11 December 2003
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARSHALL C. FINKELMAN
A ROMAN GOLD AND GLASS NECKLACE
Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
Composed of lengths of figure-8 loop-in-loop chain joined to links threaded through glass beads imitating natural emerald crystals, terminating in a hook-and-loop closure
14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) long
American Private Collection.
Acquired by the current owner in the 1980s.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The Métiers d’Art collection is witty, eclectic and Chanel to the core. Illustrated with bags offered in Handbags and Accessories on 12 December in London
As a highly prized classic of American design comes up at auction on 13 December, Design specialist Beth Vilnsky advises on what to consider when buying a Tiffany lamp