28 April 2010,
Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel
Price realised USD 47,500
Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 30,000
A PAIR OF SOUTH SEA CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND SAUTOIRS, BY ASSIL
Each sautoir set with a series of round and slightly barrel-shaped south sea cultured pearls measuring from 15.5mm to 12.8mm flanked by pavé-set diamond caps to the similarly set diamond rondelles, with pavé-set diamond clasp, 48.5cm and 43.5cm long, stamped "750"
Signed Assil NY
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Almost certainly unique, this exceptional domino set and music box has the most illustrious and fascinating provenance
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