Sale 21IJ04 | Lot 257

Tiffany & Co. Platinum, Carved Emerald and Diamond Fringe Necklace

Catalogue: Important Jewelry
Tiffany and Co. Platinum, Carved Emerald and Diamond Fringe Necklace

Lot Details

Lot 257
Tiffany & Co. Platinum, Carved Emerald and Diamond Fringe Necklace
Centering clover links centering 10 old European-cut diamonds, joined by pairs of 18 old European-cut diamonds, suspending one drop-shaped fluted emerald ap. 17.5 x 13.7 x 12.5 mm., flanked by fringes of 18 drop-shaped fluted emeralds ap. 14.1 x 8.5 x 6.6 mm. to 8.7 x 6.5 x 5.1 mm., all with slender small old European-cut diamond-set caps, joined by clover links and old European-cut diamonds, totaling 57 old European-cut diamonds ap. 7.75 cts., completed by an oval link chain, signed Tiffany & Co., circa 1930. Length 14 5/8 inches.

This piece was made for Dorothy Q. Pardee, the daughter of Frank Pardee and granddaughter of Ariovistus Pardee, the founding father of present day Hazleton, Pennsylvania. Ario Pardee incorporated the Hazelton Coal Company in 1836, where coal mined in Hazleton helped establish the United States as a world power fueling blast furnaces. Her husband, Harold Benjamin Clark, who commissioned the piece from Tiffany & Co., was a leading broker of the former White Weld & Co, now Merrill Lynch in New York.



C From the Estate of Dorothy Q. Pardee Clark

Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000
Sold for $72,450 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Emeralds: medium light to medium green to slightly bluish green, moderately included, minor surface-reaching inclusions, inclusions slightly to easily visible, several chips, nice carvings, translucent, good polish.

Diamonds: G-H-VS.

Length of center drop 1 5/8 inches. Side fringe length 1 1/4 to 3/4 inches.


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Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000
Sold for $72,450 (includes buyer's premium)

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