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Sold for £1,500
No obvious faults.
The bolt ring is a Victorian one.
Unsure if this is the original clasp.
The chains runs through a jump ring at either side.
Under 10x magnification glue where the briolette has been re-cemented in the past.
The chain sections are double over and run through jump rings at either side of the bolt ring. It could have been made this way, although there is an example of a similar gaskin pendant with the outer chain swagged down to the pendant length.
500mm total length.
64mm from the top of the amethyst at the centre of the chain to the tip of the briolette.
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Auction: 20TH CENTURY DECORATIVE ART AND DESIGN, Tue, 13th Oct 2015
9 October 2015 9.00am - 5.00pm
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13 October 2015 from 9.00am
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