Sale 12JL03 | Lot 417

Belle Epoque Platinum, Gold, Diamond and Natural Pearl Brooch

Catalogue: Important Estate Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 417
Belle Epoque Platinum, Gold, Diamond and Natural Pearl Brooch
The three diamond-set looped ribbons centering 3 pearls, joined by swags of diamond-set leaves, suspending one drop-shaped taupe pearl approximately 12.8 x 10.6 mm., accented by 2 diamond briolettes, circa 1905, briolettes added later.

With GIA report no. 2155019172 stating that the pearl is natural, saltwater, no indications of treatment.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS LOT IS ACCOMPANIED BY GIA REPORT NO. 2155019172 STATING THAT THE PEARL IS NATURAL, SALTWATER, NO INDICATIONS OF TREATMENT.


Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $22,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Drop pearl: light gray, the front is cleanish with some iridescence, some rippling, the reverse has a lighter patch of gray with light taupe hue with faint hairline crack, does not break surface, roundish back, not flat, good luster.

Button pearls: off-white with rose hue, slightly creamy & creamy which has faint hairline crack, medium to low luster.

Diamonds: I-J-SI, one chip on facet.

Good condition. 1 3/4 x 2 1/4".



Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $22,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important Estate Jewelry

Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 10am EDT
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