Lot 98
  • 98

FINE NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE

Estimate
40,000 - 70,000 CHF
Sold
447,000 CHF
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Description

Composed of a slightly graduated row of natural pearls measuring from approximately 7.30mm to 9.40mm, to a detachable clasp millegrain-set with cushion-shaped diamonds, length approximately 380mm, one cultured pearl.

Provenance

These pearls were originally strung in a three row pearl necklace, together with lots 97 and 100, belonging to Queen Marie Antoinette. Please refer to page 129 and to lot 100 for an illustration of the necklace in its original form.

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by SSEF report no. 93535, stating that thirty-nine pearls were found to be natural, saltwater, and one pearl was found to be cultured.
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