An early 19th century amethyst necklace, with a 19th century brooch and earrings

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Lot 78
An early 19th century amethyst necklace, with a 19th century brooch and earrings

Sold for £ 3,600 (US$ 4,508) inc. premium

Jewellery and Silver

18 Mar 2010, 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh

An early 19th century amethyst necklace, with a 19th century brooch and earrings
The necklace formed as a graduated row of eleven oval-cut amethysts, all to cannetille-work frames and spaced by double rows of belcher-link chain, the front section additionally decorated with wirework floral plaques, to a clasp set with a circular-cut amethyst and decorated with beadwork, mounted in gold, length 42cm, the brooch set with an oval-cut amethyst surrounded by a frame of wire and beadwork, width 30mm, the earrings each set with a single oval-cut amethyst with beadwork decorative detailing, to later hook fittings, length excluding fittings 22mm
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