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December 8, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Diamond Drop

Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2871BLocation: BostonDate / Time: December 08, 2015 10:00AM


Diamond Drop, prong-set with a pear-shape diamond measuring approx. 19.70 x 13.44 x 4.33 mm, and weighing 8.37 cts., within a platinum mount with marquise-cut diamond accents.

Note: Accompanied by GIA report no. 1172328700, dated September 24, 2015, stating that the diamond is G color, SI2 clarity.

Provenance: From the collection of a prominent British American family. According to family oral history, most of the stones and pearls were purchased in the 1880s or 1890s by the family patriarch, a successful banker who maintained residences in the United States, Great Britain, and France.
Estimate $40,000-50,000

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