A belle époque pearl and diamond choker,
Lot 110
A belle époque pearl and diamond choker,
Sold for £10,800 (US$ 13,674) inc. premium

Lot Details
A belle époque pearl and diamond choker, circa 1905
The three graduated rows of 3.5-7.5mm. pearls, spaced at intervals with rose-cut diamond-set connecting links, meeting in a central circular plaque composed of finely pierced knifewires enclosed within a delicate foliate garland border, millegrain-set with rose and old brilliant-cut diamonds, the oval clasp of similar design, one rose-cut diamond point deficient, length 37.7cm.

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by a certificate from The Gem Testing Laboratory of Great Britain stating that extensive samples of the pearls were found to be natural. Certificate number 0128081, dated 14th March 2008.
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