• Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2390

    Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art: A Superb Collection

    21 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1072

    A COLORED DIAMOND AND DEMANTOID GARNET FLAMINGO BROOCH, BY CARVIN FRENCH

    Price Realised  

    A COLORED DIAMOND AND DEMANTOID GARNET FLAMINGO BROOCH, BY CARVIN FRENCH
    Designed as two pavé-set pink diamond flamingos, extending marquise-cut pink diamond wings, with faceted black diamond beaks and cabochon ruby eyes, standing on calibré-cut demaintoid garnet grass, mounted in 18k white gold, (each detaches and may be worn separately)
    By Carvin French


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    Literature

    George E. Harlow, The Nature of Diamonds, Cambridge University Press, 1998, page 196