An antique pearl and seed pearl tiara, French, circa 1880
designed as a diadem with bands of floral and foliate piercework motifs surmounted by coils of seed pearls, accentuated by pearl highlights and lines of seed pearls, set on a hinged comb of blonde tortoiseshell; with French assay mark, with fitted box signed by Feuillebois-Parent, Paris; mounted in eighteen karat gold; length: 5 7/8in. (pearls not tested for origin)
- Please note: The pearls will be restrung by the Bonhams jewelry department.
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