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

16 janvier 2020

A Men’s Armband (gelangsarung), KaroBatak, North Sumatra, 19h Century

A Men’s Armband (gelangsarung), KaroBatak, North Sumatra, 19h Century. Length: 11.5 cm; Width: 9.5cm; Weight: 192 grams. Price On Request. © Susan Ollemans. “Earlier pieces like this arm-band, can be recognized by their smaller size, simple elegance and smooth patina.” (Richter A and Carpenter B, Gold Jewellery Indonesian Archipelago p 381)The inner tube is made from bronze.Very fine filigree work with granulation decorates the two knobbed arm-band. Worn by noblemen and thought to possess apotropaic properties that would... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2020

Finger Ring, Burma, Pyu Period, ca. 9th century

Finger Ring, Burma, Pyu Period, ca. 9th century. Size: US8.75; Weight: 9 grams. Price On Request. © Susan Ollemans. The cast ring has a vessica-shaped, flat bezel swelling from a tapered hoop with well-defined central rib and a shoulder scored with two incised lines. The bezel is engraved, with a goddess shown kneeling while holding an offering in her upraised right hand. She is facing the curved double prow of a vessel. Susan Ollemans. 13 Georgian House, 10 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AA, United... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2020

A Gold Granulated Bead Necklace, Bugis, East Sulawesi, Late 19th Century

A Gold Granulated Bead Necklace, Bugis, East Sulawesi, Late 19th Century. Weight: 82.9 grams. Price On Request. © Susan Ollemans. A fine gold necklace of 31 graded beads pierced and granulated. The quality of the piercing and granulations speaks to the excellence of the goldsmiths that were of Muslim origin working along the east coast of Sulawesi. Susan Ollemans. 13 Georgian House, 10 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AA, United Kingdom - Tel: + 44 ( 0 ) 7775566356... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2020

A Gold and Diamond Bangle, Jambi, Eastern Sumatra, Early 20th Century

A Gold and Diamond Bangle, Jambi, Eastern Sumatra, Early 20th Century. Diameter: 6 cm; Weight: 43.5 grams. Price On Request. © Susan Ollemans. A rigid gold bangle inset with rose-cut intan diamonds set in silver within a border of gold granulation. Susan Ollemans. 13 Georgian House, 10 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AA, United Kingdom - Tel: + 44 ( 0 ) 7775566356 - Email: sue@ollemans.com
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18 décembre 2019

An impressive pair of diamond earrings, Cartier

Lot 92. An impressive pair of diamond earrings, Cartier. Estimate $75,000 - $95,000. Sold for US$ 85,000. © Bonhams. each suspending pendants featuring three pear-shaped brilliant-cut diamonds, weighing from 1.43 to 2.55 carats, surmounted by a pair of round brilliant-cut diamonds; signed Cartier, no. 864421; estimated total diamond weight: 13.59 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 1 1/4 in. Accompanied by GIA report # 2205067157, dated February 20, 2019, stating the 1.43 carat pear-shaped... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2019

A fine sapphire and diamond 'Trombino' ring, Bulgari

Lot 60.  A fine 16.98 carats Burmese sapphire and diamond 'Trombino' ring, Bulgari. Estimate $180,000 - $250,000. Sold for US$ 200,000. © Bonhams. of raised dome design, horizontally-set with a rectangular-shaped step-cut sapphire, weighing 16.98 carats, flanked by a graduated row of baguette-cut diamonds, to a surround of pavé-set round brilliantcut diamonds; signed Bulgari; estimated total diamond weight: 4.90 carats; mounted in platinum; size 6 Accompanied by... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2019

A very fine fancy colored diamond and diamond ring

Lot 91.  A very fine 2.46 carats Fancy Pink-Purple diamond and 2.01 carats diamond ring. Estimate $350,000 - $550,000. Sold for US$ 250,000. © Bonhams. of bypass design, set with a pear-shaped modified brilliant-cut Fancy Pink-Purple diamond, weighing 2.46 carats, and a pear-shaped modified brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 2.01 carats; mounted in 18k white gold; size 6 3/4  Accompanied by a photocopy of GIA report # 6177519321, dated May 18, 2016, stating the 2.46 carat... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2019

Natural pearl Jewelry from the Rothschild Family sold at Christie's. Magnificent Jewels, New York, 11 December 2019

Property from the Rothschild Family Including the Late Baroness Edouard de Rothschild and the Late Jacqueline de Rothschild Piatigorsky. Lot 426. Double-strand natural pearl, diamond and sapphire necklace. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 393,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Seventy-eight button and slightly drop-shaped natural pearls ranging from 10.83 to 8.07 mm, old-cut diamonds, oval and pear-shaped sapphires, 18k gold, shortest strand 14 ¾ ins. SSEF, 2019, report no. 104866: Natural Pearls,... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2019

The FINE JEWELS sale achieves a total of €6,245,000/ £5,283,418/ $6,937,128 at Christie's Paris

Paris – The Jewellery department is pleased with the solid results achieved today, despite today’s national strike. Collectors are continuously eager to acquire rare stones of prestigious provenances, especially couloured diamonds such as an Orangy-Pink diamond-ring which had been acquired for €646,000 against a presale estimate of €70,000-80,000 and a fancy light pink diamond-ring by de Beers realised €310,000, more than six times its low estimate of €50,000. Further highlights included a rectangular cut-corned diamond... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2019

A rare and important diamond necklace, Shinde

Lot 356. A rare and important diamond necklace, Shinde. Estimate GBP 100,000 - GBP 200,000. Price realised GBP 539,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Elongated baguette, rectangular and square-cut diamonds, inner circumference 43.0 cm, circa 1954, unsigned. Note: Cf. R. Keswani, Shinde Jewels, New York, 2004, p. 39 for a series of ink and watercolour renderings of diamond scroll necklaces, one of which is near-identical to the necklace in question, p. 77 for the plate caption... [Lire la suite]
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