Collection of jewellery (Collezione di gioielli)
From a Noble Family
Collection of jewellery
(Collezione di gioielli)
Comprising: a brooch of garland style decorated with an oval sapphire and a cultured pearl, further highlighted with old-mine cut and rose diamonds, a diamond ring of similar design, size 52, two bar brooches of openwork design: one set with a cushion-shaped diamond framed by calibrè-cut sapphires, the other decorated with circular-cut and rose diamonds; a pair of green hardstone, diamond and ruby earclips, and an emerald and diamond tie pin.
(Comprendente: una spilla in stile ghirlanda decorata con uno zaffiro di taglio ovale ed una perla coltivata e diamanti di vecchio taglio ed a rosa, un anello in diamanti dello stesso stile, misura 52, due spille lavorate a traforo: la prima con al centro un diamante taglio cuscino entro bordo in zaffiri taglio calibrè, la seconda decorata con diamanti di taglio circolare ed a rosa; un paio di orecchini a clip in pietra dura, diamanti e rubini, ed uno spillone in smeraldi e diamanti.)
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Please note that an export license is needed for this lot, please refer to the jewellery department for further information: + 39 02 29500201. Sapphire, diamond and cultured pearl brooch: gross weight approximately 26 grams. Measures approximately 68 x 49mm. Shows some evidence of tarnish, signs and scratches to the metal consistent with age and wear. In overall good condition.Accompanied by Cisgem gemological short report n.17561, dated 27.11.2020, stating that the sapphire, measuring approximately 7.40 x 7.90 x 4.75mm, estimated to weigh approximately 2.50 carats, shows no evidence of heat treatment. Diamond ring: gross weight approximately 3 grams. Diamond and sapphire bar brooch: gross weight approximately 4.7 grams. Length approximately 61mm. Diamond bar brooch: gross weight approximately 5 grams. Length approximately 60mm. One diamond deficient. Emerald and diamond tie pin: stamped 750 for 18 carat gold, Italian maker's mark. Gross weight approximately 4 grams. Central emerald with visible dark inclusion. Pair of earclips: gross weight approximately 7 grams. Measure approximately 14 mm in diameter.
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