From the Collection of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon: Sapphire and diamond brooch, 1890s
September 17, 03:32 PM (GMT)
September 17, 03:32 PM (GMT)
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The oval cabochon sapphire within a double surround of cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamond surround, possible later brooch fitting.
Accompanied by a facsimile of a certificate of provenance from Kensington Palace.
Unsigned. Sapphire measures approximately 9.5 x 8.1mm (depth not measurable due to setting). Estimated total diamond weight approximately 8.00-8.30 carats, estimated to be approximately I colour, SI1-3 clarity on average. Brooch measures approximately 26mm x 25mm. Some light discolouration. Engraved with monogram for Princess Margaret - M beneath coronet. Overall in good condition. Total gross weight approximately 12.1g.
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Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
Christie's, London, Jewellery and Faberge, from the Collection of H.R.H The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, 13th June 2006, lot 177