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19th Century Russian "Butterfly" Miniature Egg Pendant

$3,900.00

Description

DATE: Imperial Russian, c.1895

This exquisite antique Russian miniature egg pendant features an applied butterfly design, set with rose cut diamonds, a ruby, and a demantoid garnet. The piece is modelled in 56 zolotnik gold, a Russian standard roughly equatable to 14k.

STONES

Natural Ruby, Demantoid (green) Garnet, and rose cut Diamonds

MEASUREMENTS

1.9 x 1.2cm (not including bail)

WEIGHT

2.8g

MARKS

Bail stamped 56z with other markings unclear (14k gold)

CONDITION

Very good, some light wear commensurate with age and use. Two diamonds are replacements

19th Century Russian Butterfly Miniature Egg Pendant 19th Century Russian Butterfly Miniature Egg Pendant 19th Century Russian Butterfly Miniature Egg Pendant