18 février 2015

Gold, turquoise, garnet and diamond necklace and turquoise and seed pearl bangle, 1850s

Gold, turquoise, garnet and diamond necklace and turquoise and seed pearl bangle, 1850s. Estimate 5,500 — 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Comprising: a necklace designed as an articulated serpent set with cabochon turquoise, the head decorated with rose diamonds and garnet eyes, length approximately 400mm, inscribed J.R.C & M.A.C 1856-1906; and a hinged bangle set with graduated lines of turquoise and seed pearls, suspending a heart-shaped turquoise locket, inner circumference... [Lire la suite]

18 février 2015

Collection of amethyst jewels, 1820s and later

Collection of amethyst jewels, 1820s and later. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Comprising: a necklace designed as a series of oval amethysts within cannetille work and seed pearl frames, to plain mesh linking, length approximately 420mm; a pair of earrings, each set with a pear-shaped amethyst, within a cannetille work, half seed pearl and circular-cut chrysoberyl frames, hoop fittings; the bracelet designed as series of oval amethysts between quatrefoil... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2015

Gold and enamel necklace/pair of bracelets, 1830s

Gold and enamel necklace-pair of bracelets, 1830s. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as a series of oval enamel plaques depicting the regional dress of various Swiss Cantons, within cannetille work frames, length approximately 420mm, fitted case. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels London, 18 Mar 2015, 10:30 AM
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18 février 2015

Enamel and diamond brooch, late 18th century and later

Enamel and diamond brooch, late 18th century and later. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as a butterfly, the polychrome enamel wings each within a later cannetille work frame, accented with cushion-shaped diamonds and rubies, later brooch fitting. Provenance: By family tradition this brooch is part of the jewel mentioned in the memoirs of pianist Alexandre Rey Colaços, 'Os Colaço, Uma Família Portuguesa Em Tânger', 'Ainda existe nas mãos da minha sobrinha Concesa Matheros, um... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2015

Amethyst and diamond demi-parure, early and mid 19th century

Amethyst and diamond demi-parure, early and mid 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Comprising: a brooch/pendant designed as a Saint-Esprit suspending a carved and inlayed oval amethyst, set with cushion-shaped and rose diamonds; and a similarly set pair of earrings, five rose diamonds deficient,hook fittings, fitted case.  Sotheby's. Fine Jewels London, 18 Mar 2015, 10:30 AM
18 février 2015

Gold and garnet parure, early 19th century

Gold and garnet parure, early 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Comprising: a necklace, pair of bracelets, pendent cross, hair comb surmount, four brooches and a pair of earrings, set with flat-cut foil backed garnets, necklace length approximately 410mm, earrings with post fittings, each bracelet length approximately 170mm, fitted case.  Literature: Cf: Ginny Redington Dawes and Olivia Collings, "Georgian Jewellery 1714-1830", Antique Collectors' Club, 2007, page... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2015

Collection of twenty three jewellery designs on twenty two sheets, second half of the 18th century

Collection of twenty three jewellery designs on twenty two sheets, second half of the 18th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Comprising: twenty three designs in pen and ink wash on laid paper on twenty two sheets, including one sheet with design to the obverse and reverse, some bearing Amsterdam watermark, each measuring approximately 380mm x 240mm, folio.  Notes: Each of the... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2015

Graff Sapphire and Diamond Beaded Tassel Secret Watch for Baselworld 2015

Graff Sapphire and Diamond Beaded Tassel Secret Watch for Baselworld 2015.   The Gouache Rendering of the Graff Sapphire and Diamond Beaded Tassel Secret Watch. Baselworld will be held March 19 – 26 in Basel, Switzerland. (Source Jewelry News)
14 août 2014

LaCloche Paris Art Deco Amethyst Buddha Pin

LaCloche Paris Art Deco Amethyst Buddha Pin. Photo courtesy Bentley & Skinner A LaCloche Art Deco amethyst buddha pin, the pin comprising a carved amethyst buddha, embellished with rose-cut diamond-set halo, centre and fleur-de-lis base, all set to a platinum mount and pin, signed LaCloche Freres, gross weight 6.6 grams, circa 1920. Price: $14,787.50 Bentley & Skinner. 55 Piccadilly, London, W1J ODX, United Kingdom. +44 (0) 2076 290 651
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14 août 2014

Cindy Chao & Sarah Jessica Parker co-design 'Ballerina Butterfly' brooch to be auctioned at Sotheby's Hong Kong

The “Ballerina Butterfly” Brooch (Est. HK$6 – 7 million / US$750,000 – 950,000). HONG KONG.- Contemporary fine jewelry artist Cindy Chao, globally recognized for her intricate designs of rare, colorful gemstones, has collaborated with actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist Sarah Jessica Parker on a singular jewelry creation. The 2014 Black Label Masterpiece “Ballerina Butterfly” brooch (Est. HK$6 – 7 million / US$750,000 – 950,000), co-designed by Chao and Parker, will be auctioned at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and... [Lire la suite]


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