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 lapislazuli platinum gold & diamonds with pearls in opulent version as presented into five strands
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 1922 Egyptian 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 lapislazuli 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 fresh water pearls from they are superb white button shaped 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
Excellent condition all throughout!
Further Details Below
Metal: 18 Kt yellow gold and platinum, tested
Gems: 5 strands button shaped of fresh water pearls ranging in diameter from 4.5 mm. to 5.0 mm. – 5 natural pearls of 4 mm. in diameter each – 23 rose cut diamonds totalling approx .65 Ct – 1 hand caver natural lapis of 18 mm. x 21 mm. – 1 tear drop cut natural lapis of 16 mm. x 9 mm.
Measures: central is 59 mm. x 34 mm. – clasp is 16 mm. x 14 mm. (h. x w.) – total length on the shortest strand is 39 cm.
Weight: 55.8 grams
Condition: very good