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Harry Winston | Diamond necklace, circa 1973 | 海瑞溫斯頓 | 鑽石項鏈,約1973年

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Estimate:

1,410,000

to
- 2,350,000 CHF

Property of an Important Noble Collection

Harry Winston | Diamond necklace, circa 1973 | 海瑞溫斯頓 | 鑽石項鏈,約1973年

Harry Winston | Diamond necklace, circa 1973 | 海瑞溫斯頓 | 鑽石項鏈,約1973年

Estimate:

1,410,000

to
- 2,350,000 CHF

Bid:

1,600,000

CHF

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Property of an Important Noble Collection

Diamond necklace

Harry Winston

circa 1973

海瑞溫斯頓 | 鑽石項鏈,約1973年


Set with brilliant-cut diamonds and a central pear-shaped diamond weighing 6.40 carats, supporting a fringe of seven pear-shaped diamonds weighing from 3.77 to 20.72 carats surrounded by brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 370mm, unsigned, maker's mark for Jacques Timey.


Accompanied by eight GIA reports:

no. 6213536002, stating that the 20.72 carat diamond is D Colour, VS2 Clarity, together with a type IIa classification letter;

no. 5211536000, stating that the 12.20 carat diamond is G Colour, SI1 Clarity;

no. 6213536001, stating that the 11.49 carat diamond is H Colour, VS1 Clarity, together with a working diagram stating that the diamond is improvable;

no. 2213535997, stating that the 11.40 carat diamond is G Colour, VVS2 Clarity, together with a working diagram stating that the diamond may be internally flawless after minor repolishing;

no. 2215536093, stating that the 9.56 carat diamond is F Colour, VS1 Clarity;

no. 5212536090, stating that the 6.40 carat diamond is G Colour, VS1 Clarity;

no. 6213536086, stating that the 4.47 carat diamond is G Colour, VS1 Clarity;

no. 2215536005, stating that the 3.77 carat diamond is H Colour, VS1 Clarity.

Accompanied by eight GIA reports: no. 6213536002, stating that the pear brilliant-cut diamond weighing 20.72 carats, measuring 26.40 x 15.66 x 8.35mm, is D Colour, VS2 Clarity, together with a type IIa classification letter; no. 5211536000, stating that the modified pear brilliant-cut diamond weighing 12.20 carats, measuring 19.41 x 13.52 x 7.56mm, is G Colour, SI1 Clarity; no. 6213536001, stating that the modified pear brilliant-cut diamond weighing 11.49 carats, measuring 17.32 x 12.71 x 8.54mm, is H Colour, VS1 Clarity, together with a working diagram stating that the diamond is improvable; no. 2213535997, stating that the pear brilliant-cut diamond weighing 11.40 carats, measuring 16.62 x 12.28 x 8.55mm, is G Colour, VVS2 Clarity, together with a working diagram stating that the diamond may be internally flawless after minor repolishing; no. 2215536093, stating that the pear brilliant-cut diamond weighing 9.56 carats, measuring 18.50 x 12.72 x 7.17mm, is F Colour, VS1 Clarity; no. 5212536090, stating that the modified pear brilliant-cut diamond weighing 6.40 carats, measuring 18.22 x 10.58 x 5.49mm, is G Colour, VS1 Clarity; no. 6213536086, stating that the pear brilliant-cut diamond weighing 4.47 carats, measuring 11.69 x 9.68 x 6.46mm, is G Colour, VS1 Clarity; no. 2215536005, stating that the pear brilliant-cut diamond weighing 3.77 carats, measuring 12.09 x 9.06 x 5.76mm, is H Colour, VS1 Clarity. Unsigned, maker's mark for Jacques Timey, stamped 950PT for platinum. Diamonds stated to weigh a total of approximately 280.00 - 284.00 carats, on average E-H colour, VVS-VS clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. For more information on the larger diamonds, please refer to the gemmological reports. Scratches consistent with normal wear. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 188 grams.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. 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. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cf.: Laurence S. Krashes, Harry Winston. The Ultimate Jeweler, New York, 1993, pg. 170 for an illustration of this necklace.