31 October 2001
PROPERTY OF A LADY
This lot is offered without a reserve
A GROUP OF PINK AND YELLOW TOURMALINE JEWELLERY
Comprising an unmounted bright pink tourmaline button of natural pebble shape, weighing 81.11 carats, early 20th century; a pink tourmaline pendant of matching colour, carved with fruiting pomegranates, suspended from a 24K gold neckchain, early 20th century, 60.0 cm. (neckchain not illustrated); and a pair of yellow tourmaline ear-pendants, each set with a glassy mustard-yellow tourmaline plaque carved with 'bat and coin' motif, suspended from a pale green round cabochon jadeite top, early 20th century
Button 25.00 x 24.16 x 17.13 mm.
Pendant 53.83 x 43.13 x 8.46 mm.
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This lot is offered without reserve.
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