Lot 349 (SILVER AND JEWELLERY, 30th June 2015)

A gold Liberty Cymric freshwater pearl and turquoise necklace

A gold Liberty Cymric freshwater pearl and turquoise necklace, c.1900,
designed by Archibald Knox, the centrepiece composed of three open panels, the largest set with a turquoise matrix bead and two freshwater pearls, the smaller panels with pairs of freshwater pearls. Graduated turquoise matrix beads strung on gold wire in between to a plain gold back chain. Marked 9c. Signed 'Cymric'

Sold for £1,750


Condition report
The dog tooth freshwater pearl drop to the right hand side, with an amateur repair. A white metal wire suspension loop instead of the original gold one.
A little wear to the chain sections between the centrepiece.
Some areas of tarnish.
Natural differences in the turquoise matrix beads, both in terms of colour and inclusions.
Push piece on the tongue broken (minor repair).
383mm long approximately.

 

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Auction: SILVER AND JEWELLERY, 30th June 2015

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26 June 2015 9.00am - 5.00pm 28 June 2015 10.00am - 1.00pm 29 June 2015 9.00am - 5.00pm 30 June 2015 from 9.00am

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