16th Sep, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST
Two Novelty Brooches
both realistically modelled as spiders on yellow tapered bars, one comprising of a round cabochon opal and an oval synthetic ruby, in rubbed over settings, the other comprising of a round cut citrine and an oval sapphire, in millegrain settings
length 6.2cm and 7.5cm respectively
Sold for £320
Estimated at £200 - £300
The brooches are in good condition with slight abrasion commensurate with age and wear. They both fasten with pin and C-hook catches. The opal example is stamped '15', the other is stamped '9CT' and in our opinion both would test as gold. Gross weight 16.6 grams. CR made 01.08.23.
Auction: Jewellery, Watches & Silver, 16th Sep, 2023
Jewellery, Watches & Silver Sales bring together a wide a range of affordable period and modern jewellery, vintage and collectable watches, and silver from the 18th to 21st century.
Wednesday 13th - Friday 15th September 10am-4pm, and the morning of the sale from 8am
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