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    Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Nephrite Jade, Gold Sculpture

    The tabletop sculpture is crafted in the form of a three dimensional egg, carved from two pieces of nephrite jade, highlighted by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 12.00 carats, featuring round-cut rubies weighing a total of approximately 14.00 carats, enhanced by round-cut sapphires weighing a total of approximately 14.00 carats, accented by round-cut emeralds weighing a total of approximately 11.00 carats, set in 14k gold. The egg opens to reveal a polished interior. Accompanied by a fitted pedestal carrying case. Gross weight 470.70 grams.
    Dimensions: 6 inches x 3-1/4 inches

    Provenance: The handcrafted, jewel encrusted egg was presented to Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Zale and their families, in honor of the 50th anniversary of Zale Corporation, in 1974. The diamond adorned crown, resting atop the nephrite egg bears the number "50".

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    21st Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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