An impressive 45 carat oval faceted and deeply saturated amethyst gracefully set framed in a scrolling foliate under a sapphire crown and embellished by rubies, emeralds, sapphires, diamonds and oriental pearls, Masterfully hand fabricated in 14 karat yellow gold and darkened silver.
Weight 25.7 grams. Measures 7×3 cm.
Made in 2nd half of 19th century, circa 1880
In good condition, normal signs of wear due to age, amethyst-setting prob. from later times, fixed with tin-solder.