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    Sale 12573

    Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2067

    A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Each suspending a detachable pendant, set to the centre with a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 8.24 and 8.10 carats, within a circular-cut diamond frame, to the vari-cut diamond cluster surmount, circa 1960, mounted in platinum, 5.4 cm
    Signed and with maker’s mark for Van Cleef & Arpels, nos. N.Y. 28223 (surmount) and 10093 CS (pendant)
    Accompanied by report no. 15610275 dated 20 April 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the 8.24 carat diamond is D colour, internally flawless clarity, with excellent polish

    Report no. 15610276 dated 20 April 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the 8.10 carat diamond is D colour, VVS1 clarity, with excellent polish; also with a working diagram indicating that the clarity of the diamond is potentially Internally
    Flawless

    Two Diamond Type Classification letters stating that the diamonds have been determined to be Type IIa
    US$1,650,000-2,300,000


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN