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FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF HELÈNE ROCHAS

Cultured Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond Necklace, David Webb
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 USD
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FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF HELÈNE ROCHAS

Cultured Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond Necklace, David Webb
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 USD
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Cultured Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond Necklace, David Webb
Composed of seven strands of cultured pearls measuring approximately 8.6 to 4.1 mm, alternating with ruby, sapphire and emerald beads, highlighted with rondelles and floral caps set with round and single-cut diamonds, the clasp set with a carved emerald flanked by round diamonds, shortest length 31½ inches, signed David Webb; circa 1970.
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Catalogue Note

The necklace offered here was part of the collection of Madame Helène Rochas. She married the French perfumer and fashion designer Marcel Rochas. In 1955, after her husband's death, she took over the company and the House created mythic fragrances like 'Madame Rochas', 'Femme' and 'Eau de Rochas'. Helène Rochas, known for her remarkable beauty, was one of the most elegant women of her generation and recognized for her refined taste. 

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