Jewellery, Watches, Antiquities and Objects of Vertu

To be Sold on: 16th March 2021

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,400

A diamond festoon necklace, the front section composed of diamond set blue enamelled swags, between ribbon bows, and suspending nine pendant drops below, each terminating with a collet set old-cut diamond of varying shades of yellow to brown, to a detachable knife-edge link back chain, central section 18cm, back chain 26cm. £2,000-£2,400

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A diamond festoon necklace, the front section composed of diamond set blue enamelled swags, between ribbon bows, and suspending nine pendant drops below, each terminating with a collet set old-cut diamond of varying shades of yellow to brown, to a detachable knife-edge link back chain, central section 18cm, back chain 26cm. £2,000-£2,400

Condition Report

Of 19th century and later European construction. The settings are assumed gold and silver, of rather crude finish (untested as such). The small diamonds are lasque and rose cuts, of low grade. The principal diamonds within the pendant drops are of pronounced colour tints, of varying quality, some of good clarity, some with chips and abrasions. Approximate total diamond weight for the 9 pendant drops being 4 carats. Gross weight of necklace 38.8gm. Viewing recommended.