Lot 1783
  • 1783

Very Fine Pair of Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendent Ear Clips

6,250,000 - 7,500,000 HKD
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  • Diamonds, Natural Pearls, Platinum, Gold
Each suspending a drop-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 11.55 x 14.65mm and 11.20 x 15.10mm respectively, embellished with single-cut diamonds, to a cluster top set with marquise- and pear-shaped diamonds weighing 15.46 carats in total, mounted in platinum and white gold, top signed HW.


Accompanied by GIA reports:numbered 6201343416, stating that the 2.01 carat diamond is D Colour, VS2 Clarity;numbered 1208535543, stating that the 2.01 carat diamond is E Colour, VS1 Clarity;numbered 2147416127, stating that the 2.01 carat diamond is F Colour, VVS2 Clarity;numbered 2214592356, stating that the 2.00 carat diamond is D Colour, VVS2 Clarity;numbered 2175503828, dated 16 June 2016, stating that the 1.57 carat diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless;numbered 5171488622, stating that the 1.50 carat diamond is E Colour, VVS1 Clarity;numbered 5171095084, stating that the 1.22 carat diamond is D Colour, VS2 Clarity;numbered 2156925228, dated 14 June 2016, stating that the 1.11 carat diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless;numbered 2151418320, stating that the 1.03 carat diamond is D Colour, VS2 Clarity; andnumbered 1176177271, stating that the 1.00 carat diamond is D Colour, VS1 Clarity.Also accompanied by SSEF report numbered 87564, dated 14 September 2016, stating that the pearls are natural saltwater pearls. For further details, please refer to the reports. Both surmounts signed HW. Stamped PT900 for platinum and OR for white gold. Remaining diamonds, estimated to weigh approximately 0.80 carat in total, are on average F colour and VS to SI clarity, as gauged and graded in the mounting. Pearls are drop shape, of white body colour, with rosé and green overtones, and very good surface lustre. Very minor blemish commonly seen on pearls and not visible without magnification. 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 SSEF report numbered 87564, dated 14 September 2016, stating that both pearls are natural saltwater pearls; further accompanied by a SSEF letter stating that '...Assembling a matching pair of saltwater natural pearls of this size and quality is rare and exceptional'. Also accompanied by ten GIA reports, stating that the diamonds ranging from 2.01 to 1.00 carat are D to F Colour, IF to VS2 Clarity.