Plique-a-jour enamel, gold and silver bee broch set with rose-cut diamonds and rubies. 19th century work


18ct (750°/oo) yellow gold and silver (800°/oo) chiselled and enamelled bee brooch. Body set with black enamel and a supposed natural pearl. Wings set with rose-cut diamonds and plique-a-jour enamel (cracks) and eyes set with small round rubies. Yellow gold pin.
19th century work.

Gross weight : 8.6g (0.28oz).
Brooch dimensions : approx. 4.6 x 3cm (1-3/4 x 1-1/8in)

Condition report : Missing rose-cut diamonds, losses and cracks to plique-a-jour enamel wings.

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Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Period :  19th-century
  • Weight in g : 8 g
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015060804
  • Material: 
    • Brooch Gold
    • Brooch Silver
    • Brooch Diamond
    • Brooch Ruby