Renaissance Revival Gold and Enamel Necklace, c. 1870, composed of curved links, suspending a heart-shaped drop, with red, white, green, and blue enamel, applied bead and wirework accents, lg. 16 in.
Note: Lots 133 through 229 are property from the Nancy and Gilbert Levine collection, donated to the Toledo Museum of Art and sold to benefit its future acquisitions. The collection formed the Museum of Arts and Sciences travelling exhibition "A Century of Jewelry & Gems: 1785-1885" which was accompanied by a published catalogue in 1995.
losses to enamel, small areas of lead solder, pendant loops on the back for now missing drops, replaced clasp tongue. 30.8 dwt.
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