Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Vertu (5 September 2017)

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Date of Auction: 5th September 2017

Sold for £1,200

Estimate: £700 - £800

A Victorian gold and garnet set brooch and earpendant suite, 1870s, the marquise-shaped domed boss brooch with applied bead and wirework decoration, to a central cabochon garnet inset with a seed pearl set star, with matching smaller detachable pendant drop below, supporting a fringe of snake-link tassels, glazed locket and applied registration mark to the reverse, the earpendants ensuite with later screw back fittings, brooch length, including drop, 8cm. £700-800

Footnote

The registration mark confirms the design was registered under ‘Metalwear, parcel 2’ on 20th August 1872.