Lot 119. Sapphire, diamond and natural pearl pendant, late 19th century. Sold for £ 206,500 (€ 240,844) (Est: £65,000 - £85,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021
Oval, with central quatrefoil motif composed of four cushion-shaped sapphires, set throughout with cushion-shaped and old brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending an 11.9mm x 10.1mm natural pearl drop, with rose-cut diamond cap, mounted in silver and gold, one sapphire stated to weigh 7.52 carats, cushion-shaped and old brilliant-cut diamonds approximately 5.70 carats total, length 7.5cm.
Accompanied by a report from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory stating that the sapphires are of natural Sri Lankan origin, with no indications of heat treatment. Report number 20677, dated 29th October 2021
Accompanied by a report from AnchorCert stating that the sapphires are of Burmese origin with no evidence of treatment. Report number 287713/20054771, dated 25th October 2021.
Accompanied by a report from AnchorCert stating that the pearl is natural, saltwater. Report umber 287713/20054771, dated 25th October 2021.
Bonhams. London Jewels, London,