Diamond tiara, circa 1880
15,000 - 20,000 CHF
Property from a Noble Collection
Of kokoshnik design, composed of graduated stylised motifs, set throughout with circular-cut and rose diamonds, to a band composed of two rows of circular-cut diamonds, inner circumference approximately 280mm, three small diamond deficient.
Mounted in silver and backed in gold. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 20.00 - 25.00 carats, bright and lively of mixed colours and clarities estimated approximately I-K and I clarity (included), as gauged and graded in the mount, three small diamonds deficient and one diamond later replaced. Some oxidization commensurate with age. Gross weight approximately 112 grams.
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