Important Estate Jewelry - Sale 11JL02 - Lot 660

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 10am EST
Lot 660
Antique Gold, Turquoise, Pearl, Black Enamel and Diamond Pendant-Necklace
18 kt., centering one fancy-shaped panel set with one oval cabochon turquoise within an elaborate gold and enamel frame, quartered by 4 cushion-cut diamonds, suspending one pear-shaped cabochon turquoise within a gold and black enamel scallop-edged frame, completed by a delicate double strand twisted gold rope necklace set with 7 oval cabochon turquoise within gold and black enamel scallop-edged frames accented by rose-cut diamonds, the oval turquoise all applied with gold hieroglyphic design, spaced by 8 round cabochon turquoise encircled by black enamel, further spaced by 16 pearls, with French assay mark. Length 15 7/8 inches.

Sold for $4,375
(Includes Buyer's Premium)
Estimate $3,500-4,500

Oval turquoises: One turquoise blue, the rest faded greenish-blue.

Pear-shaped turquoise: green

Round turquoise: overall good turquoise blue, one faded.

Good condition.

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. 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.

Doyle New York, Auctioneers & Appraisers is one of the world's foremost auctioneers and appraisers of fine art, jewelry, furniture, decorations and a variety of other categories. Located in New York City, the global capital of the auction market, Doyle offers appraisal and auction services to collectors, families, estate executors and museums across the United States and the world. Doyle has built its professional reputation on achieving outstanding prices at auction and focusing on the individual needs of each client.