Lot 20. A two-row natural pearl necklace. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (US$19,000 - 25,000). Sold for £40,000 (€47,370). Photo Bonhams.
Composed of 162 natural pearls, measuring from 4.2mm x 4.4mm to 8.6mm x 9.0mm, with a cultured pearl, circular-cut emerald and single-cut diamond foliate clasp, circa 1960, maker's marks, French assay marks, length 52.3cm
Accompanied by a report from The Gem and Pearl Laboratory stating that the pearls are natural, saltwater origin. Report number 13828, dated 17th February 2017
Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 27 Apr 2017, 14:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET