Lot 2096. A suite of Colombian emerald and diamond jewellery, by Chopard. Estimate 3,500,000 - HKD 5,500,000 (US$440,000-700,000). Price realised HKD 9,160,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015
Comprising a necklace, designed as a line of triangular and square-shaped diamonds, the front suspending a fringe of rectangular-cut emeralds, weighing approximately 75.19 carats total, spaced by tapered baguette-cut diamonds terminating in pear-shaped diamonds, 40.0 cm, a pair of ear pendants en suite, each set with two rectangular-cut emeralds, weighing approximately 18.26 carats total, mounted in gold, 4.8 cm, in blue leather Chopard pouch. Signed Chopard, nos. 3147100 (necklace), 3147139 (ear pendants)
Accompanied by report no. 82021 dated 25 September 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emeralds are of Colombia origin, with indications of moderate clarity modification of artificial resin in fissures
Two reports nos. 12110351/1 to 17 and 12110352/ 1 and 2 dated 4 December 2012 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the emeralds are of Colombia origin, with indications of minor clarity enhancement
Fifteen reports dated from 17 February 2005 to 16 May 2007 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamonds range from D to H colour, VS1 to SI2 clarity
Please note that fifteen reports are more than 5 years old and might require an update.
Christie's. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 1 December 2015, Convention Hall