04 mai 2013

Diamond demi-parure, Bulgari

Diamond demi-parure, Bulgari - Sothebys Comprising: a necklace set with brilliant-cut diamonds, inner circumference approximately 340mm; a bracelet similarly set, length approximately 175mm;and a pair of earrings en suite, hinged post fittings; each signed Bulgari, French and Italian assay and maker's marks. Estimation: 180,000 - 270,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013, www.sothebys.com
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04 mai 2013

A fine and rare jade twin fish bowl, China, 18th century

A fine and rare jade twin fish bowl, China, 18th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen D. 12,7 cm. Estimate 20 000 - 30 000 € Property from an old German private collection, bought in China around 1900 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art, 2013/05/10. http://www.auction.de
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04 mai 2013

Diamond tiara, circa 1900.

Diamond tiara, circa 1900. Photo Sotheby's The central fleur-de-lys motif set en tremblant to a tiara composed of foliate and lanceolated motifs, set with cushion-shaped, circular-cut and rose diamonds,inner circumference approximately 170mm, accompanied by a detachable tiara frame, inner circumference approximately 340mm. Estimate:  100,000 – 150,000 CHF THE PROPERTY OF A MEMBER OF A EUROPEAN ROYAL FAMILY Provenance: This tiara was originally part of the wedding present from... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2013

A very fine carved white jade ruyi scepter, China, 18th century

A very fine carved white jade ruyi scepter, China, 18th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen The ruyi head is well carved in relief with a bat above two ribbon-tailed cash with bats, with further lingzhi branches carved in high relief atop the arched shaft and an orchid above rocks in very light greenish-white jade - Few tiny chips, the shaft with old glued break. L. 40,6 cm. Estimate 30 000 - 50 000 € Property from an old European private collection, bought in the 1920 to 1930 with Kleykamp in The Hague  ... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2013

Pair of gem set and diamond pendent ear clips, Bulgari, circa 1965

Pair of gem set and diamond pendent ear clips, Bulgari, circa 1965 - Sothebys Each set with cabochon sapphires, emeralds and rubies, highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, signed Bulgari, case stamped Bulgari. Estimation: 19,000 - 29,000 CHF PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN PRINCELY FAMILY Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013, www.sothebys.com
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04 mai 2013

A very rare cloisonne enamel and gilt-bronze foreigner, China, Kangxi period

A very rare cloisonne enamel and gilt-bronze foreigner, China, Kangxi period. Photo Nagel Auktionen Finely cast, seated on a waisted square pedestal, kneeling on one bended knee with the foot of the other leg flat on the ground, positioned with one muscular arm raised and one hand to the hip, dressed in a sleeveless coat with toggle closures elaborately decorated with dragons above waves and clouds. The figure is depicted with his mouth open in a smile with a thick curly beard  - Very minor wear. H. 27,5... [Lire la suite]

04 mai 2013

Gem set and diamond brooch, circa 1900

Gem set and diamond brooch, circa 1900 - Sothebys Designed as a butterfly, the head and thorax set with a step-cut sapphire and emerald, and an oval and pear-shaped diamond, the wings set with variously shaped rubies, opals, emeralds and diamonds. Estimate:  29,000 – 49,000 CHF FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF DON JOSÉ MARÍA DE MARTORELL Y TÉLLEZ GIRÓN, XVIII DUQUE DE PLASENCIA AND HIS WIFE DOÑA MARIA DE LA CONCEPCIÓN Provenance: The XVIII Duke de Plasencia and Doña María de la Concepción lived during the very... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2013

A very large and rare cloisonné enamel Imperial dragon charger, China, Ming dynasty

A very large and rare cloisonné enamel Imperial dragon charger, China, Ming dynasty. Photo Nagel Auktionen Of circular form with a large five-clawed yellow dragon above waves and a further smaller red dragon. The border depicts twelve lotos blossoms amidst scrollwork. Minor losses to enamels, minor wear. D. 63 cm. Estimate 80 000 - 120 000 € Provenance: Private collection Rhineland, bought in London in the 1980'ies Cf. for an imperial dish in the Qing Court collection, see 'Metal-bodied Enamel Ware,... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2013

Very attractive gem set and diamond necklace, Bulgari, circa 1965

Lot 582. Very attractive gem set and diamond necklace, Bulgari, circa 1965. Estimate:  190,000 – 380,000 CHF. Lot sold 629,000 CHF. Courtesy Sothebys Designed as a graduated fringe of cluster motifs set with cabochon sapphires, rubies and emeralds highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 420mm, signed Bulgari, case stamped Bulgari.  Property of an European Princely Family. LITTERATURE: Cf: Amanda Triossi, Bulgari: 125 Years of Italian Magnificence, Grand Palais,... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2013

Ruby and diamond ring

Ruby and diamond ring - Sothebys The cabochon ruby weighing 14.01 carats, claw-set between marquise-, pear-shaped and oval diamonds, size 54. Estimation: 48,000 - 72,000 CH Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 13040010, stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating, and two additional information sheets about the Mogok origin and unheated rubies. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013, www.sothebys.com
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