An Art Deco natural pearl and diamond ring. Price Realized: CHF485,000 ($502,129). Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2014.
Set with a button-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 18.2-18.4 x 13.6 mm, to the diamond-set openwork scrolling shoulders and base, ring size 6½
Accompanied by report no. 59111 dated 29 March 2011 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the pearl is a natural saltwater pearl and an Appendix for ‘Exceptional Natural Pearl’ indicating that ‘The described pearl (…) shows an impressive size and weight (…), combined with an even button shape and an attractive white colour.’
CHRISTIE’S. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 11 November 2014, Geneva