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Georgian gold and diamond floral brooch, Belgium or France c. 1770

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    Posted 8 years ago

    BelleEpoque
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    I got this wonderful floral brooch this year, so I thought it would be a nice piece to end 2014. It is made of gold and has 9 small rose cut diamonds. It dates back to the Georgian period, perhaps to the 1770s. It most likely comes from Belgium or France. It may have started life as part of a Croix a la Jeannette. It has some small old repairs and is missing 1 stone, but I guess that's not so bad for its 230 plus years of age.
    Happy holidays and a lovely 2015 full of collecting bliss!

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    1. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 8 years ago
      Very pretty, BelleEpoque, a nice piece to finish off the year. Have a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.
    2. Agram.m Agram.m, 8 years ago
      Hello, yes you are right, i believe this could be the upper part of a so called croix de la Jeanette. End 17th century. I'v even had the plan to buy this too, so i'v seen it passing by. A nice and beautiful finding. Happy Holidays too for you!
    3. kyratango kyratango, 8 years ago
      Merry Cristmas to you, Belle, and glittering Holidays :-)
    4. BelleEpoque BelleEpoque, 8 years ago
      Thanks to all for the loves... and Agram, thanks for your quick reaction and for not snatching this one up! :) I normally don't collect pieces from this period, but this one really caught my eye, it's so delicate!!
    5. Agram.m Agram.m, 8 years ago
      BelleEpoque; in dit geval twee zielen een gedachte. I'm tempted to buy it can withstand with difficulty. But you know I have a beautiful Croix de Jeanette and glad you have this beautiful antique piece in your possession.
    6. BelleEpoque BelleEpoque, 8 years ago
      Thanks, Agram. I know the feeling ;) Fijne Kerstdagen!
    7. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 8 years ago
      Very Beautiful. Happy Holidays to you.
    8. Trey Trey, 8 years ago
      Happy Holidays:)
    9. inky inky, 8 years ago
      Lovely!...:-)
    10. pops52 pops52, 8 years ago
      Beautiful!

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