16 June 2015,
Price realised USD 52,500
USD 30,000 - USD 50,000
A SET OF COLORED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND JEWELRY
Comprising a necklace, designed as a V-shaped circular-cut yellow diamond and sculpted 18k gold openwork foliate band, bordered by circular-cut diamonds; and a pair of ear clips en suite, mounted in platinum and 18k gold, with French assay marks and maker's marks, necklace 14 3/4 ins.
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Please note that the yellow diamonds have not been tested for natural color.
THE MAGNIFICENT JEWELS OF MARGARET ADDERLEY KELLY
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
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France