Lot 9075
  • 9075

Emerald, Ruby, Diamond and Cultured Pearl Demi-Parure, Christian Dior

48,000 - 80,000 HKD
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  • Christian Dior
  • Emerald, Ruby, Diamond, Cultured Pearl, Yellow Gold
Comprising: a collar necklace, the front section of foliate design, set with carved emerald leaves, embellished with cabochon and calibré-cut rubies and circular-cut diamonds, to the three-strand cultured pearl backchain, with brooch fittings; and a pair of ear clips en suite; both mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, both signed Dior, with French assay and maker's marks, necklace length approximately 360mm.  (2) 


Signed Dior, with French assay marks for gold and maker's marks for Pery et Cie, stamped OR750 for 18 karate yellow gold. Cultured pearls measuring approximately 7.40 to 6.98mm, are round and of white to slightly cream body colour, well-matched, with excellent lustre and rosè overtone, a few with very minor surface blemishes. Carved emeralds estimated to weigh approximately 10.00 carats in total, of green colour and medium light saturation, with typical inclusions and some are surface reaching, some nicks and a few minor chips. Rubies estimated to weigh approximately 1.50 carats in total, red to purplish red colour and strong saturation, with minor typical inclusions. Diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 1.40 carats in total, are on average E to F colour, VS clarity, as gauged and graded in the mounting. Signs of normal wear to the metal, overall in very good condition.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.Certificates of Authenticity: Various manufacturers may not issue certificates of authenticity upon request. Sotheby's is not under an obligation to furnish the purchaser with a certificate of authenticity from the manufacturer at any time. Unless the requirements for a rescission of the sale under the Terms of Guarantee are satisfied, the failure of a manufacturer to issue a certificate will not constitute grounds to rescind the sale. Gemological Certificates and Reports: References in the catalogue descriptions to certificates or reports issued by gemological laboratories are provided only for the information of bidders, and Sotheby's does not guarantee and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, terms or information contained in such certificates or reports. Please also note that laboratories may differ in their assessment of a gemstone (including its origin and presence, type and extent of treatments) and their certificates or reports may contain different results.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by twelve extra cultured pearls.