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Necklace

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Sapphires, diamonds, silver and gold

  • Credit Line:

    Cory Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.89-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 22, shelf C, box 4

The necklace was adapted in the 1930s from a single row necklace to a double row, probably for Lady Cory; the accompanying earrings possibly made from parts of the necklace.

Physical description

Necklace, sapphires in brilliant-cut diamond borders, open-set in silver, backed with gold, in two rows and graduated.Adapted in the 1930s from a single row necklace to a double row, probably for Lady Cory; the earrings possibly made from parts of the necklace.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Sapphires, diamonds, silver and gold

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm, Width: 20.5 cm, Depth: 1.2 cm

Descriptive line

Necklace, sapphires in brilliant-cut diamond borders, open-set in silver, England, about 1850

Materials

Sapphire; Diamond; Silver; Gold

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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