Lot 59
  • 59

Archaeological-Revival Gold and Colored Glass Bead Necklace, Castellani

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
Sold
100,000 USD
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Description

  • Castellani
  • 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.

Catalogue Note

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.

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