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Lot 35: Two-piece 14 carat Gold Set with Aquamarines & Diamonds, 1936
December 7, 2012
Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Pendant with necklace and bracelet
14 carat yellow and white gold
One large emerald-cut aquamarine (approx. 8 carat weight)
Five octagon-cut aquamarines (each approx. 2 carat weight)
Nine diamonds (overall weight of approx. 0.12 carat)
With the original receipt from the jeweler F. J. Schröder, Berlin, dating back to 1936
Overall weight: 28.45 grams
Dimensions: 19 cm (length of the bracelet), 4 cm (length of the pendant)
Very good condition
This two-piece set of 14 carat yellow gold is comprised of a large pendant on a necklace, as well as a link bracelet. The wonderful set shows beautiful gemstones and the pure style of the late Art Deco period!
The pendant has a large emerald-cut aquamarine in the middle with approx. 8 carat weight. It is enclosed at the top and bottom by a white gold band with nine diamonds altogether, with an overall weight of approx. 0.12 carat. The band joins the yellow gold framing which is shaped like a knot at the top. The bracelet is comprised of links which are composed of octagon-cut aquamarines with approx. 2 carat weight each and yellow gold elements in a double knot shape. The yellow gold elements showcase the high-quality workmanship, whereby the colour and special characteristics of the aquamarines are emphasised by the cut and the colour contrast of the yellow and white gold with the diamonds.
Originally the family of the previous owner bought this set in 1936 from the Berlin jeweler F. J. Schröder on Friedrichstrasse. The original bill and advance payment receipt from 1936 are included. The wonderful set is in very good condition with only slight traces of wear. The clasp of the pendant features the purity mark 585. The bracelet's box-clasp is stamped with the purity mark 14K and 585, as well as "A", "S.K.". Both clasps have additional security clasps. The overall weight of both pieces is 28.45 grams. The length of the bracelet is 19 cm, the length of the pendant is 4 cm and the necklace is 44.5 cm long.