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A One-of-a-Kind Diamond and Three-Tone Gold 'Qu'Apelle' Objet d'Art Fan

A One-of-a-Kind Diamond and Three-Tone Gold 'Qu'Apelle' Objet d'Art Fan

Item Description:

Realistically modelled as a large, multi-hinged foldable fan, with openwork motifs imaginatively depicting the creation and formation of a diamond from within the depths of the Earth, the circuitous eruptions en route to the surface and beyond to surreal sky scenery, elaborately decorated with round, princess-cut and a diamond-profile brown diamond, the diamonds altogether weighing approximately 60.75 carats, mounted in 18k white, pink and yellow gold, with a wirework display stand on a lucite plinth and a travel case
Designed, and handmade by Master goldsmith Derek Olson. Created for the 2004 DeBeers "Diamonds, Nature's Miracle" exhibition in Venice.

Condition:

Weight: 686.0 grams
Dimensions: 430 x 240 mm
Diamonds: 2,529 round and princess-cut diamonds, G-H colour, VS clarity, and one brown diamond-profile shaped diamond, VS clarity
Good condition

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AUCTION
CA$ 60,000.00 ( Low est. )
Lot 249 in IMPORTANT JEWELS
AUCTION DATE: Nov 17, 2019 at 11:00am EST

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