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Lot 1862. Spectacular Colombian  Emerald and Diamond Parure, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate 16,000,000 — 24,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.

Comprising: a necklace, the front suspending an oval emerald weighing approximately 24.32 carats, to the necklace set with oval and step-cut emeralds weighing approximately 30.56 carats in total, embellished with circular-cut, pear and marquise-shaped diamonds; pair of similarly set pendent earrings, each set with three step-cut emeralds weighing approximately 18.93 carats in total; and a ring, set with a step-cut emerald weighing approximately 10.31 carats, flanked by two trilliant-cut diamonds; the diamonds weighing approximately 133.96 carats in total, mounted in platinum, white and yellow gold, pendant, earrings and ring signed Van Cleef & Arpels, necklace signed VCA and numbered, necklace and earrings with Van Cleef & Arpels maker's marks, pendant detachable and can be worn as clip brooch, necklace can be detached into three sections to shorten and worn as a bracelet, earrings detachable, necklace lengths approximately 440mm and 390mm, bracelet length approximately 180mm, earrings with post and hinged back fittings. Ring size: 7   (3)

Accompanied by three AGL reports numbered CS 1076525, CS 1076526 and CS 1076524, and  all dated 23 June 2016, stating that the emeralds weighing 24.32, 11.86 and 10.31 carats respectively are natural, of Colombian origin, with insignificant to minor indication of clarity enhancement; AGL further stating that the emerald weighing 11.86 carats is considered ClassicTM Colombian.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite, Hong Kong, 03 oct. 2017, 01:30 PM