11 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 30,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLACE
Suspending a pendant, designed as an old European-cut diamond heart-shaped locket, the reverse transparent encasement opening to reveal a compartment, from a graduated old European-cut diamond link, to the graduated collet-set old European-cut diamond neckchain, mounted in platinum and platinum-topped gold, 15 ins.
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PROPERTY FROM A PARK AVENUE ESTATE
In 1983, Cartier set Eric Nussbaum the task of establishing the finest collection of its vintage jewels in the world
Exuberant Italian jewellery design from the 1960s, when Rome became a playground for the rich and famous, is back in high fashion
A close encounter with the Ratnaraj — an unusually large ruby of phenomenal colour and clarity
Specialist Daphne Lingon on the ‘very special moment’ she set eyes on an exceptional piece once owned by a style icon