Description & Technical information

The graduated turquoise beads with lapis beads in between, centred by an oval lapis panel pierced and carved with a floral and foliate scroll design, the flowerheads with applied turquoise-coloured enamel plaques, echoed at the back by the oval turquoise panel clasp, carved with flowerheads and applied with blue enamel beads, the front hung with three graduated bead fringes and a single line to the back, the panels mounted in gold.
Length of inner row 46cm / 18''
Length across front panel and pendant drop 11cm .
Weight: 219g

Date:  1930
Period:  20th century
Origin:  France, Paris
Medium: Lapis lazuli, Turquoise bead, Blue Enamel
Signature: French gold assaymarks and workshop mark for Atelier Cristofol, unsigned but together with a contemporary fitted Marchak case.

Dimensions: 46 cm (18¹/₈ inches)
Categories: Jewellery