20 novembre 2015

Pachnoda werneri, Poecilopharis curtisi, Plaesiorrhinella watkinsiana, Paradorysthetus coerulescens

Pachnoda werneri Poecilopharis curtisi Plaesiorrhinella watkinsiana Paradorysthetus coerulescens

20 novembre 2015

A rare late 19th century coloured natural half pearl and diamond pendant

A rare late 19th century coloured natural half pearl and diamond pendant. Estimate £80,000 – £100,000 ($121,680 - $152,100). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bronze coloured natural half-pearl centre measuring approximately 14.6mm, to an old-cut diamond cluster surround, suspending two grey natural pearl drops each with a rose-cut diamond cusp and terminal, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1880, 5.0cm Accompanied by report no.82551 dated 9th October 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2015

Royal Pearls. Queen Isabella II of Spain's natural coloured pearl necklace

Formerly in the possession of Queen Isabella II of Spain. A rare 19th century natural coloured pearl necklace. Estimate £500,000 – £700,000 ($760,500 - $1,064,700). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The graduated row of forty-four natural coloured pearls measuring approximately 13.8-6.5mm, in varying tones of black, grey and bronze, to the similarly-set pearl clasp with old-cut diamond surround, mounted in silver and gold, 46.2cm Accompanied by report no.82552 dated 14th October 2015 from SSEF Swiss Gemmological... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2015

Two 'Yaozhou' celadon bowls, Northern Song dynasty

Two 'Yaozhou' celadon bowls, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD (4,532 - 6,79 8EUR).  Photo Sotheby's one potted with deep rounded sides and a thin everted rim, the rim and interior moulded with six raised ridges to imitate lobes and glazed with a lustrous sage-green thinning over the ridges; the plain bowl of conical form, well potted on a low foot and an everted rim, the olive-coloured glaze stopping just above the knife-pared foot. 11.9 and 14.8 cm., 4 5/8  and 5... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2015

A 'Yaozhou' celadon ‘Chrysanthemum’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty

A 'Yaozhou' celadon ‘Chrysanthemum’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD (4,532 - 6,79 8EUR).  Photo Sotheby's of conical form with everted rim resting on a low knife-pared foot, the interior crisply moulded with a central stylised flowerhead medallion encircled by an undulating leafy stem issuing three large chrysanthemums and three smaller blossoms, the exterior incised with radiating lines, the footring unglazed - 11.6 cm., 4 1/2  in. PROPERTY FROM A... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2015

An Art Nouveau Enamel and Diamond Brooch, circa 1905

An Art Nouveau Enamel and Diamond Brooch, circa 1905. Estimate 2,700 — 3,000 USD (2,520 — 2,800 EUR) © 1996-2015 Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers The diamond-set floral vines with sinuous whiplash tendrils suspending a trio of green plique-a-jour gingko leaves, mounted in silver and gold  Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Fall 2015. NOVEMBER 22, 2015, WINDSOR ARMS HOTEL, 18 St. Thomas Street, Toronto
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20 novembre 2015

An Art Nouveau Diamond, Pearl and Gold Pendant-Brooch, circa 1910

An Art Nouveau Diamond, Pearl and Gold Pendant-Brooch, circa 1910. Estimate 450 — 600 USD (420 — 560 EUR) © 1996-2015 Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers The openwork form composed of sinuous whiplash tendrils, trefoiled foliage and curled acanthus leaves, accented by a small pearl (not tested for natural origin), tiny rose-cut diamonds and a pair of old European-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18k gold Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Fall 2015. NOVEMBER 22, 2015, WINDSOR ARMS HOTEL, 18... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2015

An Art Nouveau Enamel, Diamond and Gold Pendant-Brooch, circa 1890

An Art Nouveau Enamel, Diamond and Gold Pendant-Brooch, circa 1890. Estimate 1,500 — 2,250 USD (1,400 — 2,100 EUR) © 1996-2015 Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers Depicting a sinuous wood nymph with pale brown enamel wings with green accents, amid a plique-a-jour brownish-taupe enamel ground embellished by a pair of bellflowers, and suspending an old European-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.40 carat, mounted in 18k gold  Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Fall 2015. NOVEMBER 22, 2015, WINDSOR... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2015

An Enamel and Gold Pendant, Masriera

An Enamel and Gold Pendant, Masriera. Estimate 1,125 — 1,350 USD (1,050 — 1,260 EUR) © 1996-2015 Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers The ovoid openwork frame supporting a pensive maiden wearing an iridescent pastel-coloured yellow and blue enamel dress, surrounded by blue, orange and yellow plique-a-jour enamel, with leafy green accents, mounted in 18k gold, signed Masriera  Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Fall 2015. NOVEMBER 22, 2015, WINDSOR ARMS HOTEL, 18 St. Thomas Street, Toronto
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20 novembre 2015

A Diamond and Gold Tiger Brooch, Tiffany & Co

A Diamond and Gold Tiger Brooch, Tiffany & Co. Estimate 1,125 — 1,500 USD (1,050 — 1,400 EUR) © 1996-2015 Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers Realistically sculpted as a prowling tiger, with textured striping, diamond-set collar and emerald eyes, mounted in 18k gold, signed Tiffany & Co., Germany  Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Fall 2015. NOVEMBER 22, 2015, WINDSOR ARMS HOTEL, 18 St. Thomas Street, Toronto
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