11 June 2009,
Price realised USD 6,875
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A PAIR OF HEMATITE, DIAMOND AND GOLD BRACELETS, BY MARINA B.
Each flexible springband cuff designed as a series of sculpted hematite geometric links, alternating with circular-cut diamond and 18k gold spacers of freeform design, mounted in 18k gold, 2 ins. diameter each, with maker's mark
Each signed Marina B., Italy, nos. A405 and A4063
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This lot is offered without reserve.
PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA LADY
An appraisal of the movement from our panel of experts, illustrated with superb pieces from the largest collection of Art Nouveau jewellery ever to come to auction
A primer on the jewellers who cast aside Art Nouveau’s nature-inspired forms in favour of an aesthetic that celebrated modernity and technology
Valérie Hess on the erotic — and semi-autobiographical — sculpture considered a masterpiece of the artist's late career
Specialist Fatma Turkkan-Wille and Dr Kim Richter of the Getty Research Institute offer their expert insights