11 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 43,750
Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000
AN ART DECO DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE BRACELET
Designed as an articulated circular-cut diamond band of geometric motif, centering upon a series of marquise-cut diamonds, accented by calibré-cut sapphire detail, mounted in white gold, circa 1925, 7 ins.
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