1880s French 0.33 Carat Diamond and Pearl, Enamel and 18k Yellow Gold Brooch

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This stunning, fine and impressive antique enamel brooch has been crafted in 18k yellow gold.

The pierced decorated, asymmetrical setting displays a feature hand-painted enamel miniature portrait, depicting a young lady in period dress.

The portrait is bordered by a total of twenty eight Dutch cut pavé set diamonds.

The central arrangement is framed within a typical Victorian scrollwork design, ornamented to the upper border with two individually bezel set Old European round cut diamonds and a single natural 3.48mm pearl.

The brooch secures to the reverse via a hinged pin and safety clasp fastening.

This antique French brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 18k gold.

The brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.

Diamond Quality

Colour (average grades) H
Clarity (average grades) SI2
Cut Dutch / Old European round
Content (total) 0.33 carat

Dimensions

Length of setting 3.30cm/1.29"
Width of setting 2.70cm/1.06"
Height of setting 7.78mm/0.30"
Pearl diameter 3.48mm

Date: Circa 1880
Origin: France (Strong Probability)

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AC Silver item Ref. SKU: A6273
Details
Of the Period
Victorian
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
Cirac 1880
Period
1880-1889
Metal
18k Gold
Yellow Gold
Stone
Diamond
Pearl
Condition
Excellent. This antique 1880's brooch is exceptional quality set with a hand painted enamel panel, a natural pearl and very well colour matched, very high colour graded old cut diamonds. The brooch is a very good gauge of gold and is in excellent condition..
Weight
9.3g
Dealer Location
Jesmond, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU12822108673
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1stdibs seller since 2015
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