Natural pearl, cultured pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate 146,000 — 245,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's.
Composed of fifteen rows of variously shaped natural pearls and cultured pearls measuring from approximately 3.10 to 10.50mm, decorated with five diamond plaques of foliate and floral motifs, set with circular-, single-cut and cushion-shaped stones, shortest length approximately 800mm.
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 79255, stating that two thousand two hundred and thirty-two pearls were found to be natural, saltwater, and ninety-four were found to be cultured.
Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015, 10:30 AM