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Natural pearl and diamond brooch, attributed to Boucheron, circa 1910

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Formerly in the collection of Mrs Flora Sassoon (1859-1936)

Natural pearl and diamond brooch, attributed to Boucheron, circa 1910

Natural pearl and diamond brooch, attributed to Boucheron, circa 1910

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Lot sold:

40,320

GBP

Formerly in the collection of Mrs Flora Sassoon (1859-1936)

Natural pearl and diamond brooch, attributed to Boucheron, circa 1910


Of open work design, set with cushion-shaped and rose-cut diamonds in millegrain borders, the navette-shaped surmount centring on a oval diamond weighing 6.91  carats, suspending a natural pearl measuring approximately 10.1 - 10.2 x 11.3mm, unsigned, fitted case stamped Boucheron.


Accompanied by a gemmological report.

Accompanied by GCS report no. 80250-43, dated 30th January 2020, stating that the pearl measuring approximately 10.1 - 10.2mm x 11.3mm is natural, saltwater.


In our specialists' opinion, the diamond measuring approximately 13.1 x 12.3 x 6.1mm and weighing 6.91 carats, is approximately I-J colour, SI2 clarity, with medium-strong blue fluorescence.


Unsigned. Natural pearl of cream body colour, medium lustre, rose and green overtones, some light scratches to nacre. Brooch length approximately 57mm, gross weight approximately 14 grams. Some minor points of solder to reverse. Brooch fitting detaches. Overall condition good. Fitted case stamped Boucheron.


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