18 Karat gold, platinum and diamond 'Tulip' necklace, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. Photo Sotheby's.

The articulated clusters of textured gold tulips, decorated with diamond-set insects, leaves and gold bows, set with round and pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 4.30 carats, gross weight approximately 247 dwts, length 16 inches, signed Tiffany & Co., Schlumberger STD., France, scratch number 1824382. With signed and fitted box. Estimation 75,000 — 100,000 USD

Litterature: A necklace of similar design dating to 1959 is illustrated in The Jewels of Schlumberger, by Chantal Bizot et al, page 34.

See also: Bijoux de Jean Schlumberger, edited by Franco Maria Ricci, page 70.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels.New York | 11 déc. 2013www.sothebys.com