An early 19th century gold cameo brooch. Of oval outline the...

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An early 19th century gold cameo brooch. Of oval outline the agate cameo carved to depict a lady in profile, with split pearl, single and rose-cut diamond surround and glazed reverse. Signed Pestrini. French assay marks. Length 6cms. Total weight 23.6gms.

More Information

  • Overall condition good. Minor surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Glazed panel reverse later addition, possible replacement gems.
  • Small areas of soft solder visible, signs of alteration/ repair.
  • Diamonds fairly well matched.
  • Diamonds fairly bright.

  • Estimated total diamond weight under 0.10ct.

  • Individual size and setting of rose-cut diamonds prevents accurate carat weight, colour and clarity assessment.

  • Agate is in good condition with minor surface abrasions.

  • Signed for Pietro Pestrini.
  • Some areas of the later added mount are testing as low karat gold.
  • Fellows uses a Thermo Scientific Nitron Handheld XRF Analyser to test metals. This technology is limited to examining metal to a depth of approximately 8 microns.
  • Fellows does not guarantee the standard of gold or platinum unless an item is hallmarked. Results from electronically tested items should only be used as a guide and with caution, as false readings are possible.
  • Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.

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

  • For any further questions you may have on this lot, please do not hesitate to contact Ben Randall at ben@fellows.co.uk

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    Auction Date:
    8th Nov 18 at 11am GMT
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