Lot 111: Platinum, Black Onyx and Diamond Lorgnette Pendant and Chain
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Platinum, Black Onyx and Diamond Lorgnette Pendant and Chain
The necklace composed of elongated delicate wire links spaced by seven fancy-shaped links centering faceted black onyx tipped by small old European and single-cut diamonds, and 8 old European-cut diamonds, suspending a lorgnette centering one modified shield-shaped black onyx approximately 34.0 x 16.0 mm., overlaid by a diamond-set knot motif, with pierced diamond-set handle, circa 1920. Length 31 inches.
Diamonds: I-J-several K-VS, several SI.
To release the lorgnette, pull the pendant loop. The lorgnette does release and close easily.
Good condition. Normal wear. 2 3/8 x 3/4 inches.
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