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Victorian Ruby & Diamond Miniature Portrait Brooch

$4,000.00

Victorian Ruby & Diamond Miniature Portrait Brooch

$4,000.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1880

A glorious Victorian miniature portrait brooch dating from the latter half of the 19th Century, circa 1880. The lady depicted wears a yellow ribbon in her hair, and a light blue dress adorned with pink roses. The frame is quite spectacular, set with diamonds and graduated rows of rubies, and featuring rococo-revival foliate elements to the top and bottom. It's crafted in 18k gold with silver settings, and features a French hallmark on the pin.

STONES 

Natural Rubies

Old Mine and Rose Cut Diamonds

MEASUREMENTS 

3.8 x 2.9cm

WEIGHT 

12.7g

MARKS 

French 18k gold marks

CONDITION 

Very good

Victorian Ruby & Diamond Miniature Portrait Brooch Victorian Ruby & Diamond Miniature Portrait Brooch Victorian Ruby & Diamond Miniature Portrait Brooch Victorian Ruby & Diamond Miniature Portrait Brooch Victorian Ruby & Diamond Miniature Portrait Brooch Victorian Ruby & Diamond Miniature Portrait Brooch

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