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)