Lot 398
  • 398

Iconic 18 Karat Gold, Malachite, Purpurine and Ivory Bracelet, Boucheron, Paris

150,000 - 250,000 USD
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  • Boucheron
  • gold, ivory, malachite, purpurrine
The flexible bracelet of African inspiration, centered by purpurine tablets accented by half-moon-shaped ivory segments, framed by carved malachite panels and rondelles, spaced by polished gold beads, internal circumference approximately 7 inches, signed Boucheron Paris; circa 1931.  In original signed and fitted box.


Exhibited at the Exposition Coloniale in Paris, 1931, with a necklace of similar design.


The Impossible Collection: The 100 Most Important Jewels of the Twentieth Century by Vivienne Becker, plate 20.

Art Deco Jewelry ed. by Laurence Mouillefarine and Évelyne Possémé, pages 100-101.

Boucheron: Four Generations of a World-Renowned Jeweler by Gilles Nérest, pages 112-113.

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