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    Sale 5888

    Jewellery

    20 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 20

    A George IV gold long chain and locket pendant and a 19th century Berlin ironwork seal ring

    Price Realised  

    A George IV gold long chain and locket pendant and a 19th century Berlin ironwork seal ring
    The long chain of fancy belcher-link design with turquoise set cannetille barrel clasp and filigree slide, circa 1830, approximately 92.0 cm. long, suspending a late 18th century oval locket pendant, the locket of opal coloured translucent enamel enclosing a glazed applied cameo depicting the profile of George III, C.f. Tassie, Beazley archive, Oxford, ref. 14078, the reverse with glazed lock of hair, circa 1790; the early 19th century Berlin ironwork seal ring with engraved double armorial, in later gold ring mount
    See page 27 for the seal ring (3)


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