17 mai 2017

A diamond and fancy purple-pink diamond ring, by David Morris

Lot 255. A diamond and 6.07 carats fancy purple-pink diamond ring, by David Morris. Estimate CHF 800,000 - CHF 1,200,000 (USD 806,245 - USD 1,209,368). Price realised CHF 1,087,500 (USD 1,103,486). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with a fancy purple-pink rectangular cut-cornered diamond, weighing approximately 6.07 carats, to the pear-shaped diamond gallery, the hoop pavé-set with circular-cut pink diamonds, ring size 6, mounted in gold. Signed David Morris, no. 436 ... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2017

A natural pearl and diamond ring

Lot 158. A button-shaped natural pearl and diamond ring. Estimate CHF 300,000 - CHF 500,000 (USD 302,342 - USD 503,903). Price realised CHF 883,500 (USD 896,487). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with a button-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 19.45-20.95x14.65 mm, on a marquise-cut diamond gallery, to the trifurcated hoop, ring size 7 ½ Accompanied by report no. 89945 dated 24 January 2017 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that this pearl is a saltwater... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2017

A single strand natural pearl necklace

Lot 156. A single strand natural pearl necklace. Estimate CHF 400,000 - CHF 500,000 (USD 403,123 - USD 503,903). Price realised CHF 1,051,500(USD 1,066,957). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The single-strand composed of seventy-nine graduated natural pearls, measuring approximately 11.70-6.20 mm, to the ball-shaped clasp, 67.0 cm, mounted in gold Accompanied by report no. 90910 dated 14 March 2017 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 79 pearls are saltwater natural... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2017

A sapphire ring

Lot 199. A 47.63 carats Burmese sapphire ring. Estimate CHF 600,000 - CHF 800,000 (USD 604,684 - USD 806,245). Price realised CHF 2,407,500 (USD 2,442,890). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with an antique cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 47.63 carats, to the plain bifurcated hoop, ring size 4, mounted in platinum Accompanied by report no. 88983 dated 6 December 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the sapphire is Burma (Myanmar),... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2017

An important ruby and diamond 'Trombino' ring, by Bulgari

Lot 148. An important 14.38 carats Burmese ruby and diamond 'Trombino' ring, by Bulgari. Estimate CHF 700,000 - CHF 1,000,000 (USD 705,464 - USD 1,007,806). Price realised CHF 823,500 (USD 835,605). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with an oval cabochon ruby, weighing approximately 14.38 carats, between baguette-cut diamond shoulders, within the pavé-set diamond surround, ring size 4, mounted in gold. Signed Bvlgari Accompanied by report no. 65531 dated 22 October 2012 from the SSEF... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2017

A diamond ring, by Chopard

Lot 170. A 18.94 carats diamond ring, by Chopard. Estimate CHF 900,000 - CHF 1,200,000 (USD 907,026 - USD 1,209,368). Price realised CHF 1,039,500 (USD 1,054,781). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with a rectangular cut-cornered diamond, weighing approximately 18.94 carats, to the pavé-set diamond gallery and hoop, ring size 6, mounted in gold. Signed Chopard, nos. 20064 and 3292039 820650 Accompanied by report no. 5182188175 dated 23 February 2017 from the GIA Gemological Institute of... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2017

An exceptional padparadscha sapphire, turquoise and diamond ring & A rare sapphire and diamond ring, by Bulgari

Lot 143. An exceptional padparadscha sapphire, turquoise and diamond ring, by Bulgari. Estimate CHF 950,000 - CHF 1,200,000 (USD 957,416 - USD 1,209,368)  & Lot 144. A rare 75.33 carats Burmese sapphire and diamond ring, by Bulgari. Estimate CHF 250,000 - CHF 350,000 (USD 251,952 - USD 352,732). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Lot 143. An exceptional padparadscha sapphire, turquoise and diamond ring, by Bulgari. Estimate CHF 950,000 - CHF... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2017

A sapphire and diamond ring

Lot 267. A 14.88 carats Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring. Estimate CHF 1,000,000 - CHF 1,500,000 (USD 1,007,806 - USD 1,511,710). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 14.88 carats, between trapeze-cut diamond shoulders, ring size 5 ¼, mounted in platinum  Accompanied by report no. 90710 dated 7 March 2017 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the sapphire is Kashmir, with no indications of heating, and an Appendix... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2017

Ashmolean acquires great Civil War portrait by William Dobson

William Dobson (1611–46), Group Portrait of Prince Rupert, Colonel William Legge and Colonel John Russell. Painted c. 1645. Image © Ashmolean Museum.  OXFORD.- The Ashmolean announced the acquisition of a magnificent group portrait by William Dobson (1611–46) painted in Oxford during the Civil War. The painting has been allocated to the Ashmolean on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the birth of the founder of the Museum, Elias Ashmole.It has been acquired for the nation through the Acceptance in Lieu... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2017

Ancient Marbles: Classical Sculpture and Works of Art at Sotheby’s London, 12 June 2016

Four Roman Marble figures of women, circa 2nd Century A.D. (from left to right, est. £250,000-350,000, £150,000-250,000, £100,000-150,000, £150,000-250,000) sold separately. Photo: Sotheby's.  London - An auction dedicated exclusively to the classical world, Ancient Marbles will take place on 12 June at Sotheby’s London – offering ancient sculpture and works of art from the Greek, Roman and Etruscan periods. Since the Renaissance, collecting ancient classical marble sculpture has been considered synonymous with good taste and... [Lire la suite]