28 April 2016

Indore pears

This portrait sold for 2.5 million Euros some days ago at Sotheby’s, at five times its estimated value. Painted by Bernard Boutet de Monvel in 1934, the Maharajah of Indore wears a pair of “Indore pears”. Diamonds of around 47 carats each specially set by Chaumet for the occasion on a pearl necklace.

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