15 avril 2018

A gold and diamond necklace, by Sterlé, circa 1955

Lot 97. A gold and diamond necklace, by Sterlé, circa 1955. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018  Of overlapping design, set at the front with circular-cut diamond and platinum scroll motif, suspending roped 18k gold fringe, to the polished gold neckchain, enhanced by two sculpted gold plaques, circa 1955, 14 1/2 ins., with French assay marks for 18k gold and platinum. Signed Sterlé, Paris, no. 3805. Christie's. Magnificent Jewels, New York, 17 April... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2018

An antique diamond floral corsage brooch

Lot 94. An antique diamond floral corsage brooch. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 Designed as a rose and old-cut diamond floral spray, centered by a similarly-set flower mounted en tremblant, tied with a rose-cut diamond ribbon, circa 1885, 6 ins., mounted in silver and rose gold, accompanied by an assortment of six hair and brooch fittings, in an initialed leather fitted case signed by Alphonse Fouquet, Paris. Provenance: Previously sold at Christie's New York,... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2018

A group of jade, ruby and diamond jewelry, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 92. A group of jade, ruby and diamond jewelry, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 187,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 Comprising a necklace, set at the front with a double-row of jade beads, spaced by circular-cut diamond and ruby rondelles, to the single row neckchain of similar design to the circular-cut diamond and ruby clasp; and a pair of earrings en suite, 14 1/2 ins. (necklace), 1 1/2 ins. (earrings), with French assay marks for 18k gold.Necklace,... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2018

A sapphire and diamond 'Gauguin' flower brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 38. Formerly from the Collection of H.S.H. Princess Cecil Amelia von Fürstenberg. A sapphire and diamond 'Gauguin' flower brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 Designed as two flowerheads, each centering upon a cushion or octagonal-shaped sapphire pistil to the curling pavé-set diamond petals, 1 3/4 ins., mounted in gold plated platinum. Signed V.C.A., N.Y., no. 1578 SO (Special Order). Provenance: Formerly from the Collection of H.S.H.... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2018

An antique multi-gem pendant brooch, by Frédéric Boucheron, circa 1890

Lot 30. An antique multi-gem pendant brooch, by Frédéric Boucheron, circa 1890. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 Designed as an old and rose-cut diamond ribbon-bow, suspending a floral bouquet of variously-cut sapphires, rubies, emeralds and an old-cut yellow diamond, to the pear-shaped faceted emerald, enhanced by three briolette-cut diamond drops, circa 1890, 3 1/2 ins., with French assay marks for 18k gold. Signed F. Boucheron for Frédéric Boucheron, Paris, with... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2018

A gold, ruby and diamond cuff bracelet, by Buccellati

Lot 75. A gold, ruby and diamond cuff bracelet, by Buccellati. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 The textured 18k gold cuff decorated with a series of collet-set cabochon rubies, each within a textured gold surround, accented by circular-cut diamonds, 2 1/8 ins. diameter. Signed Buccellati. Christie's. Magnificent Jewels, New York, 17 April 2018
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15 avril 2018

A suite of cultured pearl, enamel and diamond jewelry, by David Webb

Lot 18. A suite of cultured pearl, enamel and diamond jewelry, by David Webb. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 Comprising a pair of bracelets, each with a black or white enamel frog clasp with diamond-set eyes, to the multi-strand white or black cultured pearl bracelet, circa 1965; and a pair of ear clips en suite, 6 3/4 ins. and 7 ins. (bracelets; adjustable), 1 in. (earrings), mounted in 18k gold and platinum, bracelets may be joined together and worn as a choker necklace... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2018

A pair of white topaz, black jade and gold 'Five Stone' cuff bracelets, by Verdura

Lot 134. A pair of white topaz, black jade and gold 'Five Stone' cuff bracelets, by Verdura. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 Each centering upon a five-stone square and rectangular-cut white topaz and gold plaque, to the black jade hinged cuff bracelet, 2 1/4 ins., mounted in 18k gold, each in a Verdura blue leather case. Each signed Verdura. Please note that two of the white topazes in one cuff are damaged and will be replaced for the purchaser by Christie's. ... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2018

Three centuries of opulent Asante gold regalia arrive at the Dallas Museum of Art

DALLAS, TX.- This April, the Dallas Museum of Art presents an exhibition dedicated to the royal regalia of the Asante kingdom. Spanning three centuries, The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana brings together over 250 objects, including crowns, sword ornaments, ceremonial furniture, textiles, pectoral disks, weapons, a state umbrella, musical instruments, and jewelry made of wood, silk, brass, iron, and gold. Organized by the DMA and inspired by the Museum’s collection, The Power of Gold is the first American... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2018

Sotheby's announces highlights from the Arts of the Islamic World auction on 25 April

  Lot 167. A unique blue and white pilgrim flask with animals, Turkey, circa 1545-55; 32.2cm. height. Est. 60,000-80,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Arts of the Islamic World auction on 25 April covers over 200 works of art produced under the aegis of multiple Islamic Empires, spread over three continents over a period of over 1,200 years. Prominent among the works on offer are exceptionally rare pieces hailing from prestigious private collections, including an exquisite panel of... [Lire la suite]