Sat, 11th Sep 2021 10:00

Fine Art & Antiques

 
 

Sold for £5,000


Lot details

A Russian yellow and white metal shamrock brooch, comprising three carved nephrite jade leaves with 24 Old European and rose cut diamonds set in the stems, and a round faceted ruby at the base, with a hook fastening, diamond diameters between approx 0.8 and 2.9mm, total weight estimated as 0.31 carats, assessed mounted collectively colour I to J and clarity SI1 to SI2, ruby dimensions approx 3.55 x 2.5mm, weight estimated as 0.26 carats, brooch dimensions 32 x 28mm, Russian kokoshnik mark with 56 indicating 14ct gold, dates to pre-1908, gross weight 7.5g

Condition report

Some tarnishing to the metal commensurate with age.

Minor abrasions to the ruby.

Otherwise very good condition.

The kokoshnik mark named for the Russian head dress was introduced in 1896 by Tsar Nicholas II

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.

 

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