21 October 2009,
Price realised USD 158,500
USD 80,000 - USD 120,000
A DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLACE
Suspending a heart-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 9.79 carats, within a circular-cut diamond surround, from a fine link platinum chain, mounted in platinum, 16 ins.
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This lot is offered without reserve.
An appraisal of the movement from our panel of experts, illustrated with superb pieces from the largest collection of Art Nouveau jewellery ever to come to auction
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