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    Sale 2064

    Christie's Interiors

    18 - 19 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 290

    A GROUP OF MULTI-GEM, DIAMOND, ENAMEL AND GOLD JEWELRY

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    A GROUP OF MULTI-GEM, DIAMOND, ENAMEL AND GOLD JEWELRY
    Comprising a peridot, seed pearl and demantoid garnet ring: centering upon an octagonal-cut peridot, yellowish green, with moderate saturation, with typical inclusions, framed by four cushion-cut peridots, four cushion-cut demantoid garnets, very dark green, of moderate saturation, well-matched, and numerous seed pearls, a few with areas of loss to nacre, out-of-round, with typical blemishes, mounted in gold, ring size, 5¼; an art nouveau diamond and enamel bird brooch: the stylized bird set with rose-cut diamonds, bright and lively, accented on the wings adn body with blue and white enamel, the beak applied with orange enamel, enamel mostly intact, a few areas of loss, the eyes set with cabochon rubies, nicely saturated, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1900; and a pearl and diamond brooch: set with old European and rose-cut diamonds, bright and lively, and a button pearl, pearl has not been tested for natural vs. cultured, measuring approximately 9.50 mm, creamy white bodycolor, typical blemishes, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1900, all show signs of normal wear, ring illustrated (3)


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