Wood parure, 1970s
From the Collection of Susy Dyson
Comprising: a polished wood necklace inlaid with a series of golden panels, inner circumference approximately 340mm; a bracelet, inner circumference approximately 180mm: and a pair of earrings, necklace and bracelet signed Boivin, each with French assay marks and maker's marks.
Necklace signed Boivin, bracelet signed René Boivin, both with maker's marks and French assay marks for 18 carat gold. Earring backs with French assay marks for 18 carat gold, possibly a later replacement. On the inner necklace and bracelet the gold panels can feel slightly sharp as some are not flush with the wood and in other places they have lifted slightly at the central join. One earring back needs slight manoeuvring around the post to get it to close completely. Slight discolouration in places to the wood. Earring length approximately 44mm. Overall in good condition. Total weight approximately 250g.
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