Pair of Silver-Topped-Gold and Diamond Ball Earclips, Circa 1860 - Photo Sotheby's

The tops centered by two oval-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 2.40 carats, suspending spherical drops centered by two table-cut diamonds measuring approximately 13.5 by 13.6 mm and 14.6 by 13.5 mm, accented throughout with numerous old mine and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 38.00 carats, with French assay marks; earclip backs of modern design. Estimate: 75,000 - 100,000 USD - LOT SOLD. 206,500 USD

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels from the Collection of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman. New York | 05 Dec 2012 www.sothebys.com