16 juillet 2019

An antique ruby, diamond and pearl pendant, early to mid 18th century

Lot 307. An antique ruby, diamond and pearl pendant, early to mid 18th century. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Carved rubies set as a poppy flower, pear and cushion-shaped rose-cut diamonds, pearl drop, foil, gold and silver, 2 ins., early to mid 18th century. Exhibited: The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, pp. 186-87, no. 124The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 211, no. 128. Note: Although this pendant resembles traditional... [Lire la suite]