22 April 2010,
Price realised USD 21,250
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
AN ART DECO DIAMOND AND EMERALD BRACELET, BY DREICER & CO.
Designed as a three row old European and circular-cut diamond pierced band, spaced by four marquise-cut diamonds, each trimmed on either side by a line of calibré-cut emeralds, mounted in platinum, circa 1930, 6¾ ins.
Signed D & Co., for Dreicer and Company, no. 2564
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