Lot 36Egyptian Revival Gold and Carved Coral Fringe Necklace and Pair of Pendant-Earrings
The necklace composed of twenty-three coral urns, spaced by stylized gold beetles, completed by a carved coral cameo clasp, the pair of earrings topped by oval carved coral flowers, joined by gold beetles and carved coral ram's heads, suspending six coral urns, circa 1870, one loose beetle fragment. Length 17 7/8 inches. With original fitted box.
Sold for $6,875
Necklace: medium pinkish orange (salmon), several minor chips at sides of several urns, several plaques missing tops, one missing, one loose fragment, one urn at end with black pitting.
Earrings: one carved flower of deeper orange, the other flower of brighter pinkish-orange hue, dull luster. Carved ram's heads of medium deep salmon hue, dull luster. Urns of medium salmon hue, with visible grayish mottling at 2 necks and one tip, minor black pitting, two cavities on reverse with black.
Hinged hooks. 3 x 1 1/4 inches.
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