Alain.R.Truong

30 juillet 2016

Catoxantha opulenta, Catoxantha eburnea

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30 juillet 2016

Ruby and diamond brooch

Lot 582. The property of a European princely family. Burmese ruby and diamond brooch. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 CHF. Lot sold 122,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 Of floral design, the open work frame claw-set with oval rubies and highlighted with brilliant-cut and tapered baguette diamonds, signed G. Ernst, Wiesbaden.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 64685, stating that the rubies are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels Geneva |... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2016

Natural pearl and diamond hat pin, late 19th century

Lot 566. Natural pearl and diamond hat pin, late 19th century. Estimate 70,000 — 120,000 CHF. Lot sold 122,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 Set with a semi-baroque natural pearl measuring approximately 12.50 x 12.60 x 22.40mm, highlighted with circular-cut and rose diamonds, length approximately 107mm, French assay and partial maker's marks.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 62921, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. Jewels from the collection of Princess... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2016

Pair of ruby and diamond ear clips, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 590. Property of a European noble family. Pair of Burmese ruby and diamond ear clips, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate 70,000 — 115,000 CHF. Lot sold 134,500  CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 Each set at the centre with a cushion-shaped ruby weighing 3.79 and 3.94 carats respectively, within a border of brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's marks.. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 65268, stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2016

Sapphire, emerald and diamond bracelet, Bulgari

Lot 370. Property of a princely family. Sapphire, emerald and diamond bracelet, Bulgari. Estimate 28,000 — 47,000 CHF. Lot sold 134,500  CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 Of foliate design, set with carved sapphires and polished emeralds, highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds,length approximately 170mm, signed Bulgari, case by Bulgari. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels Geneva | 14 Nov 2012
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30 juillet 2016

Natural pearl and diamond hat pin, late 19th century

Lot 566. Natural pearl and diamond hat pin, late 19th century. Estimate 100,000 — 200,000 CHF. Lot sold 140,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 Set with a drop-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 11.30 x 12.05 x 17.50mm, highlighted with circular-cut and rose diamonds, length approximately 105mm, French assay and partial maker's marks.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 62973, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. Jewels from the collection of... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2016

Pair of ruby and diamond pendent earrings, circa 1925

Lot 585. Pair of Burmese ruby and diamond pendent earrings, circa 1925. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 CHF. Lot sold 152,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 Each set with an oval ruby weighing approximately 2.90 and 3.00 carats respectively, the open work frame set with circular-cut diamonds, suspended from an articulated line of similarly cut stones, post and butterfly fittings. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 59944, stating that the rubies are of Burmese origin, with no indications of... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2016

Sapphire and diamond ring, Vaillant and Duverne, circa 1960

Lot 570. Sapphire and diamond ring, Vaillant and Duverne, circa 1960. 43,000 — 65,000. Lot sold 170,500 CHF.Photo Sotheby's 2012 The oval sapphire weighing 12.74 carats, within a bombé surround of baguette, tapered baguette and marquise-shaped diamonds, size 511/2, French maker's marks. Accompanied by a duplicate SSEF report no. 63791, stating that the sapphire is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating. From the collection of an European lady of title. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels Geneva | 14... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2016

Emerald and diamond clip, mounted by Cartier, 1930s

Lot 572. Ex-collection of Queen Marie of Romania. Emerald and diamond clip, mounted by Cartier, 1930s. Estimate 95,000 — 165,000 CHF. Lot sold 182,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 The octagonal step-cut emerald, framed by circular-cut and baguette diamonds, engraved Monture Cartier and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, case. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 64565, stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with a moderate amount of oil in fissures. Provenance: August... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2016

Natural pearl and diamond tiara, late 19th century

Lot 592. Property of a nobleman. Natural pearl and diamond tiara, late 19th century. Estimate 155,000 — 300,000 CHF. Lot sold 218,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 Of foliate scroll design, surmounted with seven drop-shaped natural pearls each in a mount embellished with rose diamonds, graduated in size from the centre, the scroll surrounds set with pear-, cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, the button-shaped pearl at the centre of a cluster motif, inner circumference... [Lire la suite]
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