A natural pearl and diamond pendant-necklace. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams.
The drop-shaped natural pearl, measuring 14.41 x 10.57 x 8.64mm, suspended from a dividing line of old brilliant and single-cut diamonds, with a delicate chain, remaining diamonds approximately 0.35 carat total, necklace length 36.0cm, pendant length 3.5cm. Lot 172. Estimate £6,500 – 8,500 (€8,200 – 11,000)
Accompanied by a report from GGTL Laboratories stating that the pearl is natural, saltwater. Report number 14-B-2539, dated 21 June 2014.
Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, INCORPORATING THE CERES COLLECTION, LOTS 1 TO 101; A COLLECTION OF CAMEOS & INTAGLIOS FORMED BY AN AMERICAN FAMILY FROM THE 1930S TO THE 1990S, 17 Sep 2014 13:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET