Lot 1030Antique Gold and Micromosaic Snake Chain Necklace and Locket Pendant
Eight oval carnelian and blue glass background plaques of floral, avian and insect motif micromosaics, small round turquoise, pendant of colorful tesserae in dove and geometric pattern, reverse applied with 'Roma', several tesserae missing, ap. 31.6 dwts. Length 16 inches.
C The Estate of Kathryn Graham
Sold for $4,410
Necklace pendants 7/8 x 1 5/16 to 11/16 to 1 5/16 inches.
Tests for 14 kt.
Overall minor tesserae loss, several small chips to edges, loss on reverse of center oval blue stone, cracks and losses to background material.
Locket-pendant 1 7/8 x 1 5/16 inches. Reverse opens to reveal compartment.
Heavy tesserae loss to bird.
Tests for 18 kt.
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