Pair of emerald and diamond pendants, second half of the 19th century
Each surmount set with a circular-cut diamond in a pinched collet, supporting a pendant set with an emerald drop on a rose and cushion-shaped diamond surmount, fitted case stamped Hübner.
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 93532, stating that the emeralds are of Colombian origin, with a moderate amount of oil in fissures.
Formerly from the collection of Princess Isabelle de Croÿ, Archduchess Frédéric of Austria (1856-1931).
"2 gros cabochons poires en émeraude surmontés d'un diamant. Héritage de ma mère".
[2 large pear shaped emerald cabochons with a diamond surmount. Inheritance from my mother].
Excerpt from the inventory of Archduchess Marie Anne of Austria, Princess Elie de Bourbon Parme