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Lot 357: An Antique Sapphire and Diamond Pendant/Brooch, circa 1880


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Designed with curling ribbons, floral motifs and a garland swag, suspending a pear-shaped sapphire weighing approximately 5.60 carats, and centering a later added oval sapphire weighing approximately 3.00 carats, set throughout with old-cut diamonds, mounted in silver and gold

Dimensions: height 2 3/4 inches, width 1 5/8 inches
Weight: 22.7 grams
Pear-shaped sapphire: 12.9 x 9.68 x 5.65mm, of a medium light tone of very slightly violetish blue colour, moderately included, minor abrasions to facet junctions under magnification. It is Dupuis' opinion that the gem exhibits no detectable evidence of thermal enhancement.
Oval sapphire: O10.1 x 7.80 x 4.10mm, of a medium dark tone of slightly violetish blue colour, lightly included
Diamonds: Total approximate weight, 4.00 carats, of H-L colour, VS1-I1 clarity
Backing: with a small pendant loop on top; removable brooch attachment (screw-down type)
In good overall condition, signs of repair/alteration to claws surrounding the oval sapphire

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

November 2015 16,000 – 18,000
12,480 – 14,040
10,400 – 11,700