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18kt Gold, Ruby, and Diamond Table Clock, David Webb

Auction:
3256B
Lot:
101
Sold for:
$28,290$23,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3256B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 21, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

18kt Gold, Ruby, and Diamond Table Clock, David Webb, c. 1960s, designed as a rhinoceros with full-cut diamond eyes and cabochon ruby push piece, hinged at the neck and opening to reveal a clock, gross wt. 142.9 dwt, ht. 3 3/8 in., signed.

Provenance: According to the consignor, this clock was given to her as a wedding gift by David Webb.

Note: A similar example of a lighter is pictured in David Webb: The Quintessential American Jeweler, p. 295.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Clock not running. Movement has not been opened. Minor wear commensurate with age. Some spots of tarnish.


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David Webb, Films, Materials, Minerals, Ruby, Webb

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