Lot 291: AN OTTOMAN SEED-PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE WITH PENDANT (BROOCH), LONDON FOR THE TURKISH MARKET, CIRCA 1900 |
October 19, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the gilt chain designed with a row of crescent-moons set with half-seed-pearls and stars with a diamond centre, foliate motifs in between, with pendant or optional brooch addition in the form of a crescent moon and star, in original velvet and silk-lined leather box, stamped 'Prize Medals - Manufacturing Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, 112 Regent St. London'
In good overall condition, minor ware and discoloration to velvet interior on which necklace set, minor knicks to exterior of box, as viewed.
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Dimensions: 40.5cm. max. length
Saleroom Notice: Please note these lots have been transposed in the catalogue and incorrectly labelled. Lot 291 is the pearl and diamond necklace and Lot 292 is the table cover. Please note the description should read 'An Ottoman-Style Seed-Pearl and Diamond Necklace with Pendant Brooch'.