Turquoise and 0.27ct Diamond, 14ct Yellow Gold Grasshopper Brooch - Antique French Circa 1835

GBP 5,950.00

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Object Description

A stunning, fine and impressive antique 0.06 carat turquoise and 0.27 carat diamond and 14 carat yellow gold ‘grasshopper’ brooch; part of our diverse gemstone jewellery and estate jewelry collections.

This fine and impressive antique gold brooch has been crafted in 14 ct yellow gold.

The brooch has been crafted in the form of a three dimensional grasshopper.

Both of the eyes of the grasshopper take the form of a collet set, cabochon cut turquoise, totalling 0.06 carats.

The back of the body of the insect is embellished with two, individually four claw set, old european round cut diamonds.

The brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and hook.

The antique gold brooch is hallmarked to the reverse with the French import mark for 14ct yellow gold (St Jacques shell with an ‘a’ to the centre).

The gold Grasshopper brooch is fitted to a fine and impressive hinged push fit blue leatherette and satin lined presentation case.

The satin lined interior displays the retailer’s mark ‘Tessier, New Bond Street, London’. Highly regarded London makers and retailers.

This impressive vintage gemstone brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.

Images do not always reflect the true colour and brilliance of gemstones and diamonds. The video however provides a truer representation of the actual colour and showcases each stone.

Turquoise Quality
Colour Turquoise

Cut Cabochon

Content 0.06 carat

Diamond Quality
Colour (average grades) F

Clarity (average grades) VS2

Cut Old European Round

Content (total) 0.27 carat

Dimensions
Length of Setting 4.5cm/1.77″

Width of Setting 1.1cm/0.43″

Across pin 2.8cm/1.1″

Height of Setting 1.25cm/0.49″

Weight
8.88 grams

Object History

Date: Circa 1835
Origin: Paris, France

Object Literature

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INSURANCE IN TRANSIT

Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.

Object Condition

This antique gold grasshopper brooch is exceptional quality set with turquoise and very well colour matched, very high colour graded old cut diamonds, displaying a fine white colour and brilliance.

The antique brooch is an exceptional gauge of gold and quality, the finest example of this type you could hope to locate. Hallmarks are struck to the pin and catch and are clear in keeping with age and location.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewellery/estate jewelry.

Object Details

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35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

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VAT: GB 500 0310 42