• Jewels: The New York Sale, wit auction at Christies

    Sale 2306

    Jewels: The New York Sale, with The Catherine the Great Emerald Brooch and The Emperor Maximilian Diamond

    22 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 114

    AN ANTIQUE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTIQUE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT
    Set with a cushion-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 27.07 carats, within an old European-cut diamond surround, to the old mine-cut diamond bail, mounted in silver-topped gold, circa 1890, in a worn green velvet fitted case
    With report CS 41734 dated 19 February 2010 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that based on available gemological information, it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of this sapphire would be classified as Burma (Myanmar). Heat enhancement: None


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    Provenance

    Formerly from the Collection of Eileen Gray and by decent through the family to the current owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF EILEEN GRAY