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    Sale 5383

    Jewels at South Kensington

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 228

    An early 20th century gold, diamond and enamel fob/pendant and neckchain

    Price Realised  

    An early 20th century gold, diamond and enamel fob/pendant and neckchain
    The fob of oval design with central pale blue guilloché enamel plaque and applied old brilliant-cut diamond set Roman numerals XXXV to a two colour gold scroll border with twin swag detail, the reverse with black enamel legend in cyrillic A.E. Lessing remembered by his colleagues, 1881-1916, to an Edwardian gold and red guilloché enamel bar-link neckchain with seed pearl intervals, circa 1905, approximately 158.0 cm. long, one diamond deficient
    The fob with mark on pendant loop for Moscow 1898-1908, indistinct workmaster's mark


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