Lot 338
  • 338


18,000 - 22,000 USD
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  • David Webb
The chain composed of hammered gold, gross weight approximately 134 dwts, length 28 inches, detachable into five segments for a variety of wear, signed Webb; with a detachable pendant-brooch designed as a stylized cross, composed of hammered gold, the center with a detachable star-shaped plaque pavé-set with round and single-cut diamonds, together with a hammered gold version of the star-shaped center, gross weight approximately 55 dwts, signed Webb. With signed pouch.


In good condition, with minor surface scratches and tarnish to the gold. Chain and pendant-brooch stamped 18K for 18 karat gold. Pendant-brooch also stamped Plat. Pendant-brooch and the two longest chain segments signed Webb, the shortest three unsigned. Star-shaped diamond-set center is removed by detaching the safety catch and pinching the two prongs together/pushing it out. The gold center can then be snapped in, and secured with safety catch. The detachable diamond-set center with diamonds weighing approximately 2.23 carats, approximately F-G color, predominantly VS clarity. Chain detachable into five segments for wear as a necklace of various lengths and/or bracelets; segments measure: 8, 8, 4¼, 4¼, 2¾ inches. Pendant-brooch measures approximately 2¾ x 2½ inches.
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.