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    Sale 7478

    Contemporary Jewels and Watches

    1 November 2007, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 168

    A MAGNIFICENT DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

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    A MAGNIFICENT DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Designed as a line of brilliant-cut diamonds suspending a foliate fringe of graduated marquise-cut diamonds, circa 1955, 36.3 cm long
    Signed VCA NY, No. 26017
    Accompanied by report No. 16291149 dated 14 September 2007 from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) stating that the marquise-cut diamond weighing 4.89 carats is D colour, VS2 clarity

    Accompanied by report No. 16291141 dated 13 September 2007 from the GIA stating that the marquise-cut diamond weighing 4.05 carats is D colour, VS1 clarity

    The range of 13 well matched marquise-cut diamonds in this necklace are of unusually fine quality. The remaining 11 diamonds are currently pending results from the GIA and are likely to reflect the quality of the two stones that have already been graded.

    Please refer to the department for the report details of all 13 diamonds.


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    Provenance

    Formerly the property of a member of Barbara Hutton's family