31 mars 2013

Onyx and diamond bracelet and ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s

Onyx and diamond bracelet and ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s - Sotheby's The bracelet designed as a series of annular onyx links joined by baton motifs of brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 190mm, signed VCA NY and numbered, maker's mark, the ring of similar design set with onyx decorated with a line of brilliant-cut diamonds, size I, signed Van Cleef Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's mark. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2013

Ruby and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s

Ruby and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s - Sotheby's.   Centring on an oval cabochon ruby within a surround of palmette design decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds and cabochon ruby accents, size L, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay marks. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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31 mars 2013

Wood and diamond brooch, 'Clématite', Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s

Wood and diamond brooch, 'Clématite', Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s - Sotheby's. Designed as a clematis, the petals set with polished bois d'amourette and highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's marks. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP LITERATURE: Sylvie Raulet, "Van Cleef & Arpels", Editions Du Regard, 1986, page 144 for a similar example of a "Clematite" brooch from 1972. Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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31 mars 2013

A fine teadust-glazed bottle vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine teadust-glazed bottle vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong - Sotheby's elegantly potted with a globular body resting on a splayed foot, surmounted by a tall slender neck rising from a narrow fillet to an everted rim, covered overall with an opaque teadust glaze of olive-brown colour picked out with a fine yellow mist, the glaze applied also on the interior and the base, the footring left unglazed and dressed with a brown wash, the base incised with a... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2013

A fine celadon 'chrysanthemum' bowl. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine celadon 'chrysanthemum' bowl. Mark and period of Yongzheng - Sotheby's well potted with deep lobed rounded sides supported on a slightly tapered foot, the plain centre on the interior surrounded by narrow flutes resembling the petals of a chrysanthemum flower and continuing across the foot on the exterior, elegantly covered overall with an even pale celadon glaze, draining to white at the scalloped rim and on the raised ridges on the interior and pooling... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2013

A rare clair-de-lune apple-shaped jar, Pinguo zun mark and period of Kangxi - sotheby's

A rare clair-de-lune apple-shaped jar, Pinguo zun mark and period of Kangxi - Sotheby's of compressed globular form, the tapering sides supported on a concave base, rising to a narrow waisted neck recessed into the shoulder and forming a deep channel around the rim, evenly applied on the exterior and on the interior with a flawless glaze of very pale caesious-blue colour, save for the rim and base left white, the latter inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark arranged in... [Lire la suite]

31 mars 2013

A rare purple chrysanthemum dish. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A rare purple chrysanthemum dish. Mark and period of Yongzheng - Sotheby's evenly potted with narrow fluted sides and pointed tips resembling the petals of a chrysanthemum flower, radiating around a slightly recessed centre and continuing on the exterior across the short straight foot, richly applied overall with an opaque aubergine glaze of deep crushed blueberry tone, the base and the interior of the foot similarly dressed in aubergine, save for the footring... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2013

Natural pearl and diamond demi-parure

Natural pearl and diamond demi-parure - Sotheby's.   Comprising: a necklace designed as three rows of pearls highlighted with bow motifs set with circular-cut and rose diamonds, the central motif suspending a pear-shaped diamond, length approximately 390mm, and a pair of pearl and diamond pendants of tassel design, fittings deficient; late 19th Century elements, composite, case. Estimate: 10,000 - 20,000 GBP Accompanied by The Gem & Pearl Laboratory report no 06764, stating that the pearls were found to be... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2013

Pearl and diamond ring, 1920s

Pearl and diamond ring, 1920s - Sotheby's.   Centring on a pearl of greyish tint measuring approximately 12mm, between single-cut diamond shoulders, size 01/2. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP Accompanied by The Gem & Pearl Laboratory report, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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31 mars 2013

Moonstone and diamond brooch, Cartier, Circa 1905

Moonstone and diamond brooch, Cartier, Circa 1905 - Sotheby's.   Designed as a bow set with two pear-shaped cabochon moonstones accented with circular-cut and rose diamonds, signed Cartier Paris and numbered, French assay marks. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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