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Victorian

circa 1870s
A beautiful diamond ribbon bow brooch with articulated detachable natural pearl and diamond drop.
£38,500.00
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A beautiful Victorian diamond and pearl bow brooch c.1870s, designed as a single ribbon tied into a naturalistic bow with split tails set throughout with two rows of old and rose-cut diamonds in silver on gold and suspending an articulated large natural white baroque pearl from a rose-cut diamond set openwork cap decorated with stylised fleur-de-lis motifs, detachable via a concealed fitting, all to a single pin brooch fitting.
Specifications
  • Gemstones and Other MaterialsNatural saltwater baroque shaped pearl estimated to weigh approximately 30cts (accompanied by GIA report no. 5181732597) 276 old-cut and rose-cut diamonds estimated to weigh a combined total of approximately 7cts
  • Condition ReportVery fine
  • SettingSilver on gold
  • Weight description24 grams
  • DimensionsBrooch 6.7cm long including drop and 5cm wide, pearl and diamond drop 4.5cm long
Directors notes
The brooch is similar in design to the Kensington Bow brooch which is one of the Queen’s most frequently worn brooches. The brooch was made by Collingwood & Co. and given as a wedding present to Princess Mary of Teck (later Queen Mary) in1893 by the residents of Kensington.