Lot 310. A pair of spectacular emerald, diamond, and colored diamond ear clips, by JAR. Estimate $250,000 – $350,000. Price realised USD 845,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015.
One designed as a pavé-set emerald and black diamond shield, centering upon a cushion-cut diamond, weighing approximately 8.50 carats, the other as a pavé-set diamond and black diamond shield, centering upon a cushion-cut emerald, weighing approximately 11.24 carats, mounted in silver and 18k gold, 1994, with French assay marks and maker’s marks, in a JAR pink leather case, accompanied by a Special Edition JAR book made for lenders to The Jewels of JAR, Paris exhibition, Somerset House, London, 2002-2003. Signed JAR, Paris
Literature: Lit. The Jewels of JAR, Paris exhibition, Somerset House, London, 2002-2003, No. 300
Exhibited: These ear clips were exhibited in The Jewels of JAR, Paris, at the Somerset House in London, November 2 , 2002 - January 26, 2003