Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Vertu (29 November 2017)

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Date of Auction: 29th November 2017

Sold for £90

Estimate: £100 - £150

Two Victorian garnet and seed pearl set memorial brooches, the first with central glazed hairwork panel within a seed pearl border, to a surround of pinched collet set oval-cut garnets; the second centred with an oblong cabochon garnet, with a seed pearl accent, within a half pearl surround, the reverse inscribed ‘John Simons, Obt 8 Augt 1836, At 82’, first brooch length 30mm, second brooch length 25mm. £100-150

Condition Report

The second brooch is lacking one half pearl from its border. Otherwise they are in generally good condition, with just light wear as expected.