World Treasures- Russian, Asian, European & American Works
May 22nd & 23rd, 2012
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LOT 29
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Lot 29
AN INTERESTING GEMSET AND ENAMEL CARVED LABRADORITE HEAD OF A BLACK MAN, IN THE MANNER OF CARTIER, CIRCA 1900. The head carved in full round, set with diamond eyes banded in gold and held in a gold and champlevé enamel collar in American patriotic colors. Apparently unmarked, some repairs and losses. Ht. 1.75 inches (4.5 cm).
Estimate:  $400 - 600   € 280 - 420
Price Realized: $1,080.00

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