A pair of Georgian 15 karat gold and silver earrings with diamonds. The earrings contain an approximate total diamond weight of 21.50 carats; 2 modified pear cut diamonds weighing 4.61 carats, K color, I1 clarity, GIA report #5181908769 and 5.08 carats, very light pinkish brown color, SI1, GIA report #1182908772. The two top old mine cut diamonds weigh 2.45 carats, H color, VS2, GIA report #2181912421 and 2.50 carats, G, SI1, GIA report #1182911739. The additional 40 old mine cut diamonds weigh approximately 6.80 carats, G to faint brown color, VS to I clarity. These unique pendeloque pendant earrings convert in two ways to smaller drop earrings. "Another type of earring which became popular in the second half of the 18th century although it was well established fifty years earlier, was the pendeloque," Mascetti and Triossi in Earrings.Discussed in Earrings from Antiquity to the Present, by Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi, Thames & Hudson, 1990.
|Dimensions: 2-1/4'' length x 1'' width|
|Item #: ER-18688|
|Price: Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400|
An Antique silver-top 15 karat gold necklace, composed of 5 openwork flower motif clusters. The clusters are connected by diamond set swag links. Both clusters and links are set with old mine cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 16.80 carats.
|Dimensions: +/- 16" length|
|Item #: N-10920|
|Price: $39,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
An English antique 18 karat gold pendant locket with pearls and diamonds. The pendant locket has 1 old mine-cut diamond with an approximate total weight of .18 carat which is surrounded by a seed pearl-set garland. The locket is suspended from an antique 18 karat chain and has a split opening with two interior compartments.
|Dimensions: 25" length x 1-1/2" width|
|Item #: PT-15649|
|Price: $9,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
A pair of Antique 18 karat gold/silver top earrings with Hessonite garnets and diamonds. The earrings have 2 pear-cut garnets with an approximate total weight of 8.40 carats, 2 cushion-cut garnets with an approximate total weight of 4.40 carats, and 128 rose-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .64 carat which surround the articulated pear-cut garnets and form classic clusters with the cushion-cut garnets.
|Dimensions: 2 inch in length x 5/8 inch in width|
|Item #: ER-15811|
|Price: $25,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
A pair of antique silver-top/18 karat gold rhodium plated earrings with diamonds. The pair of earrings have 96 Old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 8.70 carats, (including large diamonds, approximate weight .75 carat each), H/I/J color, SI clarity.In the late 19th century, a revival of Georgian and French 18th-Century design took place. These pendeloque ear pendants exemplify this revival, as the majority of ear pendants of this age were set entirely with diamonds or a combination of diamonds and pearls.Similar examples of these earrings are illustrated in Earrings, by Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi, Thames & Hudson, 1990, pgs. 71-76.
|Dimensions: 1-1/2" length x 3/4" width|
|Item #: ER-16126|
|Price: $32,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
A pair of English Antique 15 karat gold and oxidized silver earrings with diamonds and pink topaz. The earrings have 86 round old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 7.20 carats, and 8 pear and round-cut pink topaz stones with an approximate total weight of 4.70 carats. In the Georgian-style of girandole earrings. With antique box.Similar earrings are pictured in "Earrings, From Antiquity to the Present", by Daniella Mascetti, Amanda Triossi. Thames & Hudson, 1990, page pg. 50-51.
|Dimensions: 3 inches in length x ¾ inches at widest|
|Item #: ER-16168|
|Price: $47,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
An Antique 15 karat gold and silver top diamond brooch. The body of the Borzoi has 230 pavé rose and Old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 3.60 carats. The markings are created of intricately carved shades of amber.
|Dimensions: 1-3/4" length x 2" width|
|Item #: BO-16250|
|Price: $35,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
A French Antique 18 karat gold and silver top necklace with diamonds, peridots, grossularite garnets, pink topaz, aquamarines and chrysoberyls. The graduated, foiled colored stones are framed and spaced with rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 4.60 carats. The closed backs are decorated with a deeply carved swirl motif.This necklace was the property of the Estate of Quincy Adams Shaw, and then by descent. He was an important businessman, having invested in copper mining. He lived in Paris in the 1850's where he became involved in the artistic world and began collecting."Necklaces were short [in the early 19th C...Typically, they consisted of a rivière of gems...The strong emphasis on colour was further underlined by the technique of 'foiling' each coloured gem...." -Mascetti and Triossi.Discussed in The Necklace From Antiquity to the Present, by Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi , Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1997, page 85 (discussion).
|Signed: French control and makers mark.|
|Dimensions: 14-1/2" length|
|Item #: N-16544|
|Price: Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400|