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A ROCK CRYSTAL, GOLD AND SARDONYX FALCON, BY BOUCHERON
THE DI PORTANOVA COLLECTION
A ROCK CRYSTAL, GOLD AND SARDONYX FALCON, BY BOUCHERON

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A ROCK CRYSTAL, GOLD AND SARDONYX FALCON, BY BOUCHERON
The realistically carved falcon with raised wings, with cabochon hematite eyes and black onyx beak enhanced by circular cut diamonds, with textured silver-gilt talons resting on a similar branch, on a shaped and gadrooned sardonyx base, enhanced by oval cabochon chrysoprase, mounted in 18K gold, 13½ ins. high, with French assay marks and maker's marks
Signed Boucheron, No. 87361
With maker's marks for Bondt
Literature
Cf. Sylvie Raulet, "Rock Crystal Treasures," The Vendome Press, New York, 1999, page 196

Lit. Gilles Néret, "Boucheron," Rizzoli, New York, 1988, page 211
Sale room notice
Please note that there is no crack under the wing as stated in the condition report
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