Platinum, Colored Stone, Pearl, Colored Diamond and Diamond Bracelet, circa 1955. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 USD. Photo Sotheby’s.
The fanciful openwork strap centering an emerald-cut Fancy Dark Yellow-Brown diamond weighing 4.49 carats, the clasp accented by a smaller emerald-cut Fancy Brown-Yellow diamond weighing 2.05 carats, further set with six round fancy colored diamonds weighing 5.49 carats, eight pearls measuring approximately 6.0 to 5.5 mm, two cabochon emeralds weighing approximately 19.25 carats, further decorated with numerous marquise, baguette, triangle, square emerald and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 6.15 carats, completed by numerous carved and cabochon emeralds, rubies and sapphires, length 6¾ inches; circa 1955.
Accompanied by nine GIA reports:
No. 2155895159 stating that the 4.49 carat diamond is Fancy Dark Yellow-Brown, Natural color, VS2 clarity.
No. 2155917498 stating that the 2.05 carat diamond is Fancy Brown-Yellow, Natural Color, VS2 clarity.
No. 5151996436 stating that the 1.45 carat diamond is Fancy Brown-Yellow, Natural Color.
No. 2155996345 stating that the 1.39 carat diamond is Fancy Brown-Yellow, Natural Color.
No. 5151998372 stating that the .74 carat diamond is Fancy Dark Orangy Brown, Natural Color.
No. 1152996130 stating that the .65 carat diamond is Fancy Dark Orangy Brown, Natural Color.
No. 2155996102 stating that the .64 carat diamond is Fancy Yellow-Brown, Natural Color.
No. 2155996056 stating that the .62 carat diamond is Fancy Orange-Brown, Natural Color.
No. 5151901000 stating that three of the pearls are natural, saltwater, three of the pearls are natural, freshwater and two of the pearls are bead cultured, saltwater.
Sotheby’s. Important Jewels. New York – 05 Feb 2015, 10:00 AM