15 June 2010
This lot is offered without a reserve
A GOLD, DIAMOND, RUBY, SAPPHIRE AND ENAMEL PENDANT NECKLACE
Designed as a series of 18k gold oblong beads, each decorated with green, blue, red and white enamel vines and blossoms, suspending a larger pendant of similar design, trimmed at the top and bottom with circular-cut rubies and diamonds, the bombé terminal set with circular-cut rubies and sapphires, mounted in 18k yellow and white gold, 36 ins.
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