11 décembre 2008

Black and white diamond and ruby necklace, Michele della Valle

Black and white diamond and ruby necklace, Michele della Valle The highly flexible collar set with numerous round black diamonds weighing approximately 208.00 carats and cushion-shaped and round rubies weighing approximately 82.00 carats, randomly studded with near colorless diamonds weighing approximately 13.00 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Estimate 60,000—80,000 USD - Lot Sold 74,500 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec 08. New York photos courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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11 décembre 2008

Black and white diamond and ruby bracelet, Michele della Valle

Black and white diamond and ruby bracelet, Michele della Valle The wide, highly flexible band set with numerous round black diamonds weighing approximately 71.00 carats and oval and round rubies weighing approximately 54.00 carats, studded with round near colorless diamonds weighing approximately 3.00 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length 7 inches. Estimate 25,000—35,000 USD - Lot Sold 31,250 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec 08. New York photos courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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11 décembre 2008

Diamond and ruby 'phoenix' brooch, Schlumberger, France, 1953

Diamond and ruby 'phoenix' brooch, Schlumberger, France, 1953 Designed as the mythical phoenix bird rising from the ashes, the feathers radiating in a flame-like pattern, set in the center with an oval ruby of approximately 2.00 carats, pavé-set throughout with numerous round and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 9.50 carats, the eye accented with a small round yellow diamond, mounted in platinum and gold, signed Schlumberger, made in France. Estimate 60,000—80,000 USD - Lot Sold 113,500 USD EXHIBITED: Jean... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2008

A very elegant pear shaped ewer for The Ottoman Market. Kangxi/Yongzheng (circa 1710-1730)

A very elegant pear shaped ewer for The Ottoman Market. Kangxi/Yongzheng (circa 1710-1730) The typical form with looped handle and long, curved spout, decorated on each side in orange and gilt enamel with a leaf-shaped motif in high relief beside two Lily stems. 27cm (10½in) high.- Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000 - Unsold. Footnote: For an almost identical example, illustrated with a full colour plate, see Volume III/page 935 of The Topkapi Saray Museum Catalogue by John Ayers and Regina Krahl (1986). Interestingly The... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2008

A very elegant Transitional blue and white bottle vase. Mid 17th century

A very elegant Transitional blue and white bottle vase. Mid 17th century Decorated with insects flying between floral designs; with a typical circular and unglazed base. 36cm (14¼in) high. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000 - Unsold. Footnote: For a similar example, also decorated with floral and bamboo sprays, compare Topkapi Museum, Istanbul, Catalogue/Volume III/Illustration No. 1960 by John Ayers and Regina Krahl.Bonhams. Chinese and other Asian Works of Art, 9 Dec 2008. Knightsbridge. Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2008

A Transitional blue and white bottle vase. 17th century

A Transitional blue and white bottle vase. 17th century Decorated with a Swordsman talking to a Boatman beside a river landscape, possibly in a literary scene from The Romance of The Three Kingdoms (neck restored). 25cm (9¾in) high. Estimate: £1,500 - 1,800 - Unsold. Bonhams. Chinese and other Asian Works of Art, 9 Dec 2008. Knightsbridge. Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved. www.bonhams.com


11 décembre 2008

Pair of carved ruby, emerald, sapphire and diamond earclips, Giované

Pair of carved ruby, emerald, sapphire and diamond earclips, Giované The foliate clusters decorated in the Mogul style with fluted ruby beads at the center framed by carved emerald and sapphire leaves and smaller ruby leaves at the base, further set with round diamonds weighing approximately 1.45 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, signed Giované. Estimate 7,500—10,000 USD - Lot Sold 9,375 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec 08. New York photos courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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11 décembre 2008

Cabochon emerald and diamond necklace, Giované

Cabochon emerald and diamond necklace, Giované The center decorated with 9 oval cabochon emeralds weighing a total of approximately 121.75 carats, within borders of numerous round and marquise-shaped diamonds extending to double strands of round diamonds at the back, the total diamond weight approximately 75.70 carats, an additional cabochon emerald at the clasp, mounted in platinum, length approximately 16½ inches, signed Giované. Estimate 125,000—175,000 USD - Lot Sold 134,500 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2008

Pair of jadeite, ruby and diamond earclips, Cartier

Pair of jadeite, ruby and diamond earclips, Cartier The cushion-shaped links set in the center with cushion-shaped jadeite cabochons framed by calibré-cut rubies and small round diamonds weighing approximately 1.00 carat, mounted in platinum and 18 karat gold, signed Cartier, numbered 865378. With signed box. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD - Lot Sold 16,250 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec 08. New York photos courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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11 décembre 2008

A pair of blue and white vases of cylindrical form. Kangxi

A pair of blue and white vases of cylindrical form. Kangxi Each one with cafe-au-lait rim, and decorated with arrangements of flowers between lappet designs (some restoration) (2). Estimate: £6,000 - 8,000 - Unsold. Bonhams. Chinese and other Asian Works of Art, 9 Dec 2008. Knightsbridge. Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved. www.bonhams.com


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