14 November 2001
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN ANTIQUE SEED PEARL AND DIAMOND CHOKER
Designed as a woven seed pearl band with rose-cut diamond bar intersections and clasp (accompanied by three additional sections of 10 cm. each), circa 1900, 31.5 cm.
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This lot is offered without reserve.
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE
With her high-piled ringlets, gold earrings and heavy black kohl, the woman portrayed in this funerary painting offers a glimpse of life almost 2,000 years ago
Hongmiao Shi gets the specialists’ perspectives on a quartet of precious artworks and objects available for immediate purchase