A 19th century natural pearl and diamond necklace (illustrated inside the *** cover)
Lot 226
A 19th century pearl and diamond necklace (illustrated inside the front cover)
£8,000 - 12,000
US$ 13,000 - 20,000
Lot Details
A 19th century pearl and diamond necklace
The rose-cut diamond chain suspending a tapering fringe of stylised floral and foliate motifs, set with old brilliant, rose and single-cut diamonds and eight baroque pearls, measuring 8.0-12.8mm, mounted in silver and gold, diamonds approx. 9.00cts total, French assay mark, length 42.0cm (illustrated inside the front cover)

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by a certificate from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory stating that two pearls at random were found to be natural, saltwater. Certificate number 06084, dated 7th August 2012.

    Provenance
    By repute, from the collection of Elena Lupescu (1895-1977), mistress and later wife of King Carol II of Romania.
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