Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not
be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked
these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import
any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute
grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale.
With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating
in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S.,
provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery
outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature
(e.g., a string).
Le dessin original du "Bird on a rock" date de 1976 quand Jean Schlumberger le propose pour y sertir le fameux Diamant Tiffany, diamant coussin jaune de 121.58 carats acheté par Charles L. Tiffany en 1877 pour $18 000. Le diamant appartenait déjà depuis plus de soixante-dix ans à la maison et est encore en exposition dans leur boutique de la Cinquième Avenue à New York.
Le "Bird on a rock" fait partie des dessins les plus connus et reconnus de Tiffany & Co.
The "Bird on a Rock" design originates from 1976 when Jean Schlumberger proposed it as a mounting for the renowned Tiffany Diamond, a 121.58 carat cushion-shaped yellow diamond which was bought by Charles L. Tiffany in 1877 for $18,000. The diamond at that stage had already been in the Jewellery houses possession for nearly 70 years and still remains on display in their Fifth Avenue store today. The "Bird on a Rock" symbolizes one of the most recognized and iconic designs made by Tiffany & Co.
Post Lot Text
A CITRINE, RUBY, DIAMOND AND GOLD "BIRD ON A ROCK" BROOCH, BY JEAN SCHLUMBERGER FOR TIFFANY & CO.