12 April 2005
A STRIKING AQUAMARINE, EMERALD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY DAVID WEBB
Of tapering openwork design, the articulated band composed of pear-shaped sapphire, cabochon emerald and circular-cut diamond clusters, accented by carved aquamarines, each enhanced by a circular-cut diamond stem, mounted in platinum, 14½ ins.
Signed Webb for David Webb
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Property from the Estate of Caroline Wiess Law
sold to benefit The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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