the Dar al-Hajar (Rock Palace) perched atop a rock pinnacle at the Wadi Dhahr Valley in Yemen. Classic example of Yemeni architecture built in 1786 by Imam Mansour Ali Bin Mahdi Abbas; in the Imam Yahya Hamid Al Din extended it as a summer residence.
Centre, Frances O'connor, Castles, Cities, Chateaus, Forts
An Art Nouveau sapphire and enamel ring, by René Lalique. Estimate CHF This lot is offered in Beyond Boundaries Magnificent Jewels from a European Collection on 13 November 2017 at Christie’s in Geneva