Vintage Missiaglia Coral Duck Pin with Ruby & Diamonds 18K


This exquisitely made baby duck brooch pin is made by celebrated Italian jeweler Missiaglia. This world renowned family-owned design house is based in Venice, Italy and has been designing and creating for over 170 years, since 1846! They are known for creating unique and unusual objects with quality materials. This duck pin is a fine example of their unique approach and creative imagination. It is made of solid 18kt white and yellow gold which wraps around an oval cabochon cut natural oxblood coral gemstone for its belly. There are 66 single cut natural diamonds encrusted in the body, head and tail feathers. The duck's bill, webbed feet and bezel setting around the ruby encrusted eye are all in rich yellow gold. This could truly be worn as a pendant or pin. The 'MISSIAGLIA' stamp is on the back of one of the webbed feet and is pictured. It weighs 11.9 grams and measures 1 3/8" in length. It is in Pristine condition.

Material info: Solid 18kt (750) White & Yellow Gold
Total Gram Weight: 11.9 Grams
Designer: Missiaglia 1846

Center Gemstone Information: 1 Oval Cabochon Cut Bezel/2-Prong Set Oxblood Coral
Color: Deep Red with Natural Striations
Cut: Oval Cabochon
Transparency: Opaque
Carat Weight: Approximately 8.00 Carat
Length x Width x Depth: Approximately 17.70 x 10.85 x 5.65mm

Gemstone Mounting Information: 1 Round Cabochon Cut Bezel Set Natural Ruby
Color: Pinkish Red
Cut: Round Cabochon
Clarity: Type II VS1
Carat Weight: Approximately .05 Carat

Diamond Mounting Information: 66 Single Cut Bead Set Natural Diamonds
Color: E - F
Cut: Single Cut
Clarity: VVS1 - VVS2
Carat Weight: Approximately 2.00ctw

Carat Total Weight: Approximately 10.05ctw


Length: 1 3/8"
Width: 1 1/8"
Depth: About 5/8" with Pin

Estimated Retail Value: $8,500.00
Stock #: 06-894



Category: Coral

Type: Brooch

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