13 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A SILK AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY MAKIKO MURAKAWA FOR MIKI CO. LTD.
Designed as five multi-coloured silk strands, tied at the front, with three brilliant-cut diamonds five row panels and matching clasp, 1970s
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