Lot 37
High Karat Gold and Gem-Set Necklace, Kurtulan
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The stylized heart shaped pendant set with a hardstone plaque (possibly serpentine) inlaid in a floral motif with polki cut diamonds and pear cabochon ruby accents, suspended from a three strand necklace comprised of tube form links completed with shepherd's hook clasp and with a toggle clasp for extended length, clasps with maker's mark and stamped 985K / Hand Made / Istanbul, pendant with maker's mark and signed Kurtulan / Hand / Made / 985K / Istanbul.

Pendant 1 13/16 x 1.75 in.; 16.25 and 17.5 in.

31.7 total dwt.

From the Estate of the late Linda Kornberg, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Rubies display a slightly purplish red hue, dark tone, and moderately strong saturation.

Several stones with surface reaching fractures and chips visible under magnification; otherwise, good condition.

$800 - 1,200