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PAIR OF RUBY EAR CLIPS, 'BYZANTINE', ILIAS LALAOUNIS, 1970S

Estimate:

1,000 - 2,000 GBP

Property of a Lady

PAIR OF RUBY EAR CLIPS, 'BYZANTINE', ILIAS LALAOUNIS, 1970S

PAIR OF RUBY EAR CLIPS, 'BYZANTINE', ILIAS LALAOUNIS, 1970S

Estimate:

1,000 - 2,000 GBP

Lot sold:

1,375

GBP

Property of a Lady

PAIR OF RUBY EAR CLIPS, 'BYZANTINE', ILIAS LALAOUNIS, 1970S


Each of trapezoid outline, with bead and ropework decoration, centring on a collet-set cabochon ruby, signed Ilias Lalaounis, maker's mark. 


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Each signed Ilias Lalaounis, beginning of one signature indistinct, stamped 750 and with maker's mark for Lalaounis. Rubies with some small surface reaching inclusions. In closed settings so unable to calculate weight. Clip fittings with good tension. Measuring approximately 27mm, gross weight approximately 27.1 grams. Some very minor spots of discolouration but overall condition good.


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Cf.: Ilias Lalaounis, Metamorphoses, Greece, 1985, pg. 154, for a pair of earrings of similar design.