Lot 117. A natural pearl and diamond lariat necklace. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.
The graduated collet-set circular-cut diamond neckchain with single and baguette-cut diamond ribbon panel, suspending two semi-baroque white and light gray natural pearl drops, measuring approximately 11.78 x 10.80 mm and 11.90 x 10.95 mm, each with rose-cut diamond caps, 14 1/2 ins., mounted in platinum.
Accompanied by report no. 5171692506 dated 13 July 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the pearls are natural saltwater pearls with no indications of treatment
Provenance: Previously sold at Christie's New York, Fine Jewels, 18 September 1984, Lot 89.
Christie's. Sale 12182, Important Jewels, 18 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza