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All That Glitters: Luxury Goods & Art

Wed, May 29, 2024 11:00AM EDT
  2024-05-29 11:00:00 2024-05-29 11:00:00 America/New_York Revere Auctions Revere Auctions : All That Glitters: Luxury Goods & Art
This auction features a lovely selection of fine jewels including an extraordinary bracelet by Georges L'Enfant, and a gold and diamond Patek Philippe wrist watch. Also in this sale is a fine group of sterling silver objects, mint proof coins, and lovely furnishings. Artworks in this auction include works by Werner Scholz, Jan Matulka, Zao Wou-Ki, among others.
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Lot 401

14k Georgian Malachite Diamond & Pearl Necklace

Estimate: $4,000 - $8,000
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French Georgian malachite cameo, diamond and pearl necklace, ca. 1798-1809. Comprised of 18 finely carved malachite cameos depicting scenes of cupid. Each cameo set in a yellow gold frame. The center cameo larger than the rest. Each cameo alternately spaced by at rose cut diamond set in a silver collet (eight total) or a pearl (eight total). A well made box clasp set with a cameo of the same size and shape as the other elements. French rooster head hallmark (used for small gold objects between July 19, 1798 and August 31, 1809) on the clasp link. A similar example resides in the Museum of London. Malachite was prized during the Georgian period and very rare. It was primarily mined in Russia and controlled by the Imperial family.
Length: 16 3/4 in. Gross weight: 37.2 grams.

Cracks or minor loses to nine of the cameos. Some accretions, wear to the pearls. All elements appear to be well attached.

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