A ruby, marcasite and plique-a-jour enamel fly brooch. The o...

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A ruby, marcasite and plique-a-jour enamel fly brooch. The oval ruby cabochon and marcasite body, with circular-shape ruby eyes and plique-a-jour enamel and marcasite wings. Length 4.1cms.

  • Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.
  • The ruby cabochon is opaque with profuse significant typical inclusions stopping the passage of light throughout the stone, some visible surface reaching inclusions.
  • Significant chips and surface abrasion to the circular-shape rubies.
  • Some chips and areas of damage visible to the marcasite.
  • Stamped 925.
  • Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.

  • The US prohibits the importation of items containing rubies or jadeite originating in Burma. For your convenience we have applied this notice to lots which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma, or those of indeterminate origin. Please be advised that inability of a purchaser to import any such item into the US or elsewhere will not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale.

  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

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    Auction Date:
    20th Oct 2016 from 10am
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