11 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 16,250
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A RUBY BEAD AND EMERALD NECKLACE
Designed as five rows of graduated ruby beads, measuring from approximately 5.30 and 8.60 mm, with circular-cut diamond terminals, joined by a bezel-set oval cabochon emerald pendant, suspending a tapered square cabochon emerald with a diamond cap, mounted in gold, 15 ins.
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