26 mai 2019

A carved emerald bead

Lot 223. A drop-shaped carved Colombian emerald drilled bead of 82.08 carats, 25.40 x 17.55 x 27.20 mm, mid to late 17th century. Estimate USD 700,000 - USD 1,200,000. Price realised USD 1,035,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100309: 82.08 carats, Colombia, insignificant clarity enhancement, traditional type. Exhibited: Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, p. 72, no. 14The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 173, no. 135Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 47, no. 29The Doge’s... [Lire la suite]