DIAMOND, TURQUOISE, FRESHWATER PEARL AND GOLD INDIAN HEAD BROOCH, BY FULCO DI VERDURA
Designed as a sculpted rose gold Indian chief, wearing an elaborate headdress composed of 

a large baroque freshwater pearl, textured gold feathers and single-cut diamond feathers, 

and a cabochon turquoise necklace, enhanced by an articulated turquoise pendant, mounted 

in platinum, rose and yellow gold, circa 1957 
 Rubine,verdura,Rubin Rubine,verdura,Rubin
Rubine,verdura,Ruby,Rubin Rubine,verdura,Ruby,Rubin Rubine,verdura,Ruby,Rubin
RETRO SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD CUFF BRACELET, BY CARTIER RETRO SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD CUFF BRACELET, BY CARTIER 
The hinged cuff, composed of a series of polished gold links, each centering upon a rose 

gold plaque, enhanced by old European-cut diamond trim and joined by calibré-cut sapphire 

arched links, mounted in platinum, yellow and rose gold, circa 1939, diameter 2 ins.
Signed Cartier New York, no. 3918096 
 
Provenance Nanaline Duke, and by descent to Doris Duke A RETRO DIAMOND AND GOLD FEATHER BROOCH, BY FULCO DI VERDURA FOR PAUL FLATO
Designed as twin sculpted gold plumes, enhanced by single-cut diamond trim, tied with an 

old European and single-cut diamond ribbon, mounted in platinum and gold, circa 1935 
 
 This feather brooch was likely designed by Verdura while working for Paul Flato. Doris 

Duke purchased many Flato pieces, often commissioning pieces using her own gemstones.

THE DORIS DUKE COLLECTION OF IMPORTANT JEWELRY

 

 

The Duke Collection:

EXQUISITE ART DECO DIAMOND AND ENAMEL EVENING BAG, BY CARTIER
DIAMOND HAIR SLIDES, BY CARTIER
MAGNIFICENT BELLE EPOQUE DIAMOND AND PEARL PENDANT NECKLACE, BY CARTIER
SPECTACULAR INDIAN DIAMOND NECKLACE
MAGNIFICENT ART DECO DIAMOND BRACELET, BY CARTIER
ELEGANT DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH, BY DAVID WEBB
EXQUISITE DIAMOND RING, BY TIFFANY & CO
IMPORTANT PAIR OF ART DECO DIAMOND BRACELETS, BY CARTIER
ELEGANT SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND SEED PEARL BRACELET, BY CARTIER
A PAIR OF DIAMOND AND CULTURED PEARL EAR PENDANTS, BY DAVID WEBB
AN ART DECO PEARL AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY CARTIER
MAGNIFICENT TWO-STRAND EMERALD NECKLACE
AN ART DECO EMERALD, PEARL AND DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH, BY CARTIER
AN EXQUISITE ART DECO EMERALD AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY CARTIER
A PAIR OF DIAMOND AND EMERALD EAR PENDANTS, BY DAVID WEBB
A MAGNIFICENT SINGLE-STRAND EMERALD NECKLACE
A SPECTACULAR RUBY AND CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE, BY DAVID WEBB
VERDURA BROOCH
RETRO DIAMOND AND GOLD FEATHER BROOCH, BY FULCO DI VERDURA
DIAMOND, TURQUOISE, FRESHWATER PEARL AND GOLD INDIAN HEAD BROOCH,
BY FULCO DI VERDURA

RETRO SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD CUFF BRACELET, BY CARTIER
MULTI-STRAND SEED PEARL NECKLACE
A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND PENDANTS, BY DAVID WEBB

 

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