Lot 252: Two-Color Gold, Carved Ruby and Cabochon Gem-Set Necklace and Pair of Pendant-Earrings
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Two-Color Gold, Carved Ruby and Cabochon Gem-Set Necklace and Pair of Pendant-Earrings
18 kt., composed of textured white and yellow gold fluted links continuously tipped with carved rubies of stylized shell motif, topped by round cabochon emeralds, spaced by pairs of round emeralds and sapphires, supporting textured white and yellow gold plaques of stylized fan motif, the earrings of similar motif, approximately 109.2 dwts. Length 16 1/2 inches.
Carved rubies: deep pinkish-red, included, slightly visible to eye, surface-reaching inclusions with faint hairline cracks, slightly visible to eye, good polish.
Cabochon emeralds: bright medium green, moderately to very included, translucent, good polish.
Cabochon sapphires: medium light to medium cornflower blue, moderately included, good polish.
Bright yellow gold color.
Good condition. Normal wear. Width with fringe 1 to 7/8 inch.
Posts and clip-backs. 2 1/2 x 15/16 inches.
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