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Antique Pearl and Diamond Earpendants

Auction:
2771B
Lot:
729
Sold for:
$315,000$260,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2771B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Antique Pearl and Diamond Earpendants, France, the white button pearls measuring approx. 15.30 x 15.05 and 15.10 x 14.70 mm, old mine-cut diamond accents, silver and 18kt gold mounts, guarantee stamps.

Note: Accompanied by GIA report no. 1162629911, dated October 20, 2014 stating that the pearls are natural, saltwater, Pinctada species, no indications of treatment.

Provenance: Earpendants worn by Clara Bennett Whitaker (1860-1929), Villa Sofia, Palermo, descended the estate of Sir Alasdair Munro of Lindertis, BT.
Estimate $10,000-15,000


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. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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France, Villa Sofia, Alasdair Munro, Clara Bennett Whitaker, Sofia, BT

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