• Jewels : The London Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7785

    Jewels : The London Sale

    2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    AN ANTIQUE DIAMOND AND PEARL BRACELET

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTIQUE DIAMOND AND PEARL BRACELET
    The entwined openwork panel centre mounted with old-cut diamonds to the pearl centre and graduated bracelet of similar design, mounted in silver and gold, pearls untested, circa 1860, 16.7 cm long, in later fitted case


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    Provenance

    Purchassed by Mr. Alfred Ezra for his wife in the early 1930s and thence by descent


    Literature

    Chateau de Versailles, Marie-Antoinette, Archiduchesse, Dauphine et Reine, Editions des Musées Nationaux, 1955, page 164, No. 474