Hommage à ma mère, Madame Truong Khac Huê, qui adorait les bijoux, qui m'a traîné très jeune chez les bijoutiers et à mon père qui adorait les lui offrir

05 septembre 2021

A green-glazed incense burner, Boshan lu, and a pair of brown-glazed 'hunting scene' jars, Eastern Han dynasty

Lot 1099. A green-glazed incense burner, Boshan lu, and a pair of brown-glazed 'hunting scene' jars, Eastern Han dynasty; 23 and 35 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 20,160 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Boshan lu: Bonhams San Francisco, 25th June 2013, Lot 8177. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

02 août 2021

Four gold and gem repoussé rings, Champa, 14th century

Lot 1022. A gold and cabochon star sapphire repoussé ring, Champa, 14th century; d. 2.2 cm; 18.9 grams. Estimate: 13,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 35,280 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Tuyêt Nguyêt and Stephen Markbreiter Collection. Literature: Susan Ollemans, 'Ancient Gold Rings from Asia. The Tuyet Nguyet Collection’, Arts of Asia, July-August 2017, pl. 21. Lot 1048. A gold and blue-gem 'four-pointed lotus' ring, Possibly  Champa, 14th century; d.... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2021

Prices Soar at Doyle’s Important Jewelry Auction as Sale Total Doubles Expectations

Prices soared at Doyle's June 17 auction of Important Jewelry reflecting the current robust market and Doyle's ability to achieve exceptional prices. Bidders from around the globe vied for luxurious jewelry from prominent collections and distinguished estates across the country. Among the dazzling offerings were jewels by the world’s most prestigious makers, including Graff, Cartier, Harry Winston, David Webb, Van Cleef & Arpels and Tiffany & Co. With a pre-sale estimate of $2,063,600-3,083,400, the stunning sale total of... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2021

Precious Metals: Important Jewelry by Alexander Calder sold at Christie's NY 14 may 2021

Lot 152. Alexander Calder (1898-1976), Necklace, brass and nickel silver wire, 10 ½ x 10 ¾ in. (26.7 x 27.3 cm.) Executed circa 1930. Estimate USD 250,000 - USD 350,000. Price realised USD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Provenance: Private collection, gift of the artist, circa 1930Gallery Fifty/50, New YorkPrivate collection, New YorkJames Goodman Gallery, New YorkAcquired from the above by the present owner, 2014. This work is registered in the archives of the... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2021

Christie's Magnificent Jewels New York features The Dancing Sun and The Chrysler Diamond

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York announces the June 8 auction of Magnificent Jewels and the preceding Jewels Online sale from May 20 to June 4. The auction includes a significant selection of colored diamonds, colorless diamonds, and gemstones, along with signed pieces by Bvlgari, Cartier, Graff, Harry Winston, JAR, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimates range from $10,000 to $3,500,000. An exhibition by appointment will be held at Christie’s New York from June 4-7.The June 8th auction is led by an... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2021

Christie's to offer the Spectacle: A 100 carat D-colour Internally Flawless diamond

The Spectacle, a 100.94cts, D colour, IF diamond estimated at $12-18 million. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 GENEVA.- On 12 May Christie’s will present the Spectacle, a 100.94 carat, D-colour Internally Flawless diamond, estimated at $12,000,000-18,000,000, as a highlight of the Geneva Magnificent Jewels auction.THE SIZEThe diamond was cut from a rare 207.29 carat rough stone. The incredible size and impeccable quality made the rough diamond extremely unusual and valuable. It was unearthed in 2016 at Zarnitsa... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2021

Best Three at Poly Auction Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, 22 April 2021

Lot 2136. A Magnificent Jadeite Bangle. Estimate Upon Request. Sold price HKD 36,000,000 (USD 4,615,385). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The cylindrical jadeite bangle of excellent translucency, with vivid green color, measuring approximately 56.87 mm (inner diameter), and 12.59mm (thickness), weighing 441.89 carats in total. HK Jade & Stone Lab, 2021, report no. KJ 102669, natural Fei Cui-Type A. Lot 2137. An Exceptional 8.07 Carat Burmese ‘Pigeon’s Blood’ Ruby And Diamond... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2021

Two ultra-rare bangles steal the show at Sotheby's Hong Kong

HONG KONG.- Two breathtaking bangles, each representing in their very own way the pinnacle of bracelet design, stole the show at Sotheby’s Hong Kong yesterday:• A diamond and rock crystal bracelet combining the legendary artistry and craftsmanship of Cartier with a phenomenal 63.66-carat pear-shaped internally flawless white diamond, sold for HK$46,877,000 / US$6,036,350. Lot 1744. Cartier | 'L’Odyssée de Cartier – Parcours d’un Style' 63.66 carats Internally Flawless Diamond and Rock Crystal... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2021

A diamond-set forehead pendant (chand-tikka) from the collection of Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63)

Lot 123. A diamond-set forehead pendant (chand-tikka) from the collection of Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63), wife of Maharajah Ranjit Singh (1780-1839) Punjab, Probably Lahore, first half of the 19th Century; 8.6 cm. max.; 32.5 g. Est: £90,000 - £120,000. Sold: £105,000. Courtesy Bonhams. of silver set with diamonds, in the form of a crescent, surmounted by a central trefoil motif, a smaller crescent suspended above with teardrop pendants, the lower edge with pendent fish and emerald flanked by further teardrop pendants, later... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2021

Christie’s Hong Kong Presents Magnificent Jewels Spring Auction Highlights Featuring The Sweet Heart 4.19 carat Fancy Vivid Pink

The Sweet Heart – a 4.19 Carat Fancy Vivid Pink VVS1 Diamond Ring. Estimate: HK$43 Million – 60 Million/ US$5.5 Million – 7.5 Million. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Hong Kong – Christie’s is proud to announce the Magnificent Jewels live auction to be held on 23 May, 2021, offering 211 lots. One of the leading highlights is The Sweet Heart – a 4.19 Carat Fancy Vivid Pink VVS1 Diamond Ring (estimate: HK$43 Million – 60 Million/ US$5.5 Million – 7.5 Million), and also a thoughtfully curated selection of dazzling diamonds,... [Lire la suite]
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