7 June 2005,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,020
GBP 600 - GBP 800
A ruby, diamond and South Sea cultured pearl necklace
the central cultured pearl drop, approximate diameter 13mm., with brilliant-cut diamond cap, to a circular cabochon ruby and diamond cluster, suspended from diamond loops with oval cabochon ruby detal, to a flattened curb link neckchain.
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