Lot 269
  • 269

A LARGE GEM-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD EAGLE PENDANT NECKLACE (LEBBA), MOROCCO, LATE 18TH CENTURY |

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • 42cm. max. lengtheagle pendant: 12.5cm.¬†
featuring a large stylised eagle-shaped pendant, inlaid with colourful gemstones, the wings with a stylised eagle motif worked in repouss√©, the reverse with polychrome enamel decoration, the necklace with almond-shaped ribbed beads and hanging enamelled pendants set with gemstones, gold chain, clasp set with gemstone

Condition

In good overall condition, some minor wear in few sections to enamel, few of the very small colourful jewels missing or replaced (particularly on the hanging pendants from necklace), some of gemstones with scratches/wear to surface, as viewed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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