Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Description

    Amethyst, Enamel, Gold Necklace, By Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co.
    The necklace features an oval-shaped amethyst measuring 24.74 x 17.89 x 14.18 mm and weighing approximately 35.00 carats, enhanced by round-cut amethysts weighing a total of approximately 0.85 carat, set in 18k gold, having enamel accents, suspended by an 18k gold beaded chain, complimented by enamel, marked Tiffany & Co. Gross weight 55.20 grams.
    Length: 17-1/4 inches
    Pendant Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-1/4 inches


    The necklace has been passed down through three generations of New York women


    For a matching brooch see Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co. by John Loring, page 69.


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany
    Gem Type: Amethyst
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Oval-shaped, Round-cut
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Some small areas of enamel loss to leaf edges. In very good condition considering the age. In the book "Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co." by John Loring, the author writes about a brooch (which is imaged) and goes on to say "A very large amethyst pendant with a similar grapevine motif appears in an archival photograph." This is almost certainly in reference to this necklace, which is a match to the brooch. A true collector's piece. The grapes, leaves and vines are nicely executed.


    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    9th-10th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 3,758

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 June 27 - 28 Summer Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Chicago
    2017 June 27 - 28 Summer Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $2,051,880