A gold cannetille, pink topaz and diamond demi-parure, (3)
Lot 25
A gold cannetille, pink topaz and diamond demi-parure, (3)
Sold for £51,650 (US$ 70,781) inc. premium

Lot Details
A gold cannetille, pink topaz and diamond demi-parure, circa 1820
The necklace designed as an articulated fringe of oval, pear and cushion-shaped pink topaz, within borders of beaded gold wire highlighted by cushion and pear-shaped diamonds, on a triple gold chain of interlaced circular links, accompanied by a brooch and a pair of earrings (later converted), diamonds approximately 9.60 carats total, necklace length 42.2cm, earring length 1.8cm, brooch length 4.4cm, fitted case by S.H. & D. Gass, 166 Regent Street (3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Gifted to Caroline Lawson née Graham in 1821 by her husband Sir Wilfrid Lawson (1795-1867) on their wedding
    Gifted to their youngest daughter Catherine Fordham née Lawson (1838-1909)
    Thence by descent to the current owner
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