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U.K.’s Fellows to Auction American Civil War Brooch in January

Dec 23, 2015 1:56 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... U.K. auctioneer Fellows will offer a brooch dating from the American Civil War at an auction of antique and modern jewelry.

The brooch, estimated at $1,784 (GBP 1,200) to $2,677, is believed to have been gifted to Ellen Stuart by her husband General Robert Stuart, who fought in the war of 1861 to 1865, according to a Fellows statement December 22. It features a large oval-shape aquamarine set in an 18-karat gold border. A personal engraving on the reverse reads, “To Ellen Stuart, from General Robert Stuart.”

A 6.15-carat diamond with a European Diamond Report stating the gem is F-G color and SI clarity will also be under the hammer at the event in Birmingham on January 14, estimated at $37,268 to $67,082.

A ring made up of five diamonds, with a central stone weighing 2.39 carats with H color and SI1 clarity, is also up for auction valued at $8,944 to $11,896.

Separately, the auctioneer will offer an Art Deco platinum single-stone ring with a central 2.20-carat diamond with G color and VS2 clarity has been estimated at $17,888 to $26,833.

Fellows will also auction a range of designer pieces by Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Links of London and Bulgari, according to the statement.
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