Lot 406
  • 406

SUPERB PAIR OF EMERALD AND DIAMOND EARRINGS, HARRY WINSTON, 1970S

Estimate
1,500,000 - 2,500,000 CHF
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Description

  • Harry Winston
Each surmount respectively set with a cabochon emerald weighing 11.33 and 11.94 carats, accented with marquise-shaped diamonds, clip fittings, unsigned, numbered, maker's mark for Alain Tarditi, 1973, supporting a detachable emerald drop weighing 21.64 and 22.29 carats respectively, unsigned, Harry Winston, 1974. 

Provenance

Christie's Geneva, Jewels from the Personal Collection of Princess Salimah Aga Khan, 13 November 1995, lot 259.

Catalogue Note

It is known that eight of the diamonds, in this pair of earrings, were part of the collection of His Highness Prince Aga Khan who had them mounted by Harry Winston in 1973, the drops were added one year later, also by Harry Winston.

Accompanied by SSEF report no. 104495 and AGL report no. 1097550 A and B, each stating that the emeralds are of Colombian origin, with a minor amount of oil in fissures; together with two appendix letters.
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