Fine natural pearl and diamond necklace
Composed of a slightly graduated row of natural pearls measuring from approximately 7.30mm to 9.40mm, to a detachable clasp millegrain-set with cushion-shaped diamonds, length approximately 380mm, one cultured pearl.
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 93535, stating that thirty-nine pearls were found to be natural, saltwater, and one pearl was found to be cultured.
These pearls were originally strung in a three row pearl necklace, together with lots 97 and 100, belonging to Queen Marie Antoinette. Please refer to page 129 and to lot 100 for an illustration of the necklace in its original form.