15 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 188,500
Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000
A DIAMOND LONGCHAIN NECKLACE
Composed of one-hundred and ninety-eight large and small collet-set diamonds, joined by a pavé-set diamond barrel clasp, mounted in platinum, 70½ ins.
The total weight of the diamonds is approximately 96.26 carats
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