Late Georgian diamond flower basket brooch with Bristol blue glass, inscribed 1823


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This beautiful rose cut diamond basket brooch is inscribed on the back for 1823.

The basket sits on a background of Bristol blue glass – much rarer than similar blue enamel examples, though both are scarce.

The diamonds are set in silver, the basket is made of gold, and there is a gold trim around the inside border of the diamond frame and the remains of a gold wash over the back.

The brooch is quite a large size, at 1 1/2 inches by 1 inch. It’s in wonderful condition, too, with the glass unscratched and a vibrant blue.


• Handmade in sterling silver, gold and Bristol blue glass
• Set with rose cut diamonds
• The rear is inscribed “D. D. M. S. 1823”
• Approximately 2.6cm (just over 1 inch) tall, 3.7cm (just under 1 1/2 inches) wide
• Weight is 15.6 grams
• In excellent antique condition
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box
• The other antique brooch is for sale separately – please get in touch if you’d like more information about it

Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description.

I’d be very happy to send more information and images. Layaway available.

I accept returns within 14 days if you’re not delighted with your purchase.

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