CORAL, SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND PAIR OF EARRINGS
CORAL, SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND PAIR OF EARRINGS
CORAL, SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND PAIR OF EARRINGS
CORAL, SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND PAIR OF EARRINGS
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Property from a Private Collection, Washington D.C.

CORAL, SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND PAIR OF EARRINGS

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection, Washington D.C.

CORAL, SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND PAIR OF EARRINGS

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

Lot Sold:8,750USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Collection, Washington D.C.

CORAL, SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND PAIR OF EARRINGS


The necklace composed of coral beads measuring approximately 8.3 to 5.3 mm, accented by two geometric plaques set with old European, single-cut and baguette diamonds, splitting into two strands at the front spaced with seed pearls, length 14¼ inches; together with a pair of pendant-earrings set with coral cabochons and rose-cut diamonds, suspending drop-shaped coral; circa 1925, the earrings with later post fittings. With 37 additional coral beads.


Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials.

Condition Report

In good condition, with minor surface scratches and tarnish to the mountings commensurate with age and wear. The mountings test as platinum. Earrings numbered 9691 or 1696. The coral beads are medium red orange, well matched in color. The seed pearls are of white body color, with overall good skin and luster, variously shaped, measuring approximately 3.3 to 2.9 mm. The diamonds on the necklace estimated to weigh a total of approximately 0.55 carat, approximately G-H color, VS clarity. The diamonds on the earrings estimated to weigh approximately 0.30 carat are near colorless, bright and lively. Earring length approximately 1⅞ inch. Fitted with posts and butterfly backings. Necklace clasp closes securely. Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials.


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.

Saleroom Notice

Please note that Sotheby’s cannot ship this property internationally due to endangered species materials.
CORAL, SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND PAIR OF EARRINGS
Property from a Private Collection, Washington D.C.
CORAL, SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND PAIR OF EARRINGS
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