A late 19th century diamond set cluster brooch
set with a central old round cut diamond, in three graduated borders of old round cut diamonds, with brooch and pendant fittings, unmarked
Overall diameter: 28mm Estimate £ 2,500-4,000 + fees Provenance: Lady Mary Louisa Campbell of Cawdor, thence by descent.
Lady Mary Louisa Campbell (1825-1916) was the fourth daughter of John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl of Cawdor (1790-1860). She married George Egerton, 2nd Earl of Ellesmere on 29th April 1846. They had two sons, Hon. Francis Charles Granville (1847-1914) and Hon. Alfred John Francis (1854-1890).
Sold for £3,375
(buyer's premium included)