Ab Fab Treasures

Antique Bohemian fruit necklace c1850 The fruits are lacquored papier mache on a simple brass chain. The lemons and oranges would have been highly exotic in Bohemia as that time as would the strawberry. For sale on ebay.co.uk right now.  The large squat red fruits are most likely rosehips which were used to make drinks and for medicinal purposes.