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THREE VICTORIAN DIAMOND BROOCHES, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

1,800

to
- 2,800 USD

THREE VICTORIAN DIAMOND BROOCHES, LATE 19TH CENTURY

THREE VICTORIAN DIAMOND BROOCHES, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

1,800

to
- 2,800 USD

THREE VICTORIAN DIAMOND BROOCHES, LATE 19TH CENTURY


a flowerspray of old mine diamonds; a circular openwork brooch set with seven old mine diamonds, surrounded by pearls alternating with groups of three small rose diamonds; and a brooch formed of two overlapping openwork hearts, tied by a ribbon bow, set with old mine diamonds, each suspending a pearl; all set in silver over gold, the latter with heart-shaped leather box

length of first 2 1/8 in.

5.6 cm

In overall good condition, especially given the age of the pieces, the mountings with signs of wear including surface scratches, and minor areas of discoloration to the gold, and the silver heavily tarnished. The round pearl and diamond brooch missing a pearl. The diamonds are bright and lively. The round to off-round pearls are of creamy white to cream body color with one golden example, with minor to moderate blemishing including peeling, cracked and uneven skins, and fair to good luster. The round brooch approximately 1⅛ inches; the double heart motif brooch approximately 1⅛ inches; the floral brooch approximately 2 inches.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.