10 November 2015,
Price realised CHF 161,000
Estimate CHF 45,000 - CHF 65,000
A PAIR OF NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND EARRINGS
Each suspending a button-shaped natural pearl, weighing approximately 41.26 and 39.81 grains, within an old-cut diamond surround, to the pearl surmount, 2.5 cm, mounted in silver and gold
Accompanied by report no. 79249 dated 10 April 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the two larger pearls are natural saltwater pearls.
Please note that the two smaller pearls have not been tested for natural origin.
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HRH Princess Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, née Princess Josephine of Belgium (1872-1958)
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