Jewellery, Watches, Antiquities and Objects of Vertu (24 November 2020)

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Date of Auction: 24th November 2020


Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

A sapphire cluster fringe necklace, composed of flowerhead cluster links of claw set mixed-cut blue sapphires, suspending a fringe of matching graduated drops, necklace length 40cm. £3,000-£4,000

Condition Report

The sapphires are well matched, lightish mid blue, showing some light surface wear. The piece is Sri Lankan in origin. The mount is gilt, probably silver gilt; there is a stamp to the clasp of ‘18k’, but we assume this refers to the gold plating, slightly basic construction. Average cluster diameter 14mm.