Sale 17JL04 | Lot 214

Arts and Crafts Gold and Opal Necklace, Louis Comfort Tiffany

Catalogue: Important Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 214
Arts and Crafts Gold and Opal Necklace, Louis Comfort Tiffany
Centering a stylized peacock tail, highlighted by a freeform black opal, topped by 4 round cabochon boulder opals, the polished oval gold panel supporting a triple strand fringe tipped by 3 oval boulder opals, within two gold wire hoops, flanked by tumbled boulder opal pendants, completed by a delicate circle link chain spaced by polished bean-shaped stations, signed Louis Comfort Tiffany, circa 1900. Length 16 1/2 inches.

Becoming Tiffany & Co.'s first Design Director in 1902, Louis Comfort Tiffany created some of the most iconic pieces of the time focusing on natural aesthetics, semiprecious stones and exotic designs.

Drawing courtesy of Tiffany & Co., Archives 2017.

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $25,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Opals: deep blue and green patches with boulder matrix, several are jelly opals with milky background and light blue, green and red flashes.

Good condition. Normal wear. Center panel 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 inches.
Length of two side pendants 1 5/16 inches.

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Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $25,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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