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    Sale 2121

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

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1048

    **AN ART DECO IVORY, LAPIS LAZULI, SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND LAPEL WATCH, BY BAFICO

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    **AN ART DECO IVORY, LAPIS LAZULI, SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND LAPEL WATCH, BY BAFICO
    Suspending an octagonal ivory, lapis lazuli and rose-cut geometric pendant, with a classical scene painted en grissaille depicting two cherubs, the reverse watch with nickel-finished lever movement, the cream dial with black Roman numerals and blued-steel hands, within a blue and white enamel geometric bezel, from a seed pearl and lapis lazuli bead chain, to the ivory, lapis lazuli and rose-cut diamond plaque pin, with scene painted en grisaille of female figures and cherubs, mounted in platinum, circa 1920, 4¼ ins., with French assay mark
    Dial signed Bafico


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