17 octobre 2008

A Double-Strand Pearl And Cultured Pearl Necklace

A Double-Strand Pearl And Cultured Pearl Necklace Of forty and forty-two graduated pearls and cultured pearls, measuring from approximately 6.25 x 6.80 to 12.40 x 13.90 mm, to the old European-cut diamond openwork clasp, mounted in platinum, may be worn as a single or a double-strand, 17 ins. and 18½ ins. - Price Realized $302,500 With report 17211288 dated 21 May 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that fifty-eight pearls are natural and twenty-four are saltwater cultured pearls Christie's. Jewels:... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2008

A Continental Silver-gilt Figural Tazza, probably Moldavian or Transylvanian, mid 17th century

A Continental Silver-gilt Figural Tazza, probably Moldavian or Transylvanian, mid 17th century the hexafoil bowl finely chased with six scenes each in lobate cartouche comprising:Pan and SyrinxThe Story of Io turned into a cowMercury with the head of ArgusPhaeton before his father ApolloPhaeton mounting the chariot of the SunThe Death of Phaetonthe center embossed in high relief with Argus and Hermes with Io in the background, the stem formed as a rearing horse, shaped oval base chased with lobate strapwork and shells... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2008

A 9.68 carats Heart-shaped Diamond Ring

A 9.68 carats Heart-shaped Diamond Ring Set with a heart-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 9.68 carats, with a circular-cut diamond gallery and shoulders, mounted in platinum, (accompanied by a textured 18k gold ring mounting) -  Price Realized $314,500 With report 17445808 dated 23 June 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is F color, VS2 clarity Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 15 October 2008. New York, Rockefeller Plaza - www.christie's.com - Image... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2008

A Pair of French Empire Silver Urns and Covers, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot, Paris, 1809-19

A Pair of French Empire Silver Urns and Covers, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot, Paris, 1809-19 of campana form, applied with butterfly-handled urns flanked by addorsed recumbant maidens with baskets of flowers, the handles formed as twin-tailed classical females with arches of reeds, the flat covers with wreath finials surrounded by an engraved band of running leaves, mounted on square plinths applied on one side with a partly-draped classical maiden led by Eros, the other side with Eros and a fully-dressed maiden holding a... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2008

A Colored 22.95 carats Diamond Ring

A Colored 22.95 carats Diamond Ring Set with a square-cut fancy yellow diamond, weighing approximately 22.95 carats, flanked on either side by a trapeze-cut diamond, mounted in platinum and 18k gold - Price Realized $320,500 With report 17461769 dated 11 July 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy yellow, natural color, VVS2 clarity; accompanied by a working diagram indicating that the clarity may be potentially internally flawless Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 15... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2008

An Italian Silver "naturalistic" Tureen and Cover, Buccellati, Rome, 20th century

An Italian Silver"naturalistic" Tureen and Cover, Buccellati, Rome, 20th century formed as a head of cabbage with overlapping veined leaves, marked on base - weight 66oz 4dwt (2059g) - measurements width 11 1/2 in. (29.2cm), height 9 1/4 in. (23.5cm) - Lot sold 8,125 USD Sotheby's. Silver. 17 Oct 08. New York  - www.sothebys.com. Photo Courtesy Sotheby's
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17 octobre 2008

A Pair Of Diamond Ear Studs, By Graff

A Pair Of Diamond Ear Studs, By Graff Each set with a cut-cornered rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 4.35 and 4.49 carats, mounted in platinum, in a Graff navy leather pouch. Signed Graff, no. 7089  -  Price Realized $362,500 With reports 14572691 and 14572700 dated 9 August 2005 and 3 August 2005 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamonds are E color, internally flawless clarity Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 15 October 2008. New York, Rockefeller Plaza -... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2008

A Diamond Ring, By Henry Dunay

A Diamond Ring, By Henry Dunay Set with a rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 7.00 carats, flanked on either side by a baguette-cut diamond, mounted in platinum. Signed Dunay for Henry Dunay - Estimate $375,000 - $500,000 - Unsold. With report 17489468 dated 27 August 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is F color, VVS2 clarity Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 15 October 2008. New York, Rockefeller Plaza - www.christie's.com - Image Christie's Ltd 2008
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17 octobre 2008

An Italian Silver Lobster, Mario Buccellati, Rome, 20th century

An Italian Silver Lobster, Mario Buccellati, Rome, 20th century realistically modeled as a Caribbean spiney lobster, with detachable antennae, one leg signed M. BUCCELLATI ITALY - weight 56oz 15dwt (1766g) - measurements length overall 19in. (48.2cm), height 17 1/2 in. (44.5cm) - Lot sold 25,000 USD Sotheby's. Silver. 17 Oct 08. New York  - www.sothebys.com. Photo Courtesy Sotheby's
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17 octobre 2008

A Pair Of Diamond And Pearl Ear Pendants

A Pair Of Diamond And Pearl Ear Pendants Each suspending a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 4.04 and 4.21 carats, from a pearl link, to the old European-cut diamond surmount, weighing approximately 2.09 and 2.67 carats, mounted in platinum - Lot sold $422,500 With report 17219384 dated 3 June 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 4.04 carats, is F color, VS1 clarity With report 17219386 dated 16 May 2008 from the Gemological Institute of... [Lire la suite]
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