Sapphire and diamond necklace, first half of the 19th century. Photo Sotheby's
Composed of a series of alternating links set with cushion-shaped sapphires and cushion-shaped, circular-, single-cut and rose diamonds, the front suspending three detachable pendants featuring a pear- and a trapeze-shaped sapphire, length approximately 480mm, one small diamond deficient. Estimation 90,000 — 140,000 CHF
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 72812, stating that the fifteen sapphires are of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating.
Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève, 13 mai 2014 - www.sothebys.com