Sale 15JL02 | Lot 54

Russian Gold, Blister Pearl, Diamond, Ruby and Cabochon Sapphire Beetle Pin

Catalogue: Important Jewelry
Russian Gold, Blister Pearl, Diamond, Ruby and Cabochon Sapphire Beetle Pin

Lot Details

Lot 54
Russian Gold, Blister Pearl, Diamond, Ruby and Cabochon Sapphire Beetle Pin
Its body composed of a bisected blister pearl, approximately 28.0 x 15.6 mm., centering a line of square-cut rubies, topped by a head and horns set with old-mine and rose-cut diamonds, grasping one oval cabochon sapphire, accented by inverted round ruby eyes, joined by 3 square-cut rubies flanked by 2 oval cabochon sapphires, with maker's mark and Russian assay marks.


Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Blister pearls: 2 halves, slightly creamy with yellowish hue, irridescent luster.

Rubies: medium deep pinkish-red.
Sapphires: deep royal blue, translucent, good polish.
Diamonds: G-H-VS-SI.

Good condition. 2 1/4 x 1 1/4".


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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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