New York, East
8 February 2001
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AN ENAMEL AND DIAMOND EGG OBJET D'ART
Designed as an egg, the top half of brown leather encased in gold lattice work with rose diamond line dividers, the lower half decorated in similar panels of royal blue enamel decorated with foliate scrolling motifs and rose diamond monogram and crown accents, offset with rose diamond line dividers, each section embellished with rose and old mine diamond terminal, opening to reveal a removeable pendant of teardrop form depicting a stylized folded chick of rose diamonds, resting on a circular wire base with dolphin form supports, mounted in gold and silver (3)
See front and back cover for illustration
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