9 - 10 February 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A PAIR OF BELLE EPOQUE DIAMOND, TORTOISE SHELL, PLATINUM AND GOLD HAIR COMBS
Comprising 2 hair combs: 212 circular and single-cut diamonds, weighing approximately 4.25-4.50 carats total, H/I color, VS/SI clarity, tortoise shell intact, good luster, circa 1900, 1 gold prong on reverse deficient, both show signs of normal wear
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note that this lot contains tortoiseshell and please refer to the back of the catalogue for further information.
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