An enamel, colour-change sapphire and diamond brooch/pendant,

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Lot 5
An enamel, colour-change sapphire and diamond brooch/pendant,
late 19th century and later

Sold for £ 18,750 (US$ 23,381) inc. premium
An enamel, colour-change sapphire and diamond brooch/pendant, late 19th century and later
The central cushion-shaped sapphire surrounded by single-cut diamonds and a thin black enamel border, framed by alternating blue and pale pink enamel and rose-cut diamond fleurs-de-lys and eight cushion-shaped diamonds, the central sapphire and diamond collet is probably a later replacement, sapphire approximately 9.50 carats, diamonds approximately 3.20 carats total, width 4.8cm, cased by Heming & Co., 28, Conduit St, London, W.

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by a report from GCS stating that the colour-change sapphire is of Madagascan origin, with no indications of heating. Report number 78166-33, dated 12 July 2018.

    Accompanied by the original design drawing.
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An enamel, colour-change sapphire and diamond brooch/pendant,
An enamel, colour-change sapphire and diamond brooch/pendant,
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