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

23 avril 2018

A filigree and gem-set gold necklace, Morocco, circa 1900

Lot 147. A filigree and gem-set gold necklace, Morocco, circa 1900; 21in. (53.5cm.) long. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 9,821 - USD 14,030). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Comprising twenty inverted drop-shaped panels set with emeralds alternating with pink corundun, pendant small pearls, the central panel similar but considerably larger, strung with pearl, gem spacers, modern clasp. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 26 April 2018,... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2018

A diamond-set openwork gold brooch, Fez, Morocco, early 20th century

Lot 153. A diamond-set openwork gold brooch, Fez, Morocco, early 20th century; 4in. (10.2cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 11,224 - USD 16,836). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 With raised centre surrounded by repeating elaborate floral medallions, a palmette above, the reverse with suspension loop and pin. Note: A similar pendant, in a private collection, is published in Abderrahman Slaoui, Parures en or du Maroc. Trésors des cites impériales, Casablanca, 1999,... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2018

A Moroccan diamond and emerald-set gold double-headed eagle, Morocco, second half 19th-early 20th century

Lot 154. A Moroccan diamond and emerald-set gold double-headed eagle, Morocco, second half 19th-early 20th century; 3 ½in. (9cm.) across. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 14,030 - USD 21,045). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The double-headed eagle worked in repoussé and filigree, set with rose-cut diamonds, emeralds and other gems, the reverse fluted, associated gold chain. Note: Eagles have been a symbol of royal power since pre-history, in Morocco as well as in other countries. The... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2018

A diamond and emerald-set enamelled armband (bazuband), India, 19th century

Lot 142. A diamond and emerald-set enamelled armband (bazuband), India, 19th century; 2 1/8 x 5 1/8in. (5.4 x 13.2cm.). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 21,045 - USD 28,060). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Of typical form, the central panel set with diamonds around a rectangular carved emerald, a fluted emerald bead suspended below, with hinged tapering foliate panels on either side similarly set with diamonds, the reverse enamelled with red and green floral motifs on cream ground. Note:... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2018

A rare Fatimid gold armlet, Egypt or Syria, 11th century

Lot 8. A rare Fatimid gold armlet, Egypt or Syria, 11th century; 5 ¾in. (14.6cm.) diam. at widest. Estimate GBP 100,000 - GBP 150,000 (USD 140,300 - USD 210,450). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The twisted band of the hinged bracelet with lines of calligraphy on alternate facets, the interior with continuous knotted strapwork, the bezel with a cruciform motif set with an emerald and green glass beads, the interstices of the cruciform with three filigree domes surrounded by small pearls, attachment pin... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2018

David Morris Diamonds

David Morris. Important diamond necklace comprising pear, oval & round brilliant-cut diamonds. Total weight 102.81cts. © David Morris David Morris. Pair of 22.30ct white diamond pear shape earrings with fancy intense pink emerald cut diamonds. © David Morris David Morris. 22.22ct D Internally Flawless pear shape diamond. © David Morris David Morris. Fancy shape white diamond necklace comprising round, oval, pear & heart shape diamonds. Total weight 115.50cts. © David Morris ... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2018

Indian Jewelry at Sotheby's London, 25 Apr 2018

Lot 155. A gem-set and enamelled necklace, earrings and ring, India, circa 19th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby’s 2018.   the gold necklace composed of rectangular beads each depicting a flower with a central diamond set in the kundan technique, red enamel petals against a green criss-cross design, the reverse enamelled with red and green floral blossoms on a white ground, with hanging gem-set and seed pearl beads, matching pendant earrings, together with a large... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2018

Gold, Turquoise and Diamond Grande and Petite Repeating Desk Clock with Alarm, Cartier

Lot 381. Gold, Turquoise and Diamond Grande and Petite Repeating Desk Clock with Alarm, Cartier. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 275,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Composed of a rectangular reeded gold case with polished gold base, the silvered dial with buff-top turquoise and round diamond indicators, the hands applied with rose-cut diamonds, with subsidiary dial for alarm with arrow-form hands, minute repeating pusher at top applied with turquoise cabochon, manual... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2018

Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond and Diamond Ring

Lot 46. 11.71 carats Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond and 10.15 carats Diamond Ring. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Lot sold 639,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. Of crossover design, set with an oval-shaped Fancy Intense Yellow diamond weighing 11.71 carats and an oval-shaped near colorless diamond weighing 10.15 carats, flanked by shield-shaped diamonds, size 5¾, signed Krashes.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 1182765406 stating that the 11.71 carat diamond is Fancy... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2018

An Exceptional Emerald

Lot 135. An Exceptional 6.33 carats Colombian Emerald. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Lot sold 1,095,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's2018. The unmounted emerald-cut emerald weighing 6.33 carats. Accompanied by AGL report no. 1089396 stating that the emerald is of Classic Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: none. Together with a letter from AGL stating that the emerald possesses "an exemplary combination of color and superior clarity, combined with an absence of enhancement and fine cut." ... [Lire la suite]
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