16 June 2015,
Price realised USD 18,750
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
AN ART DECO EMERALD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET
Centering upon an octagonal-cut emerald, trimmed with pear-shaped sapphires, to the openwork old mine, marquise and baguette-cut diamond band, mounted in platinum, circa 1930, 7 1/4 ins.
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Please note that Lot 195 is accompanied by an AGL report stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of this emerald would be classified as Colombia. Insignificant clarity enhancement, traditional type.
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
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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