A natural pearl, cultured pearl and diamond necklace, by Buccellati. Price Realized: CHF905,000 ($936,962). Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2014.
The five strands composed of fifty-nine, fifty-five, fifty-three, forty-nine and forty-nine graduated natural pearls, measuring approximately 8.8 to 4.3 mm, to the oval-shaped openwork diamond-set clasp. Clasp signed M. Buccellati
Accompanied by report no. 77269 dated 30 September 2014 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that 260 pearls are natural saltwater pearls and that 5 pearls are cultured saltwater pearls
CHRISTIE’S. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 11 November 2014, Geneva