A group of pearl jewelry

A single-strand of 192 natural pearls and 2 cultured pearls necklaceEstimate $150,000 – $200,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015.

Comprising a single-strand pearl necklace, of one hundred and ninety-two natural pearls and 2 cultured pearls, measuring from approximately 8.15 to 5.75 mm, joined by a mabé pearl clasp, mounted in silver-topped gold; and a group of twenty-five loose natural pearls, measuring from approximately 5.37 - 5.49 to 7.34 - 7.55 mm, necklace 55 ins.

With report 78547 dated 25 February 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Laboratories stating that the analysed properties confirm the authenticity of these saltwater natural pearls, this freshwater natural pearl (No. 178 from the clasp) and the identity of these beaded saltwater cultured pearls (No. 117 and 126 from the clasp). The half-pearl on the clasp has not been tested

With report 78549 dated 25 February 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Laboratories stating that the analysed properties confirm the authenticity of these 25 saltwater natural pearls.

Christie'sMAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 14 April 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza