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Lot 190: Gold, Sapphire and Ruby Flower Brooch
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Gold, Sapphire and Ruby Flower Brooch
The stylized flower centering a domed cluster of 19 round rubies, accented by 6 round and cushion-shaped rubies, approximately 3.50 cts., encircled by 6 cushion-shaped sapphires approximately 48.50 cts., with low karat gold clasp added later, originally a clip, approximately 21 dwts.
Sapphires: light, medium light and medium cornflower blue, moderately included, several inclusions slightly visible to eye, minor table edge and facet junction abrasions, chip on table edge, lively.
Rubies: very bright deep pinkish-red to red, slightly and moderately included, one stone between sapphires chipped at edge, very lively.
Good condition. Normal wear, minor scratches to gold.
Brooch fitting added later, originally a clip-brooch.
1 3/4 x 2 inches.
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