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    Sale 1418

    Geneva Magnificent Jewels

    15 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 101

    A TWO-STRAND NATURAL PEARL NECKLACE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A TWO-STRAND NATURAL PEARL NECKLACE
    Composed of sixty-five and sixty natural pearls, measuring approximately 12.65 to 6.20 mm, to the polished bar clasp, 49.3 cm
    Accompanied by report no. 87326 dated 30 August 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 125 pearls are saltwater natural pearls.


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    Provenance

    Hélène Pillet-Will (1875-1946), 9th Duchesse de La Trémoïlle, 10th Duchesse de Thouars, 11th Princesse de Tarente et de Talmont
    Thence by descent to the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a European Princely Family