12 October 2016

Jeanne Lanvin’s necklace

Composed of 22 fine pearls alternating with diamonds, Jeanne Lanvin’s necklace is being auctioned on October 19th by the Aguttes auction house. It was one of a set of three that can be seen in portraits of the fashion designer. Until today, it has remained in the family. Estimate: 50-60,000 euros.

  • Jeanne Lanvin's necklace, made of fine pearls and diamonds

  • Jeanne Lanvin

  • Jeanne Lanvin by Harcourt

  • Jeanne Lanvin

  • Jeanne Lanvin by Clémentine-Hélène Dufau - 1925, oil on canvas - Musée des Arts Décoratifs

  • Jeanne Lanvin © AFP

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