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A 19th century continental gold diamond box. The
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A 19th century continental gold diamond box. The rose-cut diamond floral panel, applied to the scalloped rectangular gold case, engraved with floral and musical trophy cartouches and geometric surround. Length 5.6cms. Weight 79.3gms.
Condition
  • Overall condition good. Few surface scratches in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Diamond panel possible later addition to the box, the engraved designs continue underneath the panel.
  • Engravings to the base of the case show an open basket of flowers, ewer, peach and quiver of arrows.
  • The musical trophies show a lute (or similar instrument), songbird and sheet music.
  • Diamonds foil back, appear bright and well matched.
  • Cut and setting of diamonds prevents accurate weight, colour and clarity assessment.

  • possible repair at hinge, appears slightly uneven to the inside of the case at either side of the hinge.
  • Yellow metal tests as approximately 20ct gold.
  • Fellows uses a Thermo Scientific Nitron Handheld XRF Analyser to test metals. This technology is limited to examining metal to a depth of approximately 8 microns.
  • Fellows does not guarantee the standard of gold or platinum unless an item is hallmarked. Results from electronically tested items should only be used as a guide and with caution, as false readings are possible.
  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

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    A 19th century continental gold diamond box. The

    Estimate £1,200 - £1,800
    Mar 21, 2019
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    Starting Price £1,200
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    Auction Curated By
    Ben Randall
    Antique & Modern Jewellery
    Alex Duffy
    Antique & Modern Jewellery

    Fine Jewellery

    Mar 21, 2019 7:00 AM EDT|
    Birmingham, UK
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    Lot 0446 Details

    Description
    ...
    A 19th century continental gold diamond box. The rose-cut diamond floral panel, applied to the scalloped rectangular gold case, engraved with floral and musical trophy cartouches and geometric surround. Length 5.6cms. Weight 79.3gms.
    Condition
    ...
    <li>Overall condition good. Few surface scratches in keeping with general age and wear.<li>Diamond panel possible later addition to the box, the engraved designs continue underneath the panel.<li>Engravings to the base of the case show an open basket of flowers, ewer, peach and quiver of arrows.<li>The musical trophies show a lute (or similar instrument), songbird and sheet music.<li>Diamonds foil back, appear bright and well matched.<li>Cut and setting of diamonds prevents accurate weight, colour and clarity assessment.<p><li>possible repair at hinge, appears slightly uneven to the inside of the case at either side of the hinge.<li>Yellow metal tests as approximately 20ct gold.<li>Fellows uses a Thermo Scientific Nitron Handheld XRF Analyser to test metals. This technology is limited to examining metal to a depth of approximately 8 microns. <li>Fellows does not guarantee the standard of gold or platinum unless an item is hallmarked. Results from electronically tested items should only be used as a guide and with caution, as false readings are possible.<li>Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.<p>

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