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Lot 319: An Antique Demantoid Garnet and Diamond Bee Brooch, circa 1900


Hammer Price
$3,200 CAN


Modelled as a bee, the body set with a duo of demantoid garnets weighing approximately 2.00 carats and 0.90 carat, amid rose-cut diamond wings and eyes, mounted in silver and 10k gold

- weight 7.1 g
- demantoids measuring 8.85 x 7.35 x 4.20mm, and 6.10 x 5.50 x 3.48mm, of a medium tone of bright, very slightly yellowish green colour, moderately to noticeably included, both with identifiable "horsetail" inclusions.
- diamonds total approx 0.70 ct, of G-J colour, VS-I1 clarity
- engraved on the back with number "17923"
- in good condition, there is an indenting chip on the pavilion of the larger demantoid, and nicks to some of the diamonds

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

November 2014 2,400 – 2,800
1,872 – 2,184
1,560 – 1,820