Antique Victorian Old Mine Diamond, Natural Pearl & Banded Agate Festoon Necklace by Hancocks c.1865

GBP 28,500.00

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Object Description

A wonderful diamond, pearl and agate necklace by Hancocks c.1865 designed as an extravagant festoon of swags, drops and star like motifs, the gold snake-link chain set to the front with alternating banded agate cabochons and natural saltwater half-pearls suspending four drop shaped pearls within a bib-like double row of chain swags, five graduated star-shaped motifs each set with six oval banded agate cabochons with an old cut diamond to the centre and five graduated elongated drop shaped agates with scroll and star surmounts set with rose-cut diamonds, all to a concealed tongue and box clasp, in original fitted case.

5 x old mine cut diamonds weighing a combined total of approximately 2.6cts
191 rose and old cut diamonds estimated to weigh a combined total of approximately 2.2cts
8 natural saltwater half pearls and 4 drop shape pearls
41 agate cabochons

Object Condition

Very fine

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)20 7493 8904

Dealer Location

52-53 Burlington Arcade
London W1J 0HH
United Kingdom

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