An archaeological revival gold necklace,
Lot 18
An archaeological revival gold necklace,
Sold for £4,560 (US$ 5,756) inc. premium

Lot Details
An archaeological revival gold necklace, circa 1870
Designed as a fringe of pendent amphorae, alternating with Roman Republic silver denarii (2nd century BC), each with ropetwist, wirework and beaded decoration, suspended from a chain of ropetwist floral motifs and polished beads, on a woven gold back chain, the clasp set with a smaller coin, accompanied by a pair of pendent earrings of similar design, length 40.8cm., fitted case by Marchesini (2)

Footnotes

  • It is possible the Milanese jeweller Camillo Bertuzzi, who also designed for Giuliano, made this necklace.
Activities
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