15 April 2008,
USD 60,000 - USD 80,000
AN ANTIQUE GOLD, STEEL AND DIAMOND MYTHOLOGICAL BRACELET, BY LUCIEN FALIZE
Designed as an ornately chased gold hinged band, the central sculpted steel plaque, depicting Neptune adorned by a gold crown and trident, his cockle-shell chariot drawn by sea-horses, embellished by rose-cut diamond scrollwork, to the tapered panels of similar design depicting a Triton and Nereid, to the clasp designed as the head of Neptune, mounted in steel and 18k gold, circa 1880, 2¼ ins. diameter, with French assay marks, in a purple velvet fitted case
With maker's mark for Lucien Falize
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Please note that this lot is not by Lucien Falize.
Please also note that the maker's mark, LF, is for another manufacturer.
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