Important Pair of Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate 18,000,000 — 22,000,000 HKD (2,109,549 - 2,578,337 EUR). Photo Sotheby's

Each suspending a natural pearl drop measuring approximately 13.84 – 15.28 x 22.00mm and 13.25 – 14.20 x 23.10mm respectively, surmounted by a button shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 10.55 – 10.60 x 9.00mm and 11.00 – 11.05 x 8.80mm respectively, decorated with millegrain-set rose-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and white gold.

Accompanied by SSEF report numbered 81769, dated 31 August 2015, stating that the four pearls are natural saltwater pearls, with no indications of artificial colour modification. Also accompanied by SSEF Appendix letter stating that it is 'rare and exceptional' to have natural pearls of 'such an impressive size and weight… combined with a perfect shape and a fine and smooth surface' with 'an attractive light grey colour'.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, Hong Kong, 07 Oct 2015, 02:00 PM