06 février 2011

Gold Fringe Necklace, Eugène Fontenay, France, Circa 1875

Gold Fringe Necklace, Eugène Fontenay, France, Circa 1875. photo Sotheby's The flexible collar composed of graduated fringes decorated with a meandering filigree scroll motif, gross weight approximately 79 dwts., length 15¾ inches, maker's mark for Fontenay, French assay marks, together with a 2-inch extension. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 17,500 USD NOTE: A similar necklace is illustrated in French Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century, by Henri Vever, translated from the French by Katherine Purcell, p. 841. ... [Lire la suite]
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