21 October 2009
A BELLE EPOQUE DIAMOND NECKLACE
The front suspending an old European-cut diamond foliate festoon, designed as four openwork old European-cut diamond plaques, each centering upon a collet-set diamond, suspending an old European-cut foliate swag, with a graduated fringe of five collet-set diamonds, to the pierced old European-cut diamond foliate neckchain, the clasp decorated with an old European-cut diamond tassel, mounted in platinum, circa 1905, 16¼ ins.
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