21 - 22 February 2001,
St. Moritz, Palace Hotel
Price realised CHF 14,100
CHF 5,100 - CHF 8,500
A GREY CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND NEGLIGÉE
Designed as a torsade of grey cultured pearls with circular-cut diamond bow intersections to the tassel terminals, gathered by a detachable pavé-set and baguette-cut diamond ribbon, 109.5 cm.
The grey cultured pearls have not been tested for natural colour origin (2)
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