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Arts and Crafts Gold Gem-set Necklace, Arthur and Georgie Gaskin

Auction:
2965B
Lot:
419
Sold for:
$58,425$47,500

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2965B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 06, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Arts and Crafts Gold Gem-set Necklace, Arthur and Georgie Gaskin, c. 1909, the central pendant with bezel-set opals framed by old mine-cut diamonds, pink tourmalines, seed pearls, and green glass in a foliate motif, suspended from three strands of delicate trace link chain joined to larger gem-set links, reverse with floral decoration, unsigned, lg. 16 1/2 in.

Note: The Gaskins' sketchbook, in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, shows a similar necklace entitled "Pink Clover" that was sold through the Baillie Gallery in 1909.
Estimate $30,000-50,000

missing one piece of green glass, small loupe visible nicks to some stones, some areas of tarnish.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Arthur Gaskin, Bezel, Bivalves, Crystallography, Diamond, Gaskins, Gemstones, Georgie Gaskin, Jewellery, Mineralogy, Necklace, Pearl, Tourmaline, Victoria

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