CULTURED PEARL AND COLORED DIAMOND NECKLACE, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
 CULTURED PEARL AND COLORED DIAMOND NECKLACE, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
 CULTURED PEARL AND COLORED DIAMOND NECKLACE, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
 CULTURED PEARL AND COLORED DIAMOND NECKLACE, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
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Property from a New York Collection

CULTURED PEARL AND COLORED DIAMOND NECKLACE, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 USD

Property from a New York Collection

CULTURED PEARL AND COLORED DIAMOND NECKLACE, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 USD

Lot Sold:33,750USD

Description

Property from a New York Collection

CULTURED PEARL AND COLORED DIAMOND NECKLACE, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS


Composed of 33 round black cultured pearls measuring from approximately 11.8 to 9.3 mm, spaced by rondelles set with round diamonds of yellow hue, centering a button-shaped black cultured pearl measuring approximately 12.6 mm, framed by round diamonds of yellow hue, suspending cascading similarly-hued round, marquise and pear-shaped diamonds, terminating in two drop-shaped black and white cultured pearls each measuring approximately 15.8 x 12.8 x 12.8 mm, length 15½ inches, with two detachable 1¼ and ¾-inch sections, signed VCA, numbered NY 59240. With signed box.


Please note that the diamonds of yellow hue have not been tested for natural origin of color. 

Condition Report

In good condition, the mounting with light surface scratches commensurate with light wear, and few rondelles with discoloration to the gold, not noticeable when worn. Mounting tests as 18 karat gold. The cultured pearls are medium deep gray, with moderate to strong overtones including rose, green and aubergine, with good luster, and minor to moderate blemishing including pitting, with some examples of uneven skins, not noticeable when worn. Depth of button-shaped cultured pearl not obtainable due to mounting. The white cultured pearl with strong rose, green and aubergine overtones, good luster, and a few surface scratches, noticeable only upon close inspection. The diamonds, estimated to weigh a total of approximately 15.20 carats, are of medium to deep yellow to slightly orangey yellow, approximately VS-SI clarity. Please note that the diamonds of yellow hue have not been tested for natural origin of color.


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.

 CULTURED PEARL AND COLORED DIAMOND NECKLACE, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
Property from a New York Collection
CULTURED PEARL AND COLORED DIAMOND NECKLACE, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
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