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MELLERIO DITS MELLER | 'CHEVAUX DE LEGENDE' GEM SET AND DIAMOND DISPLAY | Mellerio dits Meller 'Chevaux de Legende' 寶石 配 鑽石 擺件

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

MELLERIO DITS MELLER | 'CHEVAUX DE LEGENDE' GEM SET AND DIAMOND DISPLAY | Mellerio dits Meller 'Chevaux de Legende' 寶石 配 鑽石 擺件

MELLERIO DITS MELLER | 'CHEVAUX DE LEGENDE' GEM SET AND DIAMOND DISPLAY | Mellerio dits Meller 'Chevaux de Legende' 寶石 配 鑽石 擺件

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

MELLERIO DITS MELLER 'CHEVAUX DE LEGENDE' GEM SET AND DIAMOND DISPLAY

Mellerio dits Meller 'Chevaux de Legende' 寶石 配 鑽石 擺件


Designed as a profile of a horse set with white hardstone and gold with emerald eyes, brilliant-cut diamond-set lead rope, decorated with carved lapis lazuli and step-cut emeralds, on a rock crystal frame embellished with carnelians and cabochon corals, to the black hardstone base.

  • Diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.90 carat
  • Signed Mellerio dits Meller Paris, numbered 5005D, inscribed "Chevaux de Legende No. 7"
  • Overall dimension of the display measuring approximately 270.00 x 195 x 95mm


Potential bidders who intend to export this lot are advised that certain permits may be required for export. If you are interested in this lot, please contact the Jewellery Department before bidding.

Please note that this lot will only be available for pick up in Sotheby's Hong Kong office.


Potential bidders who intend to export this lot are advised that certain permits may be required for export. If you are interested in this lot, please contact the Jewellery Department before bidding.


In good condition, metal with some scratches, some tarnish on the yellow metals, and silver is aged. Signed MELLERIO DITS MELLER PARIS, numbered 5005D. With maker's marks for Mellerio dits Meller and with French maker's marks for silver. With a metal plate inscribed ' "CHEVAUX DE LEGENDE" No. 07 MELLERIO DITS MELLER PARIS 5005D'. Diamond weight stated in the catalogue description approximated using measurements. Rock crystal plaque in good condition, with visible natural typical inclusions. Two ovoid-shaped carnelian finials of brownish red colour, one is slightly bent. Twelve carved and four cabochon lapis lazuli are in good condition, possibly dyed. Four cabochon corals in good condition, of orangy red colour. Emeralds are of medium green colour and medium strong saturation, under 10x magnification, there are typical inclusions with some surface reaching, some tiny chips. Diamonds are bright and lively. Black hardstone stand is in good condition. Overall dimension of the display measuring approximately 270.00 x 195 x 95mm.


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