An early 20th century ruby and diamond fox head bar brooch. The old-cut diamond fox mask, with circular ruby cabochon eyes, to the plain bar. Estimated total diamond weight 0.10ct. Length 3.3cms. Weight 1.7gms.
Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear. Length of fox head 0.7cm, from ear tip to snout. Diamonds fairly well matched. Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment. Rubies medium slightly purplish red hue, well saturated. Stones in good to fair condition with moderate abrasions. Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones. The US prohibits the importation of items containing rubies or jadeite originating in Burma. For your convenience we have applied this notice to lots which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma, or those of indeterminate origin. Please be advised that inability of a purchaser to import any such item into the US or elsewhere will not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.
An early 20th century ruby and diamond fox head bar brooch. The old-cut diamond fox mask, with circu