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Sapphire and diamond ring
, late 19th century
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
58
Sapphire and diamond ring
, late 19th century
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Sapphire and diamond ring
, late 19th century
Of cluster design, set to the centre with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 6.00 carats within a surround of circular-cut diamonds, size M.
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Provenance

By repute this ring belonged to Mary Tighe, who in 1805 wrote the six-canto allegorical poem Psyche. Thomas Moore was one of her admirers and John Keats paid tribute to her in his poem To Some Ladies. Thence by descent.

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by SSEF report no 91615, stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heat treatment, and an additional gemmological report.

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