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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Necklace

ca. 1850 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Sapphires, diamonds, silver and gold
Brief Description
Necklace, sapphires in brilliant-cut diamond borders, open-set in silver, England, about 1850
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 21cm
  • Width: 20.5cm
  • Depth: 1.2cm
The necklace was measured as previously displayed.
Credit line
Cory Bequest
Summary
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.
Collection
Accession Number
M.89-1951

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record createdAugust 4, 2005
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