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Egyptian Revival 18kt Gold and Plique-a-Jour Enamel Gem-set Necklace, Marcus & Co.

Auction:
2771B
Lot:
227
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2771B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Egyptian Revival 18kt Gold and Plique-a-Jour Enamel Gem-set Necklace, Marcus & Co., designed as a hammered gold scarab with plique-a-jour enamel wings, lapis and carnelian accents, and suspended from swags of lapis, coral, jade, and green hardstone beads, and hammered gold scarabs with enamel hieroglyphics on the reverse, lg. 19 1/2 in., signed.

Note: Similar examples of jewelry in the Egyptian Revival style by Tiffany & Co. are pictured in Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co., by John Loring, pp. 62-63.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Tiffany & Co., Marcus & Co., Louis Comfort Tiffany, John Loring

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