GOLD, CULTURED PEARL, TOURMALINE, RUBY AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, ALEMANY & ERTMAN FOR SALVADOR DALÍ | 黃金鑲養殖珍珠配璧璽、紅寶石及鑽石別針,Alemany & Ertman for Salvador Dalí
GOLD, CULTURED PEARL, TOURMALINE, RUBY AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, ALEMANY & ERTMAN FOR SALVADOR DALÍ | 黃金鑲養殖珍珠配璧璽、紅寶石及鑽石別針,Alemany & Ertman for Salvador Dalí
GOLD, CULTURED PEARL, TOURMALINE, RUBY AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, ALEMANY & ERTMAN FOR SALVADOR DALÍ | 黃金鑲養殖珍珠配璧璽、紅寶石及鑽石別針,Alemany & Ertman for Salvador Dalí
GOLD, CULTURED PEARL, TOURMALINE, RUBY AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, ALEMANY & ERTMAN FOR SALVADOR DALÍ | 黃金鑲養殖珍珠配璧璽、紅寶石及鑽石別針,Alemany & Ertman for Salvador Dalí
GOLD, CULTURED PEARL, TOURMALINE, RUBY AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, ALEMANY & ERTMAN FOR SALVADOR DALÍ | 黃金鑲養殖珍珠配璧璽、紅寶石及鑽石別針,Alemany & Ertman for Salvador Dalí
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Property From the Collection of Caroline P. Ireland

GOLD, CULTURED PEARL, TOURMALINE, RUBY AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, ALEMANY & ERTMAN FOR SALVADOR DALÍ | 黃金鑲養殖珍珠配璧璽、紅寶石及鑽石別針,Alemany & Ertman for Salvador Dalí

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

Property From the Collection of Caroline P. Ireland

GOLD, CULTURED PEARL, TOURMALINE, RUBY AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, ALEMANY & ERTMAN FOR SALVADOR DALÍ | 黃金鑲養殖珍珠配璧璽、紅寶石及鑽石別針,Alemany & Ertman for Salvador Dalí

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

Lot Sold:20,000USD

Description

Property From the Collection of Caroline P. Ireland

GOLD, CULTURED PEARL, TOURMALINE, RUBY AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, ALEMANY & ERTMAN FOR SALVADOR DALÍ

黃金鑲養殖珍珠配璧璽、紅寶石及鑽石別針,Alemany & Ertman for Salvador Dalí


Featuring a carved tourmaline squirrel perched on a gold tree trunk overflowing with cultured pearl, with tree branches suspending a pear-shaped ruby accented with round diamond florets, unsigned; circa 1958. With signed Alemany & Co., Jewels by Salvador Dalí box.


Accompanied by the original invoice from Alemany & Co., New York, Jewels by Salvador Dali.

Condition Report

In good condition, with minor surface wear to the gold commensurate with age. Gold tests as 18 karat. The carved tourmaline in overall good condition, with a possible area of repair/adhesive at the tip of the tail, close to where the squirrel is mounted to the trunk. The fore-paws possibly with small chips. The cultured pearls measuring from approximately 6.2 to 4.0 mm, with strong rose overtones, very good skin and luster. The ruby is medium strongly purplish red, slightly included. The diamonds, estimated to weigh approximately 2.00 carats, are approximately F-G color, VS clarity. Overall measurements approximately 2½ x 1⅞ inches. Accompanied by the original invoice from Alemany & Co., New York, Jewels by Salvador Dali.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.Certificates of Authenticity: Various manufacturers may not issue certificates of authenticity upon request. Sotheby's is not under an obligation to furnish the purchaser with a certificate of authenticity from the manufacturer at any time. Unless the requirements for a rescission of the sale under the Terms of Guarantee are satisfied, the failure of a manufacturer to issue a certificate will not constitute grounds to rescind the sale. Gemological Certificates and Reports: References in the catalogue descriptions to certificates or reports issued by gemological laboratories are provided only for the information of bidders, and Sotheby's does not guarantee and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, terms or information contained in such certificates or reports. Please also note that laboratories may differ in their assessment of a gemstone (including its origin and presence, type and extent of treatments) and their certificates or reports may contain different results.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Provenance

Alemany & Co., New York

GOLD, CULTURED PEARL, TOURMALINE, RUBY AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, ALEMANY & ERTMAN FOR SALVADOR DALÍ | 黃金鑲養殖珍珠配璧璽、紅寶石及鑽石別針,Alemany & Ertman for Salvador Dalí
Property From the Collection of Caroline P. Ireland
GOLD, CULTURED PEARL, TOURMALINE, RUBY AND DIAMOND CLIP-BROOCH, ALEMANY & ERTMAN FOR SALVADOR DALÍ | 黃金鑲養殖珍珠配璧璽、紅寶石及鑽石別針,Alemany & Ertman for Salvador Dalí
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