Description & Technical information

The fine three-row woven necklace suspending a fringe flowerheads, chain and amphorae, with turquoise and lapis lazuli coloured enamel highlights, signed to reverse of clasp

Inspired by the "Melos" necklace c. 330-300BC now in the British Museum. For a similar necklace by Castellani see the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York

Weight: 82g

Date:  1860
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  Italy
Medium: gold, Turquoise and lapis lazuli coloured enamel
Dimensions: 35.5 cm (14 inches)
Categories: Jewellery