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    Diamond, Gold Plated Brass Hourglass, De Beers
    The hourglass features over 2,000 rough-cut diamonds, suspended in a silicon based fluid, completed by a 24k gold plated brass stand and pillars, marked De Beers, StarBurst Diamonds® 2000. Gross weight 748.00 grams.
    Dimensions: 5-13/16 inches x 2-3/4 inches

    Collection of a California Lady


    Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Shape(s): Rough
    Count: 100+

    Metals:
    Yellow Metal

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: Don't let time run out to get this spectacular piece. Accompanied by signed box and a battery operated illuminated stand. There are some scuffs and toning to the metal.
    De Beers: For a century and more, De Beers diamonds had been set, anonymously, into the creations of master jewellers around the world; now the finest natural diamonds, both rough and polished, have a home of their own. Fusing the essential timelessness of the diamond with dynamic, contemporary yet classic designs, we are the leaders in diamond jewellery innovation in both artistry and craftsmanship. De Beers Diamond Jewellers was established in 2001 as an independently managed and operated company by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s leading luxury goods company, and De Beers SA, the world’s premier diamond mining and marketing company.

    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    December
    8th Sunday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    December
    8th Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    0 Days 12h 57m 38s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: 23
    Page Views: 240

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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 55001-55456) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Sunday, December 8, 2019 (11:00 AM Eastern Time).
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion2 East 79th StreetNew York, NY 10075

    Current Bid:
    $5,750
    Bid Protection
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $7,187.50 Minimum Next Bid: $6,000 ($7,500.00 w/ BP)
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