Egyptian Revival rare Art deco piece!
We are pleased to be offering such a fabulous piece of the genuine Art deco jewelry
An interesting latest acquisition in our current inventory such type of Egyptian Revival jewelry was very in vogue during the early years of the last century
A tasteful combination of skillfully carved Russian Lapislazulli platinum gold & diamonds with Natural Persian pearls in opulent version as presented into five strands giving the idea of how precious and unique is this necklace for any good collector of the Art Deco era
All intact as made in the early glamorous 20’s this is a faraonic and delight necklace of the past everlasting jewelry!
Centre medallion is a beautiful Faraon – in the year 1922Egyptian motifs abound with the opening of Tutankhamen’s tomb representation in literature and became even more prevalent in the subsequent years leading to the 1925 Paris Exhibition from which ‘Art Deco’ gets its name
A little window on what inspired Egyptian motifs in the first years of the 1900
High society of the period loved getting jewelry inspired from the events and happenings of the time
This necklace has been hand made during the 20’s of solid 18 kt gold topped by solid PLATINUM both centre medallion and back clasp which is original to the necklace not marked as the majority of genuine antique jewelry of this time
centered by a stunning hand carving of one piece of Natural Russian Lapis with Lapislazulli dedicated drop made as finial- delight expression of a Faraon surrounded by Diamonds with Natural pearls alternating set on a Platinum over gold
Clasp if fully decorated with fine engravings again Platinum over gold
Beautifully mounted with FIVE strands of NATURAL sea Persian pearls from the Persian gulf they are superb white button shaped loads of Natural pearls of superior white cream high luster quality and highly selected for shape colour and size to make this opulent necklace
Pearls range between 4.5 mm to 5 mm.
Approx .65 Ct of rose cut diamonds in total
Current retail value for such a piece is £12,000 our reserve is at a fraction considering only a single pin with a little carving of this type sells well up to £5000 at any major specialist where this type of jewelry can be find
Excellent condition all throughout!