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A late Victorian silver and gold, diamond and gem-set

Lot 0011
A late Victorian silver and gold, diamond and gem-set brooch. The old and rose-cut diamond foliate panel, with cushion-shape ruby highlights, within an old-cut diamond and seed pearl wreath. Estimated total diamond weight 1.25cts. Diameter 2.7cms. Weight 7.9gms.


  • Overall condition good. Some surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Diamonds well matched.
  • Diamonds bright.

  • Some rose-cut diamond to the foliate panel.
  • Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • Diamonds generally with minor inclusions. Some with moderate surface reaching inclusions and small chips/ cavities.
  • Rubies are a well matched medium pinkish red hue, well saturated, with good clarity and typical inclusions.

  • Rubies in good condition with minor abrasions to facets and facet edges.

  • Seed pearls are a creamy white colour with rose and greenish overtones.
  • Seed pearls generally in good condition, one with some moderate nacre damage.
  • 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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    A late Victorian silver and gold, diamond and gem-set

    Estimate £700 - £900May 16, 2019
    Birmingham, UK
    Auction Curated By:
    Ben Randall
    Antique & Modern Jewellery
    Alex Duffy
    Antique & Modern Jewellery