A gold and diamond 'East of Paris' regal coronet, worn by Victoria Beckham on her wedding day, by Slim Barrett,
Lot 199
A gold and diamond 'East of Paris' regal coronet, worn by Victoria Beckham on her wedding day,
by Slim Barrett, 1999
£18,000 - 25,000
US$ 30,000 - 42,000
amended
Lot Details
A gold and diamond 'East of Paris' regal coronet, worn by Victoria Beckham on her wedding day, by Slim Barrett, 1999
The lattice circlet with four openwork lozenges of irregular outline, each with pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond detail and suspending brilliant and baguette-cut diamond drops, interspersed with four smaller diverse motifs, each with central brilliant-cut diamond bombé section, mounted in 18 carat yellow gold with integral hair comb fitting at base, maker's mark, London hallmark, diameter 9.0cm, height 9.0cm

Footnotes

  • Exhibited:
    "100 Tiaras, Past and Present" at The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2002
    "Diamond Divas" at the Diamond Museum, Antwerp, 2008

    Slim Barrett is an internationally recognised artist, designer, jeweller, winner of the Martini Rossi Excellence in Design Award and De Beers International 2000 Award. Acclaimed as a design leader by Vogue, Elle and The Times, his work is in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Ulster Museum, Belfast and the National Museum in Australia and has been exhibited worldwide in museums such as Le Pompidou in Paris and the Museum of Modern Art, Japan.

    In 2008 his diamond jewellery was selected for the prestigious 'Diamond Divas' exclusive diamond jewellery exhibition, starring magnificent jewels of royalty, the rich and famous, and Hollywood stars, at the Province of Antwerp's Diamond Museum.

    His jewellery regularly features in leading international fashion magazine editorials such as Vogue, Numero, Harper's Bazaar and it features in major advertising campaigns, including Lavazza, Levis, Cannon and Rimmel. His movie commissions for jewellery include the state crown and sceptres for the film 'Young Victoria', which won an Oscar for costume.

    His high profile roster of clients includes Beyonce, Victoria Beckham, for whom he created this diamond encrusted wedding crown, Lady Gaga, Kate Moss, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Halle Berry, Mick Jagger, Lenny Kravitz, Cara Delevingne, Christina Ricci, Lily Cole and Colin Farrell. Slim has created collections for leading fashion houses such as Chanel, Versace, Dior, Karl Lagerfeld, Ungaro and Montana.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that in the catalogue this lot should have the dagger tax symbol, not the omega. This therefore means that 20% vat is payable on the hammer price as well as the buyers premium. Please refer to the back of the catalogue for the details.
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