Lot 2001
  • 2001

DE BEERS | A GOLD-PLATED HOURGLASS WITH FLOATING DIAMONDS, CIRCA 2000

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 HKD
Sold
68,750 HKD
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Description

  • A GOLD-PLATED HOURGLASS WITH FLOATING DIAMONDS, CIRCA 2000
Case: gold-plated brass symmetrical stand with 4 turned pillars to circular capsSize: 70 mm diameter and 150 mm highSigned: both capsAccessories: De Beers fitted box

Catalogue Note

Shimmering and dazzling, this hour glass timer contains a cascade of over 2000 natural rough cut diamonds that weigh approximately 36 carats in total. The diamonds are suspended in silicone fluid within a 10 minute interval. This elegant timer allows the owner to measure the passage of time in the most poetic and joyful way.
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