• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 12196

    Living With Art

    26 - 27 July 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 351

    A GOLD, DIAMOND AND CORAL FIGURAL BROOCH

    20TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY BY NARDI

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GOLD, DIAMOND AND CORAL FIGURAL BROOCH
    20TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY BY NARDI
    Designed as a figure with a carved ebony head and bodice, wearing a coral and pave diamond headdress, with similarly-set openwork gold tunic and robes, with diamond and coral earring pendants, the reverse opening to viniagrette, stamped 'PODESTA VENEZIA'
    2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) long


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    By repute from the collection of Dodie Rosekrans


    Pre-Lot Text

    CABINET DE CURIOSITÉ, A COLLECTION FORMED BY A PROMINENT NEW YORK STYLIST