A belle époque diamond necklace,
Lot 61
A belle époque diamond necklace,
circa 1900
Sold for £6,500 (US$ 10,745) inc. premium
Lot Details
A belle époque diamond necklace, circa 1900
The central ribbon bow cartouche on an articulated chain of twisting ribbons, suspending garland swags and terminating in pear-shaped drops, millegrain-set throughout with variously shaped rose-cut diamonds in foiled closed-back settings, mounted in platinum and gold, brooch pin fitting, necklace length approximately 39.5cm, fitted case by A S Bonebakker & Zoon, Hofleveranciers, Amsterdam

Footnotes

  • The Dutch jewellery firm Bonebakker has enjoyed a long and illustrious history of patronage. Since its foundation in 1792 its list of patrons have included Napoleon, the Princes of Orange and Anna Pavlova, Queen Consort of the Netherlands. In 1840, Bonebakker was commissioned to create the Royal Crown of Holland for William II, Prince of Orange. Today antique jewels by Bonebakker can be found in the permanent collections of the Amsterdam Museum and the Rijksmuseum in Holland.
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