A Victorian Garnet, Diamond And Green Enamel Brooch
A Victorian garnet, diamond and green enamel brooch pendant, the central oval cabochon garnet, estimated to weigh 40 carats, surrounded by green enamel with four old brilliant-cut diamond-set gold leaves to each side, suspending from the centre an oval cabochon garnet estimated to weigh 23 carats with old brilliant-cut diamond-set leaves to top and bottom, two diamond-set and enamel foliate drops to each side, diamonds estimated to weigh a total of 6 carats, all mounted in yellow gold, circa 1850, measuring approximately 9.6 x 5.7cm, gross weight 52.7 grams. Victorian brooch is in excellent condition. Unmarked, tested as 18ct gold.
A fabulous mid-nineteenth century devant de corsage that can be worn as a pendant or a brooch. The naturalistic design resembles a green vine from which stem diamond-studded ivy, encasing remarkable vivid and vibrant garnets. The motifs and exquisite craftsmanship make this an excellent example of high Victorian craftsmanship.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.