Winning Bid: $14,000
Tulip Semi Precious, Gold and Diamond Sculpture:
A custom sculpture depicting a single tulip flower comprised of the Pique de Jour glass technique along the leaves and pedestals. The flower opens revealing a gold center with extending pistols decorated with Diamond and Emeralds, further accented by an Enamel butterfly motif inserted with a .5ct Diamond. The lower half of the tulip center decorated by stranded beaded pearls, the overall flower stems from a multifaceted carved Rose quartz and Lapis vase, accented with gold bordering and foot. Fitted atop an octagonal wood marquetry base, finished with gold leaf and floral application. Total approx Diamond Weight: 3ct | Total approx. Emerald Weight: 3ct. Comes with original wooden crate box.(Sculpture has a electronic Rotating mechanism that is not working)
Provenance: From the estate of one of New York’s most prominent Jewelers.
ORIGIN: Possibly French
DIMENSIONS: H: 21.5″ W: 10.5″
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CONDITION: Great condition, mechanism not working. See lot description for details on item condition. More detailed condition requests can be obtained via email ([email protected]) or SMS(305)-332-9274. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Akiba Antiques shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.”