15 November 2016,
Price realised CHF 125,000
Estimate CHF 60,000 - CHF 80,000
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY FARAONE
The detachable articulated pendant/brooch set with an octagonal step-cut emerald, weighing approximately 20.30 carats, within a baguette and marquise-cut diamond articulated double surround, with circular-cut diamond surmount and base, to the diamond-set necklace, pendant/brooch 4.5 cm, necklace 39.0 cm, mounted in platinum and gold
Accompanied by report no. 86961 dated 19 July 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the emerald is Colombia, with moderate amount of oil.
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THE PROPERTY OF AN ITALIAN LADY
Specialist Max Fawcett reveals the history behind an exquisitely detailed piece, perfectly preserved after more than a century