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Back to Unreserved Jewelry / June 9, 2017

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COLLECTION OF GEORGIAN OR VICTORIAN JEWELRY

The ten pieces include two pairs of diamond or paste earrings; A rose cut diamond arrow brooch; A Bohemian garnet crescent brooch; A red and blush colored paste cluster pendant with central cavity enclosing hair; Seed pearl and rose cut diamond silver drop pendant with fringe; Two yellow gold brooches with rose cut diamonds. Both pendants on later rose gold chains. 10k-18k. Largest 2 1/2" x 1 1/2". 1790-1860. 27.8 dwt. (gold items). Provenance: From the Estate of a New York decorative arts dealer.


Sale Price: $1,875

Estimate: $700 - $900


Condition Report

Both brooches revised; Arrow brooch 1/4" x 1 1/4", acid tests for approx. 14k.; Foliate brooch 1 1/4" x 1 3/4", acid tests for approx. 14k.; Scrolling brooch with drops 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" is gold filled; Crescent moon brooch 1 1/2", acid tests for approx. 14k.; Gold-filled drop earrings drop 1 1/4"; Hoop earrings drop 1", acid test for approx. 10k.; Flower head pendant 1 1/4" x 1", chain 17" (not gold).; Pendant and chain acid tests for approx. 10k.; Pendant with seed pearls 2 3/4" x 1 1/4", chain 18". Pendant is silver, chain acid tests for approx. 10k.

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