Diamond tiara, circa 1880 | 鑽石頭冠，約1880年
From a German Noble Family
Of scroll and foliate design, set throughout with pinched collet-set cushion-shaped, circular- and single-cut diamonds, inner circumference approximately 380mm, each of the five motifs detachable and accompanied by three additional jewels, one may be worn as a brooch with later fitting, one motif may be deficient, fitted case.
Mounted in silver and gold. Each motif with enameled numbers to the reverse. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 65.00 - 75.00 carats, on average J-K to yellowish tint, SI-I clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. Signs of tarnish and wear to the metal consistent with age and normal use. Overall, in good condition considering its age. Gross weight approximately 227 grams. Accompanied by a three additional diamond jewels, one motif may be deficient, three screws and a fitted case.
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