A pearl, ruby and diamond bracelet, by Koch,
Lot 166
A pearl, ruby and diamond bracelet,
by Koch, circa 1915
Sold for £12,500 (US$ 15,761) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pearl, ruby and diamond bracelet, by Koch, circa 1915
The central row of millegrain-set pearl and cushion-shaped diamond clusters set alternately with old brilliant-cut diamond and calibré-cut ruby circlets, to a rose-cut diamond tapering border, signed Koch, pearls untested, length 19.0cm, fitted maker's case

Footnotes

  • Founded in 1879 by Robert and Louis Koch in Frankfurt, Koch was a leading jeweller in Europe. Their business thrived during the 1880s, gaining the title of 'Jeweller of the Court' in 1883. Their clients included German and Italian Royal Families and Russian Tsars. The company closed in 1987.
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Lot symbols
Item contains ruby or jadeite

Please note that as a result of recent legislation ruby and jadeite gem stones of Burmese (Myanmar) origin may not be imported into the US. Rubies and jadeite of non-Burmese origin require certification before import into the US.

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