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Lot 180: A Rare Diamond-Filled Hourglass, 'Starburst Diamond 2000', De Beers, circa 2000

 

Hammer Price
$6,000 CAN

 

Containing a cascade of over 2000 well-formed, clear diamonds of octahedral crystal-shape, weighing approximately 36.00 carats, suspended in a silicone fluid contained within an acrylic tube, gold plated stand, timer duration approximately twelve minutes, with a battery operated illuminated plinth, signed De Beers

Based engraved: 'Our Special Christmas December 2000'
Hourglass stamped: 'Louis Glick & Company'
Dimensions: 148 x 70 mm (hourglass); 115 x 35 mm (base)
Good general condition, minor corrosion at the base of three of the posts


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AUCTION ESTIMATE
November 2018 4,000 – 5,000
3,120 – 3,900
2,600 – 3,250
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