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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, Louis Glick & Company. Gross weight 763.00 grams.
    Dimensions: 5-13/16 inches x 2-3/4 inches


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

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: J-K-L
    Shape(s): Rough-cut
    Count: 100+

    Metals:
    Yellow Metal

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Time is of the essence. Marked De Beers on one side and Louis Glick & Company on the other. Accompanied by signed box and a battery operated illuminated stand. There are some scuffs, nicks, and scratches to the metal as well as a scratch on the acrylic container. The stand shows some signs of wear, and the box is somewhat in disrepair.
    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
    January
    31st Friday 7:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    January
    31st Friday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    12 Days 7h 12m 50s
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: 16
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    This lot is in: 1 - Jewelry & Timepieces Session
    (Lots 10001-10125) - 8:00 PM Central Time, Friday, January 31, 2020.
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    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

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