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Old-cut diamonds, gold and silver, circa 1780, with later diamond-set surmounts to convert the two smaller sprays to ear pendants, with later tiara frame and blue velvet tiara case

Diamonds: for a total approximate weight of 8.00 - 10.00 carats

Size/Dimensions: larger brooch 6.7 x 5.4 cm; two smaller brooches 5.4 x 3.8 cm; tiara frame inner circumferance approximately 34.0 cm
Gross weight: 58.5 grams
Christie's, London, November 2011, lot 358
Cf. 'The Art of the Jeweller', A Catalogue of the Hull Grundy gift to the British Museum, British Museum Publications Limited, London 1984, p.21, no. 18 for a jewel of similar design and age.
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