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18kt Gold, Platinum, Emerald, and Diamond "Voodoo" Necklace, Marianne Ostier

Auction:
2448
Lot:
440
Sold for:
$22,515$19,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2448
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 17, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

18kt Gold, Platinum, Emerald, and Diamond "Voodoo" Necklace, Marianne Ostier, designed as a textured chased fringe highlighted by seventeen cabochon emeralds and diamond-melee-set branches, approx. total diamond wt. 6.22 cts., lg. 15 1/4 in., signed Marianne Ostier.

Note: For a similar example, see Jewels and the Woman: The Romance, Magic and Art of Feminine Adornment, by Marianne Ostier, pl. 17.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Ostier Necklace
emeralds are heavily included
small areas where delicate connections among parts were repaired (not noticeable)
a few fronds slightly bent

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Marianne Ostier, Emerald, Gemstones

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