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Lot 104
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Gem set and diamond pendant necklace, 'Paradisea Coeur Secretus', Victoire de Castellane for Dior

Estimate
32,000 - 56,000 CHF
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Description

  • Victoire de Castellane for Dior
  • spinel, ruby, aquamarine, pink sapphire, diamond, seed pearl, fire opal, metal
The pendant designed as an exotic plant with a flying insect, set with various polished and faceted gemstones including tsavorites garnets, aquamarines, pink sapphires and diamonds, opening to reveal a hidden compartment containing a heart-shaped polished ruby, suspended from a black cord with an adjustable slider similarly set, maximum length approximately 900mm, signed Dior and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, fitted case stamped Dior.

Literature

Cf: Michèle Heuzé, 'Dior Joaillerie', New York , 2012, pages 138 and 139 for illustrations of this design.
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