19th Century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Wine

Live Virtual Auction, 11 - 13 April 2021

Jewellery

Sold for

ZAR 79 660
Lot 237
  • Diamond necklace, late 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 25 000 - 30 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 79 660

About this Item

Diamond necklace, late 19th century

the front of graduated fringe design with knifewire bars set throughout with old single-cut diamonds and stylised foliate motifs, to a brick-link diamond-set necklace and box-link clasp, length approximately 390mm

Notes

Gross mass: 28.6g

The old-single cut diamonds weigh in total approximately 3.00ct and appear to be G-H in colour and S-I¹ in clarity

With later safety chain

CPM states that the metal is 8.149KT

 

This type of necklace was extremely popular during the late 19th century and was generally cased together with a tiara frame, to be adapted to wear for either purpose



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