- Collier de Chien mit Topasen, Aquamarinen, Beryllen und Kristallopalen

auction 379, Lot 1027

JEWELLERY on 20 March 2018

 

Collier de Chien mit Topasen, Aquamarinen, Beryllen und Kristallopalen

estimate:
€ 2.200 to € 2.400

Differenzbesteuerung    

result:
€ 5.715 (incl. 27 % buyer's premium)

description:

COLLIER DE CHIEN SET WITH TOPAZ, AQUAMARINE, BERYL AND CRYSTAL OPALS

Germany, circa 1910-1915

 

14k rose gold, tested. 12 light blue topazes and aquamarines, altogether circa 9.50 carats. 12 rose coloured beryls and topazes, altogether circa 10.50 carats. 12 crystal opals, altogether circa 3 carats. The given weight of the stones has been calculated. 24 seed pearls.

Length circa 38 cm. Circa 53.72 g.

 

This particular Collier de Chien is a typical example of Neoclassicism. The use of geometric shapes, such as the rhombus and tiny granules is borrowed from antiquity. The contoured ornament and use of millegrain were very typical and fashionable during this era.