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    Sale 5891

    Jewels at South Kensington

    14 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 146

    A 19th century diamond and painted miniature necklace

    Price Realised  


    A 19th century diamond and painted miniature necklace
    Designed as a rose-cut diamond and blue enamel graduated panel necklace with rose-cut diamond five stone clasp, set in the centre with a oval panel, the central portrait of a young women three quarter facing painted en grisaille within rose-cut diamond border to a rose-cut diamond crown border flanked by two other heart shaped panels each with matching painted profile heads of a young women within rose-cut diamond borders and crown surmounts, suspending seed pearl and enamelled flower head chain-link swags, approximately 41.0 cm. long

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