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    Sale 7478

    Contemporary Jewels and Watches

    1 November 2007, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 117

    AN ELEGANT PAIR OF DIAMOND, PEARL AND CULTURED PEARL EAR PENDANTS

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    AN ELEGANT PAIR OF DIAMOND, PEARL AND CULTURED PEARL EAR PENDANTS
    Each designed as two pavé-set diamond hoops suspending a circular-cut diamond at the centre to the pearl and diamond surmount and cultured pearl and diamond tassel detail, circa 1930, 7.7 cm long

    Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin.


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    By family tradition these ear pendants were part of a set that belonged to the Raja Asif Ali Khan, the last ruler of Nanpara, India (1927-1997). The set was presented to his family from the Nizam of Hyderabad, Osman Ali Khan (1886-1967).