13 November 2017,
Price realised CHF 162,500
CHF 18,000 - CHF 25,000
AN EMERALD RING, BY JEAN FOUQUET
Set with a cabochon emerald within a platinum mechanical surround, 1920s, ring size 6, with French assay mark for platinum
Signed Jean Fouquet, with maker's mark for Georges Fouquet
Accompanied by report no. 92640 dated 7 June 2017 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the emerald is Colombia, with moderate amount of oil.
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