Sale 451 Lot 133
A Fine Platinum, Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, Circa 1920,
consisting of a central pendant containing one drop shape pearl measuring approximately 16.30 x 14.72 x 14.13 mm, the necklace and pendant containing 15 marquise cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.75 carat total, 61 baguette cut diamonds weighing approximately 8.53 carats total, and 193 old European cut diamonds weighing approximately 3.42 carats total.
Stamp: Pt 850 1322.
Accompanied by a Gemological Institute of America pearl identification certificate number 6173701109, dated June 22, 2016, stating Identification: Natural pearl, Environment: Saltwater, Mollusk: Pinctada species, Treatments: No indications of treatment.
Estimate $ 40,000-60,000
Property of a Lady, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The necklace is fully intact, all stones present, the clasp is in fine working order, the removable extender is fully intact with all stones present and its clasp is in fine working order.
The necklace measures approximately 18.00 inches in length.
Gem Characteristics (graded in setting)
Clarity: VS1+ - VS2
Overall Condition: No obvious wear visible under 10X magnification
Body Color: Silver White
Luster: Moderately High
Blemish: None for 75-80% of the circumference of the pearl with a small rippled surface at the very back of the pearl not seen when worn
Condition: No obvious wear visible under 10X magnification.