A mid 20th century 18ct gold and platinum, diamond and gem-s...

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A mid 20th century 18ct gold and platinum, diamond and gem-set butterfly brooch. The brilliant-cut diamond body and eyes, with angular antennae, to the scattered similarly-cut diamond, oval coral disc and vari-shape onyx wings highlighted by a circular turquoise cabochon border. Estimated total diamond weight 1.25cts. French assay marks. Length 7.7cms. Weight 25gms.

More Information

  • Overall condition good. Some surface scratches in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Should be a double pin brooch fitting, one of the pins is deficient.
  • Stamped Depose, SSM to the pin hinge.
  • Diamonds bright and well matched.
  • Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • Very few, minor inclusions visible under 10x.
  • Coral untested for natural colour origin.
  • Coral is a slightly mottled pinky orange hue. Few scratches.
  • Turquoise are a medium light blue through medium deep green. Slight matrix visible to some. Few surface indents.
  • 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:
    21st Mar 19 at 11am GMT
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