20 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
An Edwardian gold, amethyst and seed pearl necklace
Composed of amethyst filigree panels suspended from a fine belcher-link neckchain with seed pearl and chain-link swags supporting a central amethyst drop and connecting panels, approximately 39.0 cm. long, and a pair of earpendants ensuite
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