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Lot 306 of 619



Lot 298: An Antique Natural Pearl and Diamond Brooch, circa late 19th century


Hammer Price
$4,000 CAN


Of knife-edge and fleur-de-lis design, the flared cascading spray decorated with natural pearls, old mine and old European-cut diamonds, mounted in silver and 10k gold

With report 2145529378 dated 26 March 2012 from the Gemological Institute of America stating natural pearls, saltwater origin

-weight 15.9 g
-height 2 1/4 ins, width 1 3/4 ins
-10 natural pearls ranging approximately (largest) 7.56 x 6.72 x 5.40mm, 4.50mm, 4.50mm, 5.10mm, 5.20mm, 5.40mm, 5.70mm, 6.30mm, 6.45mm and (smallest) 4.01 x 3.93 x 3.00 mm, mostly white with soft lustre and very light blemishes, a few with damaged nacre at the back
-approx diamond weight 1.35 cts, HIJ/VS-I1
-overall good condition with one pearl deficient, minor solder repairs at the back

Condition reports are provided as a courtesy to clients and are a qualified subjective opinion only. All items are sold ‘as is’.

June 2012 1,500 – 2,000
1,170 – 1,560
975 – 1,300