"The Moon and Stars Suite":  including a Blue Enamel Egg Creation, an Enameled Box, a Pair of Moonstone Earclips, a Pendant and Two Diamond and Gemset Brooches
Lot 1060
"The Moon and Stars Suite": including a Blue Enamel Egg Creation, an Enameled Box, a Pair of Moonstone Earclips, a Pendant and Two Diamond and Gemset Brooches
Sold for US$ 100,000 inc. premium
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"The Moon and Stars Suite":  including a Blue Enamel Egg Creation, an Enameled Box, a Pair of Moonstone Earclips, a Pendant and Two Diamond and Gemset Brooches "The Moon and Stars Suite":  including a Blue Enamel Egg Creation, an Enameled Box, a Pair of Moonstone Earclips, a Pendant and Two Diamond and Gemset Brooches "The Moon and Stars Suite":  including a Blue Enamel Egg Creation, an Enameled Box, a Pair of Moonstone Earclips, a Pendant and Two Diamond and Gemset Brooches "The Moon and Stars Suite":  including a Blue Enamel Egg Creation, an Enameled Box, a Pair of Moonstone Earclips, a Pendant and Two Diamond and Gemset Brooches "The Moon and Stars Suite":  including a Blue Enamel Egg Creation, an Enameled Box, a Pair of Moonstone Earclips, a Pendant and Two Diamond and Gemset Brooches
Lot Details
"The Moon and Stars Suite": including a Blue Enamel Egg Creation, an Enameled Box, a Pair of Moonstone Earclips, a Pendant and Two Diamond and Gemset Brooches
By Manfred Wild
Idar-Oberstein, Germany

An elaborate suite of decorative objects and jewelry all with : the egg creation consisting of sapphire blue enamel on silver decorated with gold enamel stars, the top decorated with a single 12mm moonstone cabochon carved with a moonface, weighing approximately 6.25 carats. The stem of the egg decorated with two "man in the moon" carvings formed of midnight blue hawk's eye quartz, dotted with inset diamonds, together weighing approximately 0.22 carats. The based carved to evoke a nebulous cloud rendered in near-flawless transparent rock crystal quartz having a frosted, matte finish. the Base decorated with a removable brooch of starburst design, centering on a circular cabochon girasol quartz, set with 156 brilliant-cut diamonds, weighing approximately 2.03 carats, mounted in 144 grams of 18K yellow gold. The hinged lid opening with a diamond thumbpiece, opening to reveal an exotic wood interior, housing a removable pendant set with an orange moonstone, mounted in 18K yellow gold, set with diamonds. and 18K yellow gold borders. Signed EB for Emil Becker. Height of egg creation: 8 1/2 in

Together with a box of circular outline, diameter 4in, with sapphire blue enamel on a guilloche ground, with turquoise enamel borders on gold plated sterling , weighing altogether 433 grams. The lid having a removable 18K yellow gold pendant mounted with a carved citrine depicting the Sun, weighing approximately 84.71 carats and measuring 36mm in diameter, diameter of pendant overall 2in. The hinged lid of the box opening to reveal a pair of earclips housed in the interior which are carved with the same Sun motif, together weighing approximately 27.0 carats, and 18K yellow gold. (6)

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