22 May 2001
An Austrian gem-set gold and silver gem-set vinaigrette bracelet and matching ring
circa 1870, unmarked
The bracelet, with central scarab set with green gems, opening to reveal a foliate grille, the links formed as stylised flowers and foliage set with blue gems, the ring, with matching green gem-set scarab vinaigrette and blue gem-set shoulders
the bracelet, 7¾ in. (195 mm.) long (2)
With Lawrence W. Ford & Co., Inc., New York, 25 June 1982.
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