Sale 19LA01 | Lot 458

Antique Platinum-Topped Gold, Opal, Diamond, Demantoid Garnet and Pearl Butterfly Brooch

Catalogue: California Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 458
Antique Platinum-Topped Gold, Opal, Diamond, Demantoid Garnet and Pearl Butterfly Brooch
One oval opal ap. 7.50 cts., old European & single-cut diamonds 6.65 cts., 10 round & oval demantoid garnets, 6 colored & one white pearl, c. 1895, ap. 23.5 dwts. The pearls have not been tested.


C Property from an Early California Pioneering Land and Cattle Family

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $10,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Opal: white base color with flashes of green, yellow, orange on the front and now red/blue on the backside, moderate amount of play of color

Demantiod Garnets: lively, medium green color with strong saturation, lightly included, well matched

Diamonds: G-H-I/VS-SI

Colored Pearls (not tested): pink/purple/silver and shades in between, round shape, excellent luster

White Pearl (not tested): very lightly blemished, excellent luster

Overall in good condition, normal wear to metal.
Measuring ap. 2 1/4 x 2 3/4 inches


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: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $10,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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California Jewelry

Mon, May 06, 2019 at 10am EDT
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