A Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a gift-wrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation boxAn Early Victorian Gold Turquoise Floral SuiteAn Early Victorian Gold Turquoise Floral SuiteAn Early Victorian Gold Turquoise Floral SuiteAn Early Victorian Gold Turquoise Floral SuiteAn Early Victorian Gold Turquoise Floral SuiteAn Early Victorian Gold Turquoise Floral Suite

An Early Victorian Gold Turquoise Floral Suite

An early Victorian gold turquoise floral suite, consisting of a necklace, brooch and a pair of earrings, the necklace with three graduated sections of vine leaves and five forget-me-not flowers to the centre suspended by an open fancy link chain, the brooch consisting of a three vine leaves and two forget-me-not flowers and the pair of earrings, each consisting of a vine leaf drop with six forget-me-not flowers surmounted by a vine leaf tops to continental fittings, all mounted in gold, circa 1837-46, accompanied by original fitted box, the necklace measuring approximately 44 x 4.2cm, the brooch measuring approximately 4.2 x 3.5cm , each of the earrings measuring approximately 6.8 x 2.9cm, gross weight 56.9 grams.
Compare to similar suite, entry Number 630 in ”The Art of the Jeweller – A Catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift to the British Museum”.

A lovely, naturalistic early Victorian suite. This set features a necklace, brooch, and earrings, each decorated with gold ivy leaves and delicate turquoise forget-me-not flowers. The flowers are sweetly symbolic, and the turquoise is striking against the yellow gold. This set exemplifies the nature-inspired designs of the early Victorian period.

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.

No. 27147M

£19,750