Lot 419
  • 419

18 Karat Gold, Platinum and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Designed by George Headley, Los Angeles; the Necklace Retailed by Paul Flato, Circa 1941; the Bracelet Retailed by Laykin et Cie, Circa 1943

Estimate
150,000 - 200,000 USD
Sold
194,500 USD
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Description

  • 18 karat gold, platinum, diamond, necklace, bracelet
The flexible necklace designed as a graduated line of flowering vines accented by an off-set diamond bow, the leaves and bow set with old mine and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 30.10 carats, length 15½ inches; the bracelet of similar design set with old mine and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 14.15 carats, length 6 7/8  inches.

Exhibited

Diamond Divas 2008, Diamond Museum, Antwerp, April 11 - June 8, 2008.

George W. Headley Retrospective, The Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, Kentucky, September 19, 2006 - January 7, 2007.

Literature

Bray, Elizabeth Irving, Paul Flato: Jeweler to the Stars, p. 49.

Tapert, Annette, The Power of Glamour, p. 81.

Tennenbaum, Suzanne, and Janet Zapata, The Jeweled Garden: A Colorful History of Gems, Jewels and Nature, p. 106.

Van Grotenhuis van Onstein, Vinciane, Diamond Divas, pp. 157 and 203.

Vogue, New York, August 1, 1941, p. 28-9.

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