22 April 2010,
Price realised USD 62,500
USD 50,000 - USD 70,000
AN IMPRESSIVE CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE
Of forty-seven graduated cultured pearls, measuring from approximately 20.00 to 14.70 mm, joined by a pavé-set diamond boule clasp, mounted in 18k white gold, 33 ins.
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Well-matched and of impressive size, with a central cultured pearl measuring approximately 20.00 mm, shouldered by two cultured pearls each measuring approximately 18.35 mm, this necklace is a rare find at auction.
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