight under 0.10ct.

  • Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • Case is in fair condition, leather is heavily worn in areas. Some of the golden motif has worn away

  • Fellows uses a Thermo Scientific Nitron Handheld XRF Analyser to test metals. This technology is limited to examining metal to a depth of approximately 8 microns.
  • Fellows does not guarantee the standard of gold or platinum unless an item is hallmarked. Results from electronically tested items should only be used as a guide and with caution, as false readings are possible.
  • Stones in fair condition with some abrasion and minor nibbles to the girdle and facet edges.

  • Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.

  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

  • For any further questions you may have on this lot, please do not hesitate to contact Ben Randall at ben@fellows.co.uk

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    An early 20th century 18ct gold diamond and gem-set

    Estimate £1,200 - £1,800Feb 21, 2019
    Birmingham, UK
    Auction Curated By:
    Ben Randall
    Antique & Modern Jewellery
    Alex Duffy
    Antique & Modern Jewellery