Lot 461
  • 461

Coral and diamond sautoir

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
Sold
7,500 GBP
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Description

  • coral, gold, diamonds, rubies
The three-row coral bead necklace accented with foliate links decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds, centring on a diamond-set lion's head motif, with marquise-shaped ruby  eyes, suspending from its mouth a diamond and coral tassel.

Provenance

Acquired by Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire (1920-2014) with the proceeds from her book 'Counting My Chickens' in 2003.

Exhibited

Bakewell, Derbyshire, Chatsworth, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, 90th Birthday Exhibition, March-October 2010.
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