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    Sale 2064

    Christie's Interiors

    18 - 19 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 298

    AN ANTIQUE ENAMEL, PEARL, DIAMOND, SAPPHIRE AND GOLD LOCKET NECKLACE

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTIQUE ENAMEL, PEARL, DIAMOND, SAPPHIRE AND GOLD LOCKET NECKLACE
    Supporting a plaque set with 12 pearls, centering upon a button pearl, measuring approximately 12.60 x 13.90 mm, white bodycolor, with rosé and green overtones, slightly out-of-round, nice luster, typical blemishes, well-matched, framed by rose-cut diamonds, bright and lively, and with blue enamel, mostly intact, a few areas of loss, suspended from a gold link chain set with circular-cut sapphires, light blue, of moderate saturation, with typical inclusions, well-matched, mounted in gold, circa 1900, signed West & Son, Dublin, 22 ins., pearls have not been tested natural vs. cultured, shows signs of normal wear


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