Eric Clapton / Cream: A silvered metal necklace with coral coloured inlay worn by Eric Clapton with Cream, 1967,
Lot 218
Eric Clapton / Cream: A silvered metal necklace with coral coloured inlay worn by Eric Clapton with Cream, 1967,
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,606) inc. premium
Auction Details
Eric Clapton / Cream: A silvered metal necklace with coral coloured inlay worn by Eric Clapton with Cream, 1967,
Lot Details
Rock & Pop
Eric Clapton / Cream: A silvered metal necklace with coral coloured inlay worn by Eric Clapton with Cream,
1967,
clearly visible in photographs of the band taken by Dezo Hoffman, accompanied by a letter on BushBranch headed paper concerning the provenance and signed in blue ink by Eric Clapton

Footnotes

  • Eric Clapton wore this necklace extensively and later gave it to Ginger Bakers daughter who had admired the piece of jewellery. It is seen in many iconic images of Clapton during his time with Cream. One of Dezo Hoffman's images of Cream, featuring Clapton wearing the necklace, was used on the front cover of Record Collector Magazine, May 2005.
    Image - Courtesy of Dezo Hoffmann/ Rex Features
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