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Archaeological Style 18kt Gold and Amethyst Fringe Necklace, Castellani

Auction:
2311
Lot:
475
Sold for:
$30,550$26,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2311
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 14, 2006 11:00AM

Description:

Archaeological Style 18kt Gold and Amethyst Fringe Necklace, Castellani, the cabochon amethyst drops interspersed with beads and rondels strung on foxtail chain, "S" form closure, lg. 15 1/2 in., maker's mark, (small dents and losses to several beads).

Note: For an example of similar work by Castellani, see Castellani and Giuliano: Revivalist Jewellers of the Nineteenth Century, by Geoffrey Munn, p. 52, fig. 52.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Gold Fringe Necklace, Amethyst Fringe Necklace, Geoffrey Munn, Amethyst, Bead, Beadwork, Cabochon, Castellani, Gemstones, Jewellery

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