DescriptionPainted Portrait, Diamond, Cultured Pearl, Gold Jewelry Suite, French
The suite includes a brooch and a pair of earrings featuring a painted portrait depicting cherubs, enhanced by rose-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.70 carat, accented by cultured pearls measuring 4.95 x 4.30 mm to 5.65 x 5.20 mm, set in 18k gold, French hallmarks. Gross weight 21.70 grams.
Brooch Dimensions: 1-15/16 inches x 1-1/16 inches
Earring Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 5/8 inch
*Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000.
Avg Color: M+
Avg Clarity: I
Count: 76 - 100
Surface: Slightly Blemished
Size: 4.95 x 4.30 mm to 5.65 x 5.20 mm
Overall Condition: Good
Condition Notes: A delicate jewelry suite with intricately painted portraits all depicting cherub scenes. Gold tests as 18k. French hallmarks on brooch pinstem and "C" catch. Earring backs have been replaced with modern screwbacks marked 14K. Pieces engraved "M.G.B. Jan. 30, 1867". Tarnish commensurate with age.
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