Erich Frey Silver-Gilt, Smoky Quartz and Carnelian Necklace

Erich Frey Silver-Gilt, Smoky Quartz and Carnelian Necklace

Regular price R 12,500

Silver-Gilt Pendant set with Smoky Quartz and Carnelian by Erich Frey
 
The large modernist silver-gilt pendant and chain was made by Erich Frey. The pendant is marked “925” and “e. frey”. It is set with an oval, cabochon polished, smoky quartz (26mm x 20mm) and with two round, cabochon cut carnelians (8mm round).
 
Erich Frey, German born (1917 - 2004), was a prominent jeweller who worked in Pretoria, South Africa (1952-1977).
 
Provenance                           From the personal collection of Erich Frey
                                                (Sold by Strauss & Co, Cape Town,
                                                4 February 2013)
Weight                                    55.9g
Age                                         Circa 1970
Dimensions                             40mm x 80mm (pendant)
                                                 550mm (chain)
Condition                                Excellent
Origin                                       South Africa
Stock code                             BC319