31 mars 2019

Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 1710. 9.05 carats Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$4,500,000 — 6,000,000 / US$573,300 - 764,400. Lot Sold 4,000,000 HKD (510,240 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 9.05 carats, to the surround embellished with baguette, marquise- and pear-shaped diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold, size 6¼. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 98648, dated 7 March 2018, stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2019

Diamond Ring

Lot 1793. A D Colour, Internally Flawless 8.02 carats Type IIa Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$4,500,000 — 6,000,000 / US$573,300 - 764,400. Lot Sold 4,975,000 HKD (634,611 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing 8.02 carats, flanked by tapered baguette diamonds, size 5. Accompanied by GIA report no. 5191068431, dated 17 July 2018, stating that the diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless; further accompanied by diamond type classification... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2019

Pair of Fancy Pink-Brown Diamond and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Lot 1709. Pair of SI1 Internally Flawless 6.98 and 6.66 carats Fancy Pink-Brown Diamond and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate HK$4,600,000 — 6,000,000 / US$586,040 - 764,400. Lot Sold 5,455,000 HKD (695,840 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Each set with a pear-shaped fancy pink-brown diamond weighing 6.98 and 6.66 carats respectively, framed with oval diamonds, to the kite-shaped diamond surmount, decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2019

Jadeite and Diamond Ring

Lot 948. Jadeite and Diamond Ring. Estimate HKD: 3,200,000 - 3,800,000 (USD: 410,300 - 487,200). © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Centring on an oval translucent jadeite cabochon of intense emerald green colour, embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds totalling approximately 1.60 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Ring size: 6 1/2Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory report numbered SJ180863, 18 February 2019, stating the jadeite is natural, Intense Green colour, known in the trade as... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2019

Jadeite and diamond necklace

Lot 943. Jadeite and diamond necklace. Estimate HKD: 1,400,000 - 1,800,000 (USD: 179,500 - 230,800). © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. The necklace composed of seventy-one translucent jadeite beads of bright apple green colour with patches of emerald green colour, to a spherical clasp embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds totalling approximately 1.20 carats, mounted in 18 karat rose gold. Length approximately 690mm.Jadeite beads measuring approximately 12.15 to 7.42mm.Hong Kong Jade &... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2018

'BVLGARI. Tribute to Femininity, Magnificent Roman Jewels' at the Moscow Kremlin Museums

  Brooches and earrings. BVLGARI, 1959-1969. Gold, platinum, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, diamonds, fancy yellow diamonds. Bulgari Heritage Collection. For the first time in Russia, the Moscow Kremlin Museums will hold a retrospective exhibition, presenting pieces of high jewellery art by world-known Italian Maison BVLGARI, which history dates back more than a hundred and thirty years. Over four hundred unique pieces of high-end jewellery from the Bulgari Heritage Collection, as well as pieces from the private... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2018

Contents from the homes of legendary aesthete Pierre Bergé to be offered in Paris

PARIS.- Sotheby’s et Pierre Bergé & Associés ont l’honneur d’annoncer la vente du contenu des dernières résidences de Pierre Bergé, qui aura lieu du 29 au 31 octobre 2018 chez Sotheby’s à Paris. Toujours fidèle à ses actions de mécénat, Pierre Bergé a choisi de faire bénéficier les fondations Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent, Paris, et Jardin Majorelle, Marrakech, d’une partie du produit de la vente publique mais aussi de celui de la vente d’autres biens. Trois jours de vente seront ainsi nécessaires à la dispersion de... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2017

Palermo Chinese palace

Characterized by an unusual mix of architectural styles, the Chinese house was designed and built in 1799 by G. Venancio Marvuglia according to the taste of the "chinoiseries" turn of the century, on commission of King Ferdinand III of Bourbon, who stayed there for a long time during the forced residence in Sicily. The sovereign will hosted several friends and among the distinguished guests and admired this building is a must also remember the visit of Admiral Nelson and Lady Hamilton. The... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2017

Prince Charles Renovated This Incredible Historic Scottish Home

Prince Charles (known as the Duke of Rothesay when in Scotland) stands at the entrance to the Tapestry Room of Dumfries House, which was preserved for posterity through his efforts. Designed by the brothers Adam and furnished by cabinetmaker Thomas Chippendale, Dumfries House is considered the most gloriously intact 18th-century house in Scotland.   The ceiling in the entrance hall features ornate plaster ornamentation; a mahogany-and-brass grand orrey is situated between Doric columns. The floors are stone.   ... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2016

A private apartment in Florence, Italy

A private apartment in Florence, Italy. © Photo Francesca Pagliai
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