19th Century Diamond and Emerald Lizard Brooch, circa 1895 For Sale
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19th Century Diamond and Emerald Lizard Brooch, circa 1895

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Description: - A stunning antique silver and rose gold diamond, and emerald lizard brooch - circa 1895. The brooch is crafted in silver to the front and backed in gold, with rose-cut emerald eyes, an engraved head, body, and tail that is highlighted with graduated rose diamonds. The brooch is stamped to the C clasp with an indistinct mark. The brooch has been tested as silver and 9ct gold minimum fineness. Measurements: - The brooch measures 5.5cm (length) x 1.8cm (height) x 1.2cm (depth). Weight: - The brooch weighs 10.1 grams. 0.32 troy ounces.

Details

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  • Place of Origin
    Unknown
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1895
  • Condition Details
    The pin, and clasp both work perfectly. The diamonds, & emeralds are all handcut (not perfectly rounded), and in good condition. The tail has been lightly drilled to possibly allow the piece to be also worn as a pendant.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Weight
    10.1 g
  • Seller Location
    Glasgow, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    Item No: - 1532.
  • Reference Number
    LU124417388582
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