Lot 168
  • 168


500,000 - 700,000 USD
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Set with two cushion-cut emeralds weighing approximately 18.85 and 17.45 carats, spaced by round diamonds, suspending two pear-shaped emerald pendants weighing approximately 51.70 and 46.90 carats, mounted by Verdura, with workshop marks for Verdura. With signed box.


In good condition. Stamped 750 for 18 karat gold. With scratch numbers VM4077. The cushion-cut emeralds measuring approximately 15.70 x 16.60 x 11.30 mm and 15.80 x 16.60 x 10.40 mm are estimated to weigh a total of approximately 36.30 carats. The pear-shaped emeralds measuring approximately 30.00 x 20.50 x 15.40 mm and 31.00 x 20.50 x 13.60 mm are estimated to weigh approximately 51.70 and 46.90 carats. Emeralds are a well saturated, medium slightly bluish green color, moderately to heavily included. The diamonds together weighing approximately 0.50 carat are approximately G-H color, VS clarity. Signed Verdura box in very good condition. Accompanied by AGL report no. 1092678 A and B stating that the emeralds are of Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: minor, type: modern.
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Catalogue Note

Accompanied by AGL report no. 1092678 A and B stating that the emeralds are of Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: minor, type: modern.