09-29-2015 09-29-2015
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2847B Boston
September 29, 2015 10:00AMCalender

Etruscan Revival 18kt Gold, Enamel, and Diamond Pendant

Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2847B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 29, 2015 10:00AM


Etruscan Revival 18kt Gold, Enamel, and Diamond Pendant, France, the central matte enamel panel depicting a Bacchante within a rose-cut diamond frame, with bead and ropework accents, the reverse with a fine ropework panel, central floret, and applied bead and ropework accents, conforming bail, and opening to a compartment, total lg. 2 1/2 in., maker's mark and guarantee stamps.

Note: The matte enamel and craftsmanship of the mount suggests that the pendant is by Eugene Fontenay. Similar examples were sold at Skinner, June 17, 2008, Sale 2413 Lot 590, and December 8, 2009, Sale 2487, Lot 490.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

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Eugene Fontenay, France