Gold and Rock Crystal Demi-Parure, c. 1820s, comprising a necklace with detachable pendant, earrings, and brooch, collet-set with foil-backed stones with cannetille frames, in original fitted box. lg. 16 1/2 in, 2 in., and 1 3/4 in. respectively.
Note: Lots 133 through 229 are property from the Nancy and Gilbert Levine collection, donated to the Toledo Museum of Art and sold to benefit its future acquisitions. The collection formed the Museum of Arts and Sciences travelling exhibition "A Century of Jewelry & Gems: 1785-1885" which was accompanied by a published catalogue in 1995. Estimate $4,000-6,000
According to the 1995 catalogue under the padding of the case is a pencilld notation that the suite was remade in 1826. Wear commensurate with age, some foil backs discolored, some cannetille rosettes pushed in.
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