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Sunday, 16 January 2011

MARCUS & CO: A Belle Epoque black opal pendant necklace



Hermann Marcus worked for Louis Comfort Tiffany before joining his son William in their own shop Marcus & Co in 1884. They were one of the first ones to design Art Nouveau jewelry in America. This pendant, featuring a great quality black opal, was produced around 1910-1915 and is set in the Belle Epoque "garland style".

It will be auctioned at Sotheby's New York on february 2nd.