Antique diamond necklace, circa 1880. Photo Sotheby’s.
The articulated necklace designed to a floral motif, suspending a fringe composed of graduated pearshaped diamonds, supported by graduated flower heads set with circular-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 55.00 carats, mounted in silver-topped gold, length approximately 340mm. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,340,000 HKD
Sotheby’s. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Hong Kong, 03 Apr 2012.