Lot 164. An iconic Favrile Glass Beetle and Gold Necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017
The front suspending three blue iridescent favrile glass beetles from the two-row favrile glass beetle neckchain, spaced by beaded gold columns, circa 1910, 18 1/4 ins., mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co.
Formely in the Garden Museum Collection.
Literature: A. Duncan, Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum Collection,England, Antique Collectors' Club Limited, 2004, p. 492
Christie's. Magnificent Jewels & the Rockefeller Emerald, 20 June 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center