08 septembre 2018

A very rare blue and white deep bell-shaped cup, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1335. A very rare blue and white deep bell-shaped cup, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566); 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior is decorated with four roundels of side-facing five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst flames, each positioned above a peach sprig and separated by thebabao and clouds. The interior is decorated with a shou character, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]

08 septembre 2018

A sapphire and diamond ring, by Sterlé, circa 1960

Lot 78. A 23.54 carats Sri Lankan sapphire and diamond ring, by Sterlé, circa 1960. Estimate £ 25,000 - 35,000 (€ 28,000 - 39,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing 23.54 carats, set within an undulating openwork surround decorated with graduating baguette-cut sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds, on a ropetwist band, signed Sterlé Paris, numbered, ring size J½ (sizing band), cased by Harry Hofmann, Zürich. Accompanied by a report from GCS stating that the sapphire... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

A diamond and gem-set "Moretto Rinascimento" brooch, by Nardi, 1997

Lot 82. A diamond and gem-set "Moretto Rinascimento" brooch, by Nardi, 1997. Estimate £ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 4,500 - 6,700). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Modelled as a bust of a Moor, the face carved from ebony, the openwork robe and turban decorated with circular-cut rubies, brilliant-cut diamonds and a cultured pearl turban knot, his pendant earrings set with similarly-cut diamonds, signed Nardi, length 5.7cm, maker's case. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Nardi. Bonhams. FINE... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

An emerald, diamond and enamel collar, by Marina B, circa 1990

Lot 92. A 14.00 carats  Colombian emerald, diamond and enamel collar, by Marina B, circa 1990. Estimate £ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 17,000 - 22,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The octagonal step-cut emerald, between two trapezoid-shaped diamonds, on a black enamel flexible collar, emerald approximately 14.00 carats, maker's case. Accompanied by a report from GCS stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with indications of minor clarity and colour enhancement by a coloured filler. Report... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

A 'Serpenti' diamond pendant/necklace, by Bulgari

Lot 126. A 'Serpenti' diamond pendant-necklace, by Bulgari. Estimate £ 40,000 - 60,000 (€ 45,000 - 67,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The pendent designed as a coiled serpent set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds and pear-shaped diamond eyes, on a fancy-link chain set with a series of channel-set brilliant-cut diamond triangular prisms, diamonds 15.64 carats total, signed Bulgari, numbered C6APPA, lengths: pendant 8.4cm, necklace 43.0cm. Accompanied by a report from Bulgari stating that the diamonds are F-G... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

An emerald and diamond 'Serpenti' wristwatch, by Bulgari

Lot 124. An emerald and diamond 'Serpenti' wristwatch, by Bulgari. Estimate £ 60,000 - 70,000 (€ 67,000 - 78,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Designed as a sinuous serpent, the textured scales applied with brilliant-cut diamond highlights, the head set with marquise-cut diamonds over a pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond ground, with pear-shaped emerald eyes, signed Bulgari, Swiss assay mark, European convention mark, length 19.5cm. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 26 Sep 2018, 14:00 BST... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

An Art Deco Diamond Brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels, Circa 1934

Lot 129. An Art Deco Diamond Brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels, Circa 1934. Estimate £ 45,000 - 55,000 (€ 50,000 - 61,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Of openwork geometric design, set throughout with vari-cut diamonds, including lozenge-shaped, step, baguette and pavé-set brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, diamonds approximately 28.42 carats total, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered 40714, rubbed French maker's mark, French assay mark, width 7.8cm. Bonhams. FINE... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

A pair of art deco natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings, circa 1930

Lot 133. A pair of art deco natural pearl and D colour, VS2 clarity, Type Ia diamond pendent earrings, circa 1930. Estimate £ 30,000 - 40,000 (€ 33,000 - 45,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The drop-shaped natural pearls, measuring 8.88 - 8.95 x 10.80mm and 8.87 - 8.92 x 10.56mm, each suspended from step-cut diamond single-stone surmounts, weighing 2.00 and 2.29 carats, via single baguette-cut diamond connecting links, length 2.8cm. Accompanied by a report from GCS stating that the pearls are... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

A diamond single-stone ring

Lot 137. A 9.18 carats, H colour, VVS2 clarity Asscher-cut diamond single-stone ring. Estimate £ 120,000 - 150,000 (€ 130,000 - 170,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The Asscher-cut diamond, weighing 9.18 carats, between triangular-cut diamond shoulders, remaining diamonds approximately 1.20 carats total, ring size I. Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that the diamond is H colour, VVS2 clarity. Report number 6018845, dated 11 July 2018. Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

An antique emerald and diamond ring

L0t 135. An antique 12.816 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring. Estimate £ 80,000 - 120,000 (€ 89,000 - 130,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The cushion-shaped emerald, weighing 12.816 carats, framed by old brilliant-cut diamonds, the shoulders and gallery with further old brilliant-cut diamond highlights,ring size J½. Accompanied by a report from SSEF stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with minor clarity modification (oil). Report number 99590, dated 23 April 2018. Bonhams. FINE... [Lire la suite]
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