11 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 27,500
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000
A DIAMOND AND EMERALD NECKLACE, BY TIFFANY & CO.
Designed as a line of pear and marquise-cut diamonds, spaced by circular-cut emeralds, the front suspending a graduated fringe of pear-shaped diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18k gold, 17 ins., in a Tiffany & Co. black suede case
Signed Tiffany & Co.
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Exuberant Italian jewellery design from the 1960s, when Rome became a playground for the rich and famous, is back in high fashion
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