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Lot 316: An Antique Pair of Emerald and Diamond 'Day/Night' Ear Pendants, circa 1870

 

Hammer Price
$15,000 CAN

 

The openwork swing drops suspending two closed-back pear-shaped emeralds weighing approximately 6.80 carats, from emerald-cut emeralds weighing approximately 1.70 carats, and surrounded by old mine-cut diamonds weighing approximately 3.00 carats, tops detach to wear separately, mounted in silver and gold
Property from the estate of a titled European lady

Dimensions: 42 x 20 mm
Weight: 12.7 grams
Emeralds: medium tones of intense green colour, minor abrasions. It is Dupuis' opinion that the features found in the emeralds are consistent with features found in emeralds known to have originated in Colombia
Diamonds: I-K colour, VS-I1 clarity
Backings: posts and butterflies suitable for pierced ears
Good overall condition


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AUCTION ESTIMATE
November 2017 4,000 – 5,000
3,120 – 3,900
2,600 – 3,250
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