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Black Opal and Diamond Brooch

Auction:
3188B
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3188B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Black Opal and Diamond Brooch, set with a large opal cabochon measuring approx. 30.00 x 21.00 mm, set with old European- and old single-cut diamonds, approx. total wt. 3.81 cts., platinum and gold mount, lg. 1 7/8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Crazing, natural divot to reverse. With a copy of an appraisal from J&S.S. DeYoung from 1972 stating that the opal weight is 31.92 cts. Can also be worn as a pendant.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Cabochon, Crystallography, Crystals, Cut, Diamond, Diamond cut, Geology, Hydrates, Mineralogy, Opal

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