Lady's antique 18K yellow gold watch holder (which can work as a pin or pendant) , which weighs 10.4 grams, with green French enamel and 5 carats total weight of old European cut VS2 to SI1 clarity and H to J color diamonds and marked with J. Dreicer & Son,which represented the Parisian firm A. Eknayan and displaying an extensive array of diamond jewelry during the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. The emphasis on diamonds at the St. Louis exposition would characterize the firm's production and resulting strong reputation. J. Dreicer & Son was the predecessor of the firm of Dreicer & Co., one of the top luxury jewelry retailers in America until it was liquidated in 1923.
The watch holder has a matching watch with 55 old European cut diamonds with VS2 to SI1 clarity and G to H color with a total weight of 2.75 carats. The watch has a Swiss movement and works great and weighs 22.6 grams.
An independent GIA appraiser has valued this watch and holder at $25,000. The purchaser will receive the appraisal with this information. Texas residents to pay 8 1/4% sales tax or provide exemption information.