Platinum, Diamond and Natural Pearl Pendant, circa 1920. Estimate $100,000-150,000. Photo Doyle New York.
The delicately looped diamond-set ribbons suspending 2 pearls approximately 10.10 to 12.10 x 16.25 mm. and 10.50 to 12.40 x 23.50 mm., with diamond-set caps, joined by 2 old-mine cut diamonds, totaling 50 old-mine and single-cut diamonds approximately 1.35 cts. Good condition. Length 4 1/8″.
With SSEF report no. 75865 stating that the pearls are natural, saltwater.
Top pearl: irregular pear-shape, off-white, minor bubbles, flat back, curved indentation on reverse at tip, good nacre, good luster.
Bottom pearl: graceful drop-shape, off-white, minor bubbles, several slightly visible to eye, reverse gracefully slopes in, the reverse with raised tip ringed in yellow, small scratch in center of raised area, good nacre, medium luster.
Doyle New York. Important Jewelry. Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10am