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Natural Pearl and Diamond Brooch, Early 20th Century | 天然珍珠 配 鑽石 胸針,二十世纪初

Property Of A Private Collector

Natural Pearl and Diamond Brooch, Early 20th Century | 天然珍珠 配 鑽石 胸針,二十世纪初

Natural Pearl and Diamond Brooch, Early 20th Century | 天然珍珠 配 鑽石 胸針,二十世纪初

Property Of A Private Collector

Natural Pearl and Diamond Brooch, Early 20th Century

天然珍珠 配 鑽石 胸針,二十世纪初


Of garland design, suspending swags and fringes, millegrain-set with old European-, single- and rose-cut diamonds, embellished with twelve natural pearls measuring approximately from 16.6 x 9.8 - 11.6 to 4.3 x 4.2 - 4.1mm, mounted in platinum and gold, French import assay marks, pin possibly later add-on. 


Accompanied by a gemmological report.


Potential bidders who intend to export this lot are advised that certain permits may be required for export. If you are interested in this lot, please contact the Jewellery Department before bidding.

Potential bidders who intend to export this lot are advised that certain permits may be required for export. If you are interested in this lot, please contact the Jewellery Department before bidding. Accompanied by French Gemological Laboratory report no. 309393, dated 31 March 2015, stating that all the pearls are natural. Please refer to the report for further details. With French import assay marks for platinum and gold. Pearls are of round, drop- and button-shaped, with light cream body colour and very good lustre, under close inspection, there are natural blemishes and a few internal fissures, some very minor fine line scratches, but overall not quite noticeable when worn. Diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 18.00-22.00 carats in total, mainly about G-H colour, on average SI clarity, as gauged and graded in the mounting. Signs of normal wear to the metal commensurate with age, with a few solder marks showing possibly re-work, pin possibly later add-on. Overall all in very good condition. Brooch height approximately 145mm.


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.