A late Georgian graduated paste rivière necklace,
with a line of graduated old European cut colourless paste, all set in silver cut down collets. Dome back gold collets, all joined by jump rings to a concealed box clasp. 380mm long,
together with a collection of paste jewellery,
comprising a pair of Georgian paste set gold and silver target style drop earrings, a Georgian paste target brooch, a pair of Edwardian paste drop earrings, and a pair of blue and white paste drop earrings (8)
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Sold for £1,300
Riviere tested as approximately sterling silver and 9ct gold.
Georgian target earrings tested as approximately sterling silver and 9ct gold.
Target brooch with later gold back and brooch fittings.
Blue and white paset earrings tested as approximately 9ct gold.
Edwardian earrings - later post fittings.
The reverse of the central collet suggests it once had a pendant drop.
Some facet edge wear under 10x magnification.
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Auction: Fine Jewellery and Watches, Tue, 28th Jun 2022
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