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    Sale 1350

    Magnificent Jewels

    15 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 81

    A RARE DEMI-PARURE OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND 'HUNTING' JEWELLERY

    Price Realised  

    A RARE DEMI-PARURE OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND 'HUNTING' JEWELLERY
    The necklace designed as three old-cut diamond foliate plaques with central hound and fox motif to the old-cut diamond collet triple neckchain, two bracelets en suite, mounted in silver and gold, early 19th century, necklace 36.0 cm long, bracelets 17.5 cm long (3)


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    The present demi-parure is a rare expression of the topic in jewellery, fox hunting being one of the oldest sports of the aristocracy across Europe.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR (CONTINUED)