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    Sale 2121

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

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1078

    **AN ART NOUVEAU DIAMOND, IVORY AND PLIQUE-A-JOUR ENAMEL "BELLE DE NUIT" BROOCH

    Estimate

    **AN ART NOUVEAU DIAMOND, IVORY AND PLIQUE-A-JOUR ENAMEL "BELLE DE NUIT" BROOCH
    Designed as a carved ivory maiden with a rose-cut diamond sash, extending blue plique-à-jour enamel wings scattered with diamond collets, enhanced by a diamond trim and diamond stars, set against an old European and rose-cut diamond crescent moon and scattered star backdrop, mounted in silver-topped gold, circa 1900, (with pendant hoops for suspension)


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Literature

    Judith Price, Masterpieces of Twentieth Century French Jewelry from American Collections, Running Press, Philadelphia, 2006, page 34