Lot 43: 18-Karat Yellow-Gold, Diamond and Enamel Bangle Bracelet, Probably French, Last Quarter 19th Century
December 9, 2016
Washington, DC, USALive Auction
18-Karat Yellow-Gold, Diamond and Enamel Bangle Bracelet
Probably French, Last Quarter 19th Century
On a navy blue guilloché ground, the top portion set with seventeen round old mine and rose-cut diamonds accented with trellising gold enamel. Impressed with illegible maker''s marks.
Gross weight: 31.6 dwt.
Length: 6-1/2 in (16.5 cm)Property of Various Owners
Center diamond approx. measurements: 4.39-5.29 x 4.21; weight approx. .55 carats; Color- KLM; Clarity- I1- signifcant chip to the crown facet
Overall, enamel appears to be in good condition with minor wear. Gilt enamel with some discoloration/oxidation.
Mount with oxidation occuring to the yellow-gold mount closer to the royal blue enamel central plaque.
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