A CARVED EMERALD AND DIAMOND-SET NECKLACE WITH GREEN ENAMEL, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900
A CARVED EMERALD AND DIAMOND-SET NECKLACE WITH GREEN ENAMEL, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900
A CARVED EMERALD AND DIAMOND-SET NECKLACE WITH GREEN ENAMEL, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900
A CARVED EMERALD AND DIAMOND-SET NECKLACE WITH GREEN ENAMEL, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900
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PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN NOBLE FAMILY

A CARVED EMERALD AND DIAMOND-SET NECKLACE WITH GREEN ENAMEL, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP

PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN NOBLE FAMILY

A CARVED EMERALD AND DIAMOND-SET NECKLACE WITH GREEN ENAMEL, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP

Lot Sold:87,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property of a European noble family


A CARVED EMERALD AND DIAMOND-SET NECKLACE WITH GREEN ENAMEL, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900 


set with eighteen carved emeralds, most flat square-cut set within articulated openwork gold fittings, featuring a leaf-shaped emerald to the centre surrounded by a band of diamonds mounted with a small pearl above, further hanging foliate pendant, set with a large carved emerald, reverse enamelled in green with floral motifs, with a metal-thread string for fastening


21cm. height

16cm. max. diam. 

Condition Report

In good condition, the stones foil-backed, some oxidisation to foiling resulting in slight discoloration on some stones, some oxidisation to gold near mounts particularly, string for fastnening probably later replacement, 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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Gifted by Asaf Jah VI Mir Mahboob Ali Khan Siddiqi, 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (1866-1911).

Arts of the Islamic World
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