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Originally it would have had a drop pendant from the central cluster which is now deficient.

The sale took place on September 18.

Mallams’ (22.5% buyer’s premium) sale in Oxford on July 31 included this late-18th or early-19th century diamond bird brooch with a cushion-shaped old-cut diamond at its centre and pavé-set diamond wings. It sold at £7400.



A late Victorian diamond star brooch, estimated at £8000-12,000 at Fellows.

Fellows’ Fine Jewellery sale in Birmingham on November 14 will include a late Victorian diamond star brooch with an estimated weight of 12 to 14cts.

Estimate £8000-12,000.