A pair of 19th century natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings. Sold for £98,500 (€131,140). Photo Bonhams.
Each scrolling surmount set with old brilliant, single and rose-cut diamonds, suspending a drop-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 10.35 x 10.50 x 15.20mm and 10.40 x 10.45 x 15.20mm respectively, with rose-cut diamond cap, mounted in silver and gold, diamonds approximately 1.80 carats total, later post fittings, length 3.2cm
Accompanied by a report from SSEF stating that both pearls were found to be natural, saltwater. Report number 72824, dated 3 March 2014.
Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 30 Apr 2014 14:00 BST – LONDON, NEW BOND STREET