29 November 2000,
Price realised GBP 5,875
GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
A Graduated Four Row Pearl Necklace And Diamond Cluster Clasp
Of 63, 65, 65 and 68 graduated pearls measuring 8.00 mm to 4.00 mm to a shaped antique rectangular panel clasp, centrally-set with old mine-cut diamonds within a double border of rose-cut diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1880, minimum length 40 cm
With certifcate 966953 dated 13 October 2000 from the Precious Stone Laboratory stating that all pearls were found to be natural
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