Sale 13JL02 | Lot 42

Renaissance Revival Gold, Button Pearl, Gray Pearl, Diamond and Enamel Pendant-Brooch

Catalogue: Important Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 42
Renaissance Revival Gold, Button Pearl, Gray Pearl, Diamond and Enamel Pendant-Brooch
The circular brooch centering a diamond-set star atop a black enamel dome, encircled by rose-cut diamonds, surrounded by 3 semi-baroque pearls approximately 9.0 mm., and 3 dark gray, pinkish-brown and taupe pearls approximately 5.0 mm., spaced by 12 old-mine cut diamonds edged by red enamel and tipped by black enamel balls, further encircled by old-mine cut diamonds and black enamel and gold decoration, suspending 3 pearls approximately 4.8 mm., with black and red enamel decoration, embellished by old-mine and rose-cut diamonds, circa 1860, reverse with glazed compartment.

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Pearls: whitish, out-of-round, slightly irregular in shape, cleanish, good
luster, appear to be fully round pearls.

Colored pearls: deep gray with faint pink and green hues, pinkish-gray & taupe, minor scratch on dark gray pearl, medium to good luster, most probably button pearls.

Drop pearls: off-white, two side pearls with pink and green hues, good luster.

Diamonds: I-J-SI, one Imp.

Minor black enamel loss on pendant loop. Minor black enamel repair on border between 7:00 & 8:00, not visible to eye.

Good condition. 2 5/8 (including pendant loop) x 1 3/8".

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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