Platinum, sapphire and diamond pendant-necklace, Lacloche Frères, France, circa 1925. Photo Sotheby'
The articulated pendant designed as a cascade of marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 5.15 carats, set in the center with an emerald-cut sapphire weighing 29.50 carats, framed by square-cut, bullet-shaped, hexagonal and triangular-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 2.75 carats, completed by a necklace set with 2 triangular-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 1.80 carats, further set with baguette diamonds, clusters of marquise-shaped diamonds, and links set with old European-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 22.00 carats, the clasp set with an emerald-cut sapphire weighing approximately 4.25 carats, length 15 inches, signed Lacloche Frères, French assay marks. Lot 330. Estimation 150,000-200,000 USD
Property from the Estate of Eunice Joyce Gardiner.
NOTE DE CATALOGUE: Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 48048 stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, no gemological evidence of heat.
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