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LOT 2

Lot 2

'Stuart Crystal' Charles I of England Diamond Mounted Silver and Gold Mourning Slide, mid 17th century

'Stuart Crystal' Charles I of England Diamond Mounted Silver and Gold Mourning Slide, mid 17th century
Lot 2 Details
'Stuart Crystal' Charles I of England Diamond Mounted Silver and Gold Mourning Slide, mid 17th century

recto with 22 collet set rose cut diamonds around the facetted oval rock crystal glazed portrait miniature after van Dyke, verso with braided gold wire cypher under white enamel bead crown on plaited hairwork ground, in original fitted leather case
case 3.1 x 2.8 in — 8 x 7 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $12,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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'Stuart Crystal' Charles I of England Diamond Mounted Silver and Gold Mourning Slide, mid 17th century
  • 'Stuart Crystal' Charles I of England Diamond Mounted Silver and Gold Mourning Slide, mid 17th century
  • 'Stuart Crystal' Charles I of England Diamond Mounted Silver and Gold Mourning Slide, mid 17th century

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CONDITION DETAILS

Slide in generally very good condition, case hinge detached.

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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