$780,000 diamond bag
This breath taking handbag was created by Russian-born French artist Romain de Tirtoff commonly known as Erté. The Clasp, is inspired by Erté's design of 1926. The bag is unveiled for the first time at the gallery and is an inspiration from the clasp bag based on an Erté's design prepared for a George White’s Scandals revue in the late 1920s. The Clasp is adorned with 3,978 diamonds, 63 sapphires and 43 rubies and pearls put on 40 grams of 18k gold base.