12 December 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,875
GBP 4,000 - GBP 5,000
A FRENCH EGYPTIANESQUE PLATINUM, GEM AND ENAMEL BRACELET,
formed as an articulated panel centred on a "radiant" emerald with outspreading diamond rays encompassing six kneeling figures giving offering, in black and green enamel, to pearl seven row sections terminating in a platinum and diamond line clasp.
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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