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    Sale 2121

    RARE JEWELS AND GEMSTONES: THE EYE OF A CONNOISSEUR(CANCEL)

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1074

    AN ANTIQUE CHALCEDONY, EMERALD AND DIAMOND SCENT BOTTLE, BY BOUCHERON

    Estimate

    AN ANTIQUE CHALCEDONY, EMERALD AND DIAMOND SCENT BOTTLE, BY BOUCHERON
    Designed as a black chalcedony cat with carved emerald eyes, enhanced by a rose-cut diamond collar with a gold bell, the head opening to reveal a scent bottle with stopper, mounted in silver and 18k gold, circa 1895, 2¼ x 1 x 1½ ins., with French assay marks and maker's mark, in a red leather fitted case
    Signed FIC Boucheron for Frédéric Boucheron, Paris


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    Literature

    Judith Price, Masterpieces of Twentieth Century French Jewelry from American Collections, Running Press, Philadelphia, 2006, page 47


    Exhibited

    Boucheron, 130 Années de Creation et d'Emotion, Institut de France, Musée Jacquemart-Andre, Paris, 16 September - 21 October 1988, exhibition catalogue, no. 163