DIAMOND AND CITRINE BROOCH, ASPREY
DIAMOND AND CITRINE BROOCH, ASPREY
DIAMOND AND CITRINE BROOCH, ASPREY
DIAMOND AND CITRINE BROOCH, ASPREY
DIAMOND AND CITRINE BROOCH, ASPREY
DIAMOND AND CITRINE BROOCH, ASPREY
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DIAMOND AND CITRINE BROOCH, ASPREY

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

DIAMOND AND CITRINE BROOCH, ASPREY

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

DIAMOND AND CITRINE BROOCH, ASPREY


Designed as a palm-tree, set with brilliant-cut diamonds and pear-shaped citrines, signed Asprey, indistinct British hallmarks and maker's mark.


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Condition Report

Plaque signed Asprey to reverse of brooch. Stamped with British hallmarks for 18 carat gold, indistinct date letter mark and maker's mark A & Co Ltd for Asprey to base of stem. Diamonds bright and lively, estimated total diamond weight approximately 1.60-1.80 carats, estimated clarity SI as graded within the limitations of the mount, colour difficult to estimate due to mount. Citrines mid orange, transparent, appears clean, chips visible particularly around the top of citrines, some surface wear to stone surfaces such as scratches and rubbed facets. Scratches and wear to metal surfaces. Brooch fitting with some light play and slightly bent, closes securely. Gross weight approximately 27.9 grams. Length approximately 58 x 54mm. Overall condition good. Accompanied by case. Please note Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.

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Cataloguing

Literature

Sotheby's, Fine Jewels, 20th September 2017, Lot 259, for an example of a similar brooch by Asprey.

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Online bidding closed28 Mar 2019 | 05:12 PM GMT