Sale 15JL02 | Lot 195

Antique Gold, Silver, Cabochon Garnet, Diamond, Gem-Set and Baroque Freshwater Pearl Beetle Brooch

Catalogue: Important Jewelry
Antique Gold, Silver, Cabochon Garnet, Diamond, Gem-Set and Baroque Freshwater Pearl Beetle Brooch

Lot Details

Lot 195
Antique Gold, Silver, Cabochon Garnet, Diamond, Gem-Set and Baroque Freshwater Pearl Beetle Brooch
Its silver head accented by a diamond-set flower, round cabochon ruby eyes and one cushion-shaped emerald, with extended rose-cut diamond horns grasping a pearl, its navette-shaped cabochon garnet torso joined to its head by a silver band accented by 2 oval cabochon moonstones, tipped by a fancy-shaped diamond-set silver plaque, further extending gold legs, circa 1875, one rose-cut diamond missing.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BROOCH IS SET WITH 2 MOONSTONES, NOT 3 AS STATED IN THE CATALOGUE.


Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Garnet: deep brownish-red, minor pitting, translucent, good polish.

Please note that the brooch is set with 2 oval moonstones, not 3 as stated in the catalogue.

Good condition. 2 x 3/4".


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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important Jewelry

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