An Art Nouveau silver and gold diamond floral brooch. The old-cut diamond collet buds, to the similarly-cut diamond whiplash foliate line. Estimated total diamond weight 1.40cts. Austrian marks. Length 3.8cms. Weight 6.2gms.
Overall condition good. Some surface scratches and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.
Piece has fairly recently been given an oxidized finish.
Diamonds bright and well matched.
Principal diamond estimated 0.38ct.
Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.
Mostly minor, to moderate scattered small inclusions. Larger diamond with more profuse inclusions.
Gold electronically tests as approximately 12ct.
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