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    Sale 2061

    New York Jewels

    11 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 200

    AN EGYPTIAN-REVIVAL MULTI-GEM AND GOLD NECKLACE, BY LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY, TIFFANY & CO.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN-REVIVAL MULTI-GEM AND GOLD NECKLACE, BY LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY, TIFFANY & CO.
    Suspending a pendant, bezel-set with an oval cabochon lapis lazuli, framed along the bottom by a three-tiered arch of turquoise, lapis lazuli, amber and gold beads, accented by sculpted gold asps and a scarab, to the double-strand neckchain of gold, lapis lazuli, turquoise and amber beads, joined by a sculpted gold clasp, mounted in gold, circa 1913, 18 ins.
    Signed Tiffany & Co., by Louis Comfort Tiffany


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the orange beads in this lot are carnelian. Please also note that this lot is circa 1920.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ALICE LAWRENCE


    Literature

    John Loring, Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co., Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 2002, page 62