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Georgian Old Mine Cut Paste Tiara

Georgian Old Mine Cut Paste Tiara

$1,650.00


Description

DATE: Georgian, c.1820

A fabulous (there's no other word for it) antique tiara set with gorgeous old mine cut paste stones. The pastes have retained their white colour, and rest cut down foil backed settings designed to enhance their brightness and sparkle. Made at a time when paste gemstones could command (nearly) as much as the real things.

STONES 

White Paste Stones

MEASUREMENTS 

14 x 6cm (width by depth)

Height: 2.0cm

WEIGHT 

41.2g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as Sterling Silver

CONDITION 

Good, evidence of an old repair

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