Lot 205. An antique diamond necklace. Estimate £30,000 - £40,000 ($49,050 - $65,400). Price Realized £205,250 ($335,584). © Christie's Image Ltd 2011.
Of kokoschnik design, the graduated old-cut diamond fringe to the collet line, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1890, 35.0cm long;
Literature: Cf. Geoffrey Munn, 'Tiaras: Past and Present', V&A Publications, 2002, p.63, plate 44, for a tiara convertible to a necklace similar to the present lot.