DIAMOND BROOCH/PENDANT, of Modernist design, centring on a circular-cut emerald weighing 13.64 carats, within an annular surround of circular-cut diamonds accented with black lacquer, cut-through with a similarly-set stepped rectangular section, suspended from its original silk cord, later restored brooch fitting, 1924-1930. Accompanied by a photograph courtesy of the Fouquet Archives conserved by the Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris.
Wingrove20.jpg (800×571)..........This 1924 Hispano Suiza H6C in 1/15 scale with its wood planked body and full wood "pontoon" fenders presented a unique challenge in model construction. The tight grained pear wood faithfully represents the original Honduras mahogany and over 13,000 brass pins .012" in diameter were installed to represent the original brass rivets.
Miniatures, Gouache, 23.7x13.7 cm. Origin: Iran, 1431-1431, Timurid Dynasty. Album: The Khamsa by Nizami. Personage: Bahram Gur. Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924. School: Herat. Theme: Literature.