23 - 24 October 1996,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 66,300
USD 70,000 - USD 90,000
AN ELEGANT DIAMOND NECKLACE
The front designed as a circular and baguette-cut diamond fringe, centered by a marquise and circular-cut diamond floret, suspending baguette-cut diamond drops, joined by similarly-set smaller florets to a graduated diamond collet back chain, with baguette-cut diamond spacers and a single, trapeze and marquise-cut diamond clasp, mounted in platinum--15 7/8 ins. long
Total weight of the sixteen marquise-cut diamonds approximately 15.50 cts.
Total weight of the remaining diamonds approximately 30.00 cts.
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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
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