Description & Technical information

Weight: 15g
The pear shaped panel below an oblique cushion panel, each pave set with circular cut diamonds with principal stone to centre and bordered by a line of calibre cut sapphires, the pear panel with a diamond scroll surmount, all hung from a diamond bar suspension loop with sapphire lines supporting a later added tracelink chain, millegrain and collet set in platinum.
Length to top of diamond suspension loop 7.5cm / 3''
Length of necklace 443cm / 17''

Date:  1910
Period:  Early 20th century
Origin:  France
Medium: Diamond and sapphire
Provenance: Sold by order of the Executors of the Estate of Cornelia, Countess of Craven; ex lot 51, 30th November 1961, Sotheby's London.
The photograph in the catalogue shows the pendant formerly upon a sapphire line necklace, the terminals of which remain.

Categories: Jewellery