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Lot 296: An Antique Sapphire and Diamond Tiara


Hammer Price
$7,500 CAN


The petite tiara of triangular peaked design extending from a narrow band, the floral and foliate motifs with rose-cut diamond leaves amid sapphire florets and buds, further embellished by suspended old mine-cut diamond drops, the apex enhanced by a larger rose-cut diamond, mounted in silver and 18k gold, French assay marks, with fitted box, mid 19th century

-weight 34.9 g
-width 3.5 ins
-height 2.25 ins
-approx diamond weight 11cts, H to light brown, SI1-I1
-approx sapphire weight 2.25cts, light to medium tone of bright, slightly violetish blue, moderately to heavily included
-in good condition with a tear in the gold of lower row, one tiny diamond deficient and one sapphire chipped

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

June 2012 4,000 – 5,000
3,120 – 3,900
2,600 – 3,250