• Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2736

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2301

    A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

    Price Realised  

    A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
    Centering upon a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 16.47 carats, within a pavé-set diamond surround, suspending a fringe of three pear-shaped diamonds accented by a brilliant-cut diamond, joined to the tapered line of calibré-cut sapphire and pavé-set diamond neckchain, mounted in 18k gold, 38.0 cm long, with French assay mark for gold
    Signed and with maker's mark for Van Cleef & Arpels, No. SL321
    Accompanied by report no. 0909631 dated 29 September 2009 from the Gübelin Gemmological Laboratory stating that the 16.47 carat sapphire is of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating


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    US$100,000-150,000

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY