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A PEARL NECKLACE

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 USD

A PEARL NECKLACE

A PEARL NECKLACE

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 USD

Lot sold:

1,008

USD

A PEARL NECKLACE


formed of 81 semi-baroque pearls, 3.4 to 5.7 mm, gold clasp

length 17 1/4 in.

44 cm

In good condition, the clasp with signs of wear including surface scratches, not noticeable when worn. The string is slightly loose in a couple areas, but otherwise intact and in good condition. Clasp tests as 18 karat gold. The off-round to semi-baroque pearls are of creamy white to cream body color, with minor to heavy blemishing including wrinkled and peeling skins, pitting and ringing, with fair to good luster. Clasp closes securely.


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.

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.

These pearls have not been tested for natural origin.