Black diamond and diamond 'Zebra' Brooch, Michele della Valle. photo courtesy Sotheby's
Modelled as a mother and baby zebra, the bodies set with alternating stripes of brilliant-cut black and white diamonds together weighing approximately 3.30 and 1.50 carats respectively, mounted in 18 karat white gold, signed and numbered 10724. Estimate 50,000—70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 62,500 HKD
NOTE: Accompanied by a signed box.
Pair of black diamond, diamond and jadeite 'Panda' cufflinks. photo courtesy Sotheby's
The pair of whimsical pandas encrusted throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds and black diamonds altogether weighing approximately 4.40 carats, accented with onyx-set eyes, carrying a carved jadeite bamboo, mounted in 18 karat white and blackened gold. Estimate 40,000—60,000 HKD. Lot Sold 50,000 HKD
NOTE: Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ52093, date 23 August 2010, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".
Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, 06 Oct 10 05:30 PM, Hong Kong www.sothebys.com