Mid-century natural cabochon sapphire solitaire gentleman’s ring, set in 18k gold.
Banded agate bracelet bracelet on elastic cord.
Old-mine diamond chandelier earrings mounted in silver and gold.
Victorian en tremblant old-mine diamond floral spray brooch set in silver and gold. In A La Vieille Russie Paris box.
Georgian 15k thick openwork ornamented gold mesh chain with ball clasp.
Ornate Art Deco bombé ring set with a central natural pearl, pavé diamonds and calibré sapphires, mounted in platinum.
A diamond necklace of scalloped festoon design with channel and collet set diamonds, in platinum. Tiffany & Co., 18875977. Atw 351 diamonds 22.67 cts. Circa 2000. Kentshire at the Winter Antiques Show
An antique gold bangle bracelet featuring a strap and buckle motif in the front accented with pearls, blue enamel and engraved design, in 15k. England, circa 1860. Kentshire at the Winter Antiques Show
A French Art Nouveau 18 karat gold and enamel pendant necklace with diamonds and turquoise. The pendant necklace has 6 old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .50 carats, and 3 articulated pear shaped veined turquoise drops. The pendant is designed as doubled butterfly wings in a dimensional cutout motif. New chain added.
A pair of French 18 karat gold earrings with emeralds and diamonds by Van Cleef & Arpels. The earrings are in a chrysanthemum flower motif and have 2 round cabochon emerald centers that weigh approximately 3.80 carats and 3.90 carats. The emeralds are most likely of Colombian origin. The flower petals have 192 round-cut diamonds that graduate in size and have an approximate total weight of 10.50 carats, VS clarity and G/H color grade. The earrings are made in a realistic dimensional style.
An English Antique 15 karat gold and oxidized silver Maltese cross brooch with diamonds. The brooch has 130 old European-cut and old mine-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 18.00 carats. Fold down bale.The Maltese cross, in Italy also known as the Amalfi cross, is the cross symbol associated with the Knights Hospitaller (the Knights of Malta) and by extension with the island of Malta.
An English Late Georgian silver top/gold brooch with diamonds. The brooch has 140 old mine-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 12.00 carats. The dimensional brooch is in a curved leaf design.
“…Brooches, which could be larger and asymmetrical, assumed a greater variety of figural designs, such as feathers, leaves, daisies…” Ginny Dawes in Georgian Jewellery, pg. 82.
A pair of Late-20th Century 18 karat gold earrings. The chandalier design earrings are composed of polished and textured scalloped gold overlapping rings. The pendant elements of the earrings are articulated.
Very Fine Ruby & Diamond Ring mounted in Platinum, Oscar Heyman, New York made circa 1950.
Signed Sterlé, made in France, with French assay mark; old pear shaped-diamond weigh approximately: 1.80 crt and 2.00 crt; estimated weight: 6.50 crt; mounted in platinum. (pear-shaped diamonds are detachable).
the cross formed from five topazes mounted in yellow gold and suspended from a yellow gold loop.
each of the three flowers centred by a round brilliant cut diamond encircled by pave set diamond petals, mounted on a ‘grey gold ‘ bangle enamelled opaque black, the flowers detach from the bangle and have hinged fittings allowing them to be worn as brooches.
formed from two antique old brilliant cut diamond wings set in silver and mounted on gold, the wings are detachable and come with fittings allowing them to be worn as brooches. When worn as a tiara the frame is covered be the hair leaving the wings floating above the head.
carved from a single piece of reddish coloured agate in a standing position, the curled tail and hooves naturalistically modelled, its eyes set with rose diamonds,. Contained in its original silk and velvet lined fitted holly wood case, the lid silk stamped in Cyrillic ‘Fabergé, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Odessa ’ beneath the Imperial warrant.
in the form of a stylised bow set with rose cut diamonds, from which is suspended a single natural pearl drop. Inventory Number: 84799. Workmaster: August Holmstrom.
The Winter Antiques Show runs from January 22nd through 31st, 2016, at the Park Avenue Armory, Park Avenue at 67th Street.