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    Sale 1418

    Geneva Magnificent Jewels

    15 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 174

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE

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    A RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE
    The line necklace alternately set with circular-cut diamond bar links and baguette-cut diamond duo spacers, suspending at the front a fringe of seventeen graduated oval-cut rubies, each with circular and baguette-cut diamond accents, circa 1960, 41.5 cm, mounted in platinum and gold
    Accompanied by report no. 88313 dated 13 October 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the rubies is Burma (Myanmar), with no indications of heating.


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    Provenance

    August von Finck (1898-1980), thence by descent
    Geneva, 14 November 2012, lot 578, Property of a German Nobleman


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is accompanied by an updated SSEF report dated October 2016.

    Please note that lots containing jadeite and/or rubies from Burma or which are of indeterminate origin (marked with the ψsymbol) can now be shipped legally to the US. The restrictions described in paragraph H 2 (d) of the Conditions of Sale no longer apply.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTOR