25 mars 2015

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupé with sliding steel sunroof

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupé with sliding steel sunroof. Coachwork by Sindelfingen. Estimate €475,000 - 575,000 (£350,000 - 420,000). Photo Bonhams Chassis no. 188.014-7500020 - Engine no. 199.980-6500131 Right from the marque's creation in 1926 by the merger of Daimler-Benz and Mercedes, Mercedes-Benz's top-of-the-range models have ranked in the forefront of the world's greatest automobiles. Throughout the 1950s the company's flagship model was the 300S, a luxurious Grand Tourer in the tradition of the... [Lire la suite]

25 mars 2015

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Cabriolet A

One of only 203 examples produced. 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Cabriolet A. Estimate €450,000 - 550,000 (£330,000 - 410,000). Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 188-010-4500019 - Engine no. 188.920- 3500380 More expensive than the 300 SL sports car and almost double the price of the contemporary top-of-the-range Cadillac, the Mercedes-Benz 300 S was one of the world's most exclusive automobiles. It is also historically significant as one of Mercedes-Benz's first all-new designs of the post-war era, debuting in the autumn... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2015

1938 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet A

1938 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet A. Coachwork by Sindelfingen. Estimate €2 million - 2.5 million (£1.5 million - 1.8 million). Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 154076 - Engine no. 154076 - Body no. 828610 Together with its predecessor the 500 K, the magnificent Mercedes-Benz 540 K was arguably the most noteworthy production model offered by the Stuttgart firm during the 1930s, representing the pinnacle of its pre-war achievements. A development of the 500 K, whose independently suspended chassis it shared, the... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2015

1931 Mercedes-Benz 770 Cabriolet D

Originally the property of Erik Charell. 1931 Mercedes-Benz 770 Cabriolet D (W 07). Coachwork by Sindelfingen. Estimate €2.3 million - 2.8 million (£1.7 million - 2.1 million). Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 85205/R.B07/4 - Engine no. 85205 Introduced at the 1930 Paris Motor Show where it was among the highlights of the day, the sensational Mercedes-Benz 770 was an extremely elegant and extravagant motor car. It was the largest model that Mercedes-Benz had produced to date, and swiftly gained the sobriquet... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2015

Diamond Necklace

Diamond Necklace. Estimate 1,600,000 — 1,900,000 HKD (180,253 - 214,050 EUR). Photo Sotheby's The front composed of three rows of cushion-shaped and old mine-cut diamonds, completed by a two row and single row of similarly-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 95.35 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 430mm. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, Hong Kong, 06 avr. 2015, 01:00 PM
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25 mars 2015

Diamond Ring

9.03 carats Diamond Ring. Estimate 2,400,000 — 3,000,000 HKD (270,379 - 337,974 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Simply set with a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 9.03 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Ring size: 5½  Accompanied by GIA report numbered 17492408, dated 19 September 2008, stating that the 9.03 carat diamond is F colour, VS2 clarity, with Excellent Cut, Polish, and Symmetry.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, Hong Kong, 06 avr. 2015, 01:00 PM
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25 mars 2015

Pair of Diamond Pendent Earrings

Pair of 4.50 and 4.28 carats Type IIa Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD (281,645 - 337,974 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Each suspending on a marquise-shaped diamond weighing 4.50 and 4.28 carats respectively, mounted in platinum. Accompanied by GIA reports numbered 6157530767 and 2155697113, dated 28 August 2013 and 17 January 2014 respectively, stating that the 4.50 and 4.28 carat diamonds are both D colour, Internally Flawless clarity; also accompanied by diamond... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2015

Diamond Ring, Harry Winston

5.03 carats Diamond Ring, Harry Winston. Estimate 2,600,000 — 3,200,000 HKD (292,911 - 360,506 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Centring on an emerald-cut diamond weighing 5.03 carats, flanked on each side by a trilliant-cut diamond, mounted in platinum, signed. Ring size: 3¾ Accompanied by a duplicate GIA report numbered 11051617, dated 22 February 2000, stating that the 5.03 carat diamond is D colour, Internally Flawless clarity.Please note that the certificate is more than 10 years old and... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2015

Diamond Brooch

Diamond Brooch. Estimate 3,000,000 — 4,000,000 HKD (337,974 - 450,632 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Of cluster design, set with nine marquise-shaped and eight pear-shaped diamonds together weighing 31.34 carats, mounted in platinum.  Accompanied by seventeen GIA reports, stating that the seventeen diamonds ranging from 3.57 to 1.01 carats are D to F colour, Internally Flawless to VVS2 clarity. Please note that the certificates are more than 10 years old and might require an... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2015

A Cizhou white meiping, China, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 823. A Cizhou white meiping, China, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 9 ¾ in. (24.6 cm.) high. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $17,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Stoutly potted with rounded shoulder below a narrow neck and lipped rim, covered with a white slip under a clear glaze falling to the foot rim revealing the grey ware, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1987 Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH... [Lire la suite]