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An Extraordinary Antique Colombian Emerald Pendant


An extraordinary antique pendant of prestigious provenance (refer to certificate in pictures), manufactured in the first half of the 19th century, presenting a unique Colombian emerald weighing 87.50 cts, sided by old mine cut diamonds weighing a total of 12cts, and, if desired, by a matching old mine cut diamond riviere weighing a total of 20cts. The item was acquired by Nikolaus Esterhazy around 1850 in Rome. For generations the pendant was worn to important events. The last time by Marie-Henriette, nèe Ziehy, who wore it in 1916 to the coronation of Karl I, Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary.


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  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1850
  • Condition
  • Weight
    87.50 ct
  • Seller location
    New York, NY
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