London, South Kensington
13 November 2001
A late 19th century gold, turquoise and half-pearl necklace
in the form of a flexible collar, the collet-set turquoise and fancy beaded rope triple row with collet-set turquoise single stone gothic style quatrefoil panels, and half-pearl single stone spacers, in later case.
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