Lot 160. A cabochon emerald, sapphire, coloured sapphire and fire opal pendant necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 118,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017
The detachable drop-shaped pendant set with an oval emerald cabochon, within an oval and circular emerald, sapphire, pink sapphire and fire opal cabochon beadwork frame, suspended by two gold oval link and beadwork chains to a bezel-set oval and circular cabochon emerald, sapphire, pink sapphire and fire opal chain, circa 1920, 36 1/2 ins., mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co.
Provenance: Previously sold at Christie's New York, Tiffany: Innovation in American Design, 10 December 1998, Lot 375
Formely in the Garden Museum Collection.
Literature: A. Duncan, Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum Collection,England, Antique Collectors' Club Limited, 2004, p. 508
J. Loring, Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co., New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002, p. 64
Christie's. Magnificent Jewels & the Rockefeller Emerald, 20 June 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center