12 April 2005
Property from the Estate of Caroline Wiess Law
sold to benefit The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
A RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE
The front designed as two circular and baguette-cut diamond foliate scroll motifs, enhanced by oval and cushion-cut ruby detail, joined to the similarly-set backchain, (scroll motifs may also be worn as two brooches), 15½ ins.
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