Sale 11JL03 | Lot 303

Georgian Gold, Foiled-Back Garnet and Seed Pearl Tiara, Necklace and Pair of Pendant-Earclips

Catalogue: Important Estate Jewelry
Georgian Gold, Foiled-Back Garnet and Seed Pearl Tiara, Necklace and Pair of Pendant-Earclips

Lot Details

Lot 303
Georgian Gold, Foiled-Back Garnet and Seed Pearl Tiara, Necklace and Pair of Pendant-Earclips
The tiara fashioned of delicate gold wire scrollwork, accented by pearl florets and foiled-back garnet blossoms, supported by a band of continuous small gold balls joined by rope-twist gold, edged by finely ribbed gold, several balls missing, the necklace composed of nine clusters of 45 foiled-back garnets, quartered by a gold wire and pearl spray, joined by 8 round foiled-back garnets encircled by pearls, the pendant-earclips of similar motif, the whole backed in gold, approximately 97.3 dwt. Length 16 1/4 inches.


Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Sold for $12,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Garnets: deep purplish-red, one purplish-pink garnet on tiara, all foil-backed, very lively.

Tiara: great mounting, rich color gold on reverse. 2 1/16 x 5 1/4".

Necklace width 1 1/16 and 1/2".

Earclips: screwbacks, added later. 2 x 3/4".


Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Sold for $12,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important Estate Jewelry

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