Archaeological-Revival Gold and Colored Glass Bead Necklace, Castellani
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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- gold, glass
Decorated with a fringe of gold grapevine leaves alternating with grape clusters composed of purple and green glass beads, suspended from a gold chain, gross weight approximately 30 dwts, length 16 inches; circa 1880.
A necklace of similar design was exhibited at Castellani and Giuliano, Revival Jewellers of the Nineteenth Century, Wartski, London, March 12-27, 1984, no. 19.
Another necklace of similar design appears in the catalogue Castellani and Italian Archaeological Jewelry, The Bard Graduate Center, New York November 2004-February 2005, no. 381, no. 201.