A lovely flambouyant bar brooch dating from 1901 and hallmarked at the collectible Chester Assay Office.  Crafted in 15ct gold and comprising two satin finish gold bars with a central square section set with four round mixed cut rubies.  The two edges of the brooch are decorated with gold beads and a stamped cutout decoration.  The central section of the brooch comprises C scroll wire work and features a round blue sapphie to either end.  Fastening with a hinged pin and C scroll catch, the brooch is also hallmarked with the marks of the Chester Assay Office for 15ct gold and the date letter for the year 1901.  Measurements approx. 47mm x 12mm (max.)

Antique Victorian Ruby Brooch, 15ct Gold, Chester 1901


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