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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW ENGLAND COLLECTION

Sapphire, Pearl, Chalcedony and Diamond Necklace, JAR, Paris
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 168,750 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW ENGLAND COLLECTION

Sapphire, Pearl, Chalcedony and Diamond Necklace, JAR, Paris
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 168,750 USD
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Sapphire, Pearl, Chalcedony and Diamond Necklace, JAR, Paris
Suspending a chalcedony intaglio with carved Arabic script within a frame of round sapphires, topped by a semi-baroque pearl measuring approximately 8.8 x 8.7 mm further accented by round sapphires, spaced by a single-cut diamond, surmounted by a rondelle set with single-cut diamonds, from a strand of round chalcedony beads, sapphire beads and cultured pearls measuring approximately 6.5 to 5.3 mm, length 31 inches, signed JAR Paris, with French assay and workshop marks.
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Catalogue Note

The pendant, inscribed with the nada 'Ali quatrain, reflects the tradition of carving gemstones for use as talismanic amulets; this incantation was particularly favored in Persia.

Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin.

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