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

13 décembre 2021

Claude H. Sorbac : la collection d’une vie, René Lalique

Sotheby’s is honoured to present the collection of a lifetime, assembled by Claude Henri Roger Sorbac, centered on the designs of René Lalique.  This collection explores the work of René Lalique, an Avant-garde artist designer who worked in a variety of fields: jewellery, goldsmithery, illustration, sculpture, and of course glassware. Lalique pioneered the use of innovative materials such as glass, tortoiseshell, ivory and horn, as well as metals such as aluminium, bronze and copper, combined with other rarer materials such as... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2021

Mauboussin broche 'Giardinetto' Art déco

Lot 63. Mauboussin broche 'Giardinetto' Art déco. Estimate €10,000-€15,000. © Christie's 2021 METAL: platinum (950) (customs mark)DIAMONDS: circular-cut, single-cut, kite-shaped and baguette-cut diamonds of approximate weight of 1.5-2.5 caratsSAPPHIRES: square-shaped cushion-cut sapphire of 22.37 carats and engraved, carved, fancy sapphiresEMERALDS: engraved, carved and fancy-shaped emeralds of approximate weight of 11.5-14.5 caratsRUBIES: fancy-shaped cabochon rubies of approximate weight of 0.9-1.5... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2021

Jean Fouquet, Collier Art Déco Aigues-Marines

Lot 17. Jean Fouquet, Collier Art Déco Aigues-Marines. Estimate €100,000-€150,000. © Christie's 2021 METAL: platinum (950) and 18k (750) white gold (French assay marks)DIAMONDS: circular-cut, old-cut and single-cut diamonds with approximate total weight of 2.5-3.5 caratsAQUAMARINES: emerald-cut aquamarines with approximate total weight of 96.0-118.0 caratsCORAL: flat rectangular coral cabochonDATE: circa 1935MARKS: signed FOUQUET, maker’s mark (Jean Fouquet)CASE: official J.Fouquet Paris brown leather... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2021

Cartier Broche Belle Époque Nœud Diamants

Lot 37. Cartier Broche Belle Époque Nœud Diamants. Estimate €150,000-€200,000. © Christie's 2021 METAL: 18k (750) white gold (French assay marks) and platinum (950)DIAMONDS: round-corned square modified brilliant-cut, old-cut, marquise-cut, single-cut ,oval and pear-shaped diamonds with approximate total weight of 22.0-27.0 caratsCERTIFICATE: GIA, 2017, report no. 5182713682: 4.92 carats, F color, VS2 clarity, no fluoDATE: circa 1900MARKS: signed Cartier Paris, Londres, New York, maker's mark,... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2021

Van Cleef & Arpels: Art Deco amethyst, jade, diamond and enamel nécessaire, circa 1925-30

Lot 58. Van Cleef & Arpels: Art Deco amethyst, jade, diamond and enamel nécessaire, circa 1925-30. Sold for £ 31,500 (€ 36,738) (Est: £4,000 - £6,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The cover set with buff-top sugarloaf amethysts and rose cut diamonds between borders of carved and fluted jade panels, rose-cut diamonds and black enamel, opening to reveal a mirror, two powder compartments and a lipstick holder, via a rose-cut diamond-set thumbpiece, enamel with losses, signed Van Cleef & Arpels Paris, numbered... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2021

Natural pearl and diamond earrings, late 19th century

Lot 109. Natural pearl and diamond earrings, late 19th century. Sold for £ 94,000 (€ 109,633) (Est: £20,000 - £30,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each drop-shaped pearl suspended from a line of old brilliant-cut diamonds, length 3.1cm. Accompanied by a report from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory stating that each pearl is natural, saltwater. Report number 20767, dated 16th November 2021. Bonhams. London Jewels, London, 2 Dec 2021
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10 décembre 2021

Sapphire, diamond and natural pearl pendant, late 19th century

  Lot 119. Sapphire, diamond and natural pearl pendant, late 19th century. Sold for £ 206,500 (€ 240,844) (Est: £65,000 - £85,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Oval, with central quatrefoil motif composed of four cushion-shaped sapphires, set throughout with cushion-shaped and old brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending an 11.9mm x 10.1mm natural pearl drop, with rose-cut diamond cap, mounted in silver and gold, one sapphire stated to weigh 7.52 carats, cushion-shaped and old brilliant-cut diamonds approximately 5.70... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2021

English, circa 1600-1610, Monogram Pendant with the initials FR

Lot 4. English, circa 1600-1610, Monogram Pendant with the initials FR, partially enamelled gold, set with diamonds and rubies, with a pendant pearl, mounted as a brooch; inscribed: VIVIT POST FVNERA VIRTVS (Virtue outlives death); 39mm., 1½in., 54mm., 2⅛in. including the pearl. Lot sold: 32,760 GBP (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP). © Sotheby's. Provenance: English collection, circa 1980 - 2021. The FR Monogram Pendant: Jacobean Courtly Taste by Diana... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2021

Christie's Magnificent Jewels achieves $54.9M

  Lot 85. An important fancy vivid yellow diamond pendant of 70.19 carats, VS2 clarity. Price realized: $2,850,000 (Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021.   NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's New York December 8 auction of Magnificent Jewels achieved a total of $54,970,500 with 91% sold by lot, 94% sold by value, and 120% hammer above low estimate. There was global participation with registered bidders from 30 countries across five continents.The auction achieved... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2021

Best of Christie's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, 28 november 2021

  Lot 1961. Rare Fancy vivid blue pear modified brilliant-cut diamonds of 3.06 and 2.61 carats and diamonds earrings. Estimate HKD 48,000,000 - HKD 65,000,000 (US$6,000,000-8,000,000). © Christie's 2021 Fancy vivid blue pear modified brilliant-cut diamonds of 3.06 and 2.61 carats, pear, oval and round diamonds, platinum and gold, detachable to wear as cluster earrings, cluster earrings signed DM (David Morris). GIA, 2018, report no. 11993126: 3.06 carats, Fancy Vivid Blue colour, VS2... [Lire la suite]
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