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TOPAZ AND DIAMOND PARURE, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER

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Estimate:

70,000

to
- 90,000 CHF

Property of a Lady

TOPAZ AND DIAMOND PARURE, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER

TOPAZ AND DIAMOND PARURE, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER

Estimate:

70,000

to
- 90,000 CHF

Lot sold:

125,000

CHF

Property of a Lady

TOPAZ AND DIAMOND PARURE, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER


Comprising: a necklace, composed of links set with oval topazes within borders of cushion-shaped diamonds, spaced with sunburst motifs set with cushion-shaped diamonds, length approximately 480mm; to athe detachable pendant designed as a bow supporting a pear-shaped topaz bordered with cushion-shaped diamonds, later brooch fittings; together with a bracelet of similar design, length approximately 160mm, central motif detaching to form a brooch; a pair of earrings with detachable pendants, later clip and post fittings; two rings, sizes 46 and 52 (, sizing band) respectively; and a pair of bow brooches set with cushion-shaped diamonds, fitted case stamped Marc Garland. 


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Composite parure, each item incorporating 19th century elements and later (modern) settings, fittings and alterations. Estimated total diamond weights approximately 18.00 - 20.00 carats (bracelet), 24.00 - 26.00 carats (necklace), 4.00 - 5.00 carats (pendant/brooch), 8.00 - 9.00 carats (earrings), 5.00 - 7.00 carats (cluster ring) and 1.50 - 2.00 carats (three stone ring), estimated total combined weight approximately 60.00 - 70.00 carats. Diamonds approximately H-J colour on average, mixed clarity grades, largest diamond approximately 2.00 carats, estimated to be K-L colour, VS clarity. Estimated total topaz weight approximately 90.00 - 110.00 carats, estimated weight of largest topaz (pear-shaped topaz in pendant/brooch) approximately 11.50 carats. Three-stone ring with evidence of resizing. Topaz overall in good condition. Earrings approximately 63mm in length, pendant/brooch approximately 68 x 42mm, brooch at centre of bracelet measuring approxiately 36 x 36mm. One spare diamond-set sunburst motifs. All fittings in good working order. Gross combined weight approximately 186.1 grams. Fitted case stamped Marc Garland, 23 rue du Bac Paris.


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