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June 23, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Tiffany & Co. Antique Gold and Reverse-painted Crystal Pendant

Auction: Fine Jewelry - 3398B Location: Online Date / Time: June 23, 2020 12:00PM


Tiffany & Co. Antique Gold and Reverse-painted Crystal Pendant, c. 1880, in the Japonesque style, depicting a figure in traditional dress, the frame designed as bamboo rods tied with twine, reverse with compartment, 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 in., signed, in original fitted box for Tiffany & Co., Union Square.

Note: Between 1877 and 1883 Tiffany & Co. produced jewelry in the Japanese style. Designers copied motifs found on ceramics and metalwork, traditional costume, and elements from fans and parasols. For additional information, see Bejewelled by Tiffany 1837-1987, Clare Phillips, ed.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Tests for 14kt. Box with loss to fabric on lid, age typical defects. Surface grime, light surface scratches. Some discoloration to pigment.

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TIFFANY & CO, Clare Phillips