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    Natural South Sea Pearl, Diamond, Silver-Topped Gold Necklace, Russian
    Stones: European-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.80 carat; rose-cut diamonds
    Pearls: Natural South Sea pearl measuring 26.50 x 14.00 mm
    Metal: Silver-topped 14k gold
    Marked: Russian Hallmarks
    Gross Weight: 15.60 grams
    Centerpiece Dimensions: 2-3/8 inches x 1-1/16 inches
    Chain Length: 18 inches

    GIA report # 2211431839, dated February 3, 2021, stating Natural Pearl, Saltwater, Pinctada Species

    An original sealed copy of Marian Anderson's record, Pearl, accompanies the lot

    Read more about Marian Anderson.

    The Estate of Marian Anderson

    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: I
    Shape(s): European, Rose
    Count: 76 - 100


    Pearl: 1
    Type: Natural
    Shape: Baroque
    Color: White
    Overtone: Rose
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 1
    Size: 26.50 x 14.00 mm

    Silver-Topped Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A dramatic necklace that would look stunning framed by a V-neckline! The drop-shaped component is hinged, allowing it to dangle. Baroque pearl moves as well. There are two drilled holes on the front of this baroque pearl, hidden by the swags of the setting. Nacre layer deteriorated at two minor points on the bottom of the pearl. A Soviet-era piece dating between 1927-1958. Having a Russian hallmark indicating 583 gold purity, and a 875 mark indicating silver purity, with Delta symbol for Moscow assay office. Having an unknown Russian maker's mark "NOKM." Rose-cut diamonds measure 1.00 - 2.00 mm and number 88. European-cut diamonds measuring 2.36 x 1.62 mm - 3.47 x 2.65 mm.
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