11 novembre 2019

Art Deco multi-gem clock, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 73. Art Deco multi-gem clock, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF 30,000 - CHF 60,000 (USD 30,000 - USD 60,000). Price realised CHF 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Black and white enamel, onyx, rock crystal, jade, sunstone, amethyst, rose-cut diamonds, gold, mechanical movement, circa 1926, 10.0x8.9x3.4 cm, maker’s mark, no. NY20443, green fitted Van Cleef & Arpels case. Literature: Cf. S. Raulet, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris, Éditions du Regard, 1986, p. 322 for a... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2019

Art Deco sapphire, diamond and onyx cuff

Lot 237. Art Deco sapphire, diamond and onyx cuff. Estimate CHF 120,000 - CHF 180,000 (USD 120,000 - USD 180,000). Price realised CHF 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Cabochon sapphires, circular-cut diamonds, onyx curved panels, circa 1920, inner circumference 16.8 cm, grey fitted case. Note: GEORGES FOUQUET Widely considered one of the pioneers and finest jewellers of the Art Nouveau movement, Georges Fouquet, unlike his rival Lalique, preferred to express himself... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2019

Antique diamond and enamel sarpech

Lot 197. Antique diamond and enamel sarpech. Estimate CHF 150,000 - CHF 200,000 (USD 150,000 - USD 200,000). Price realised CHF 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Vari-shaped table-cut diamonds, briolette-cut diamonds, blue, green, white and red enamel on the reverse, with plume holder, foil, gold on a lac core, 1850s, 19.0 cm, maroon fitted presentation case. Exhibited: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2014, p. 56, ill. pp. 64-65Victoria and Albert Museum,... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2019

Antique emerald bead and pearl bazuband

Lot 147. Antique Colombian emerald beads of 267.57 carats total and pearl bazuband. Estimate CHF 150,000 - CHF 200,000 (USD 150,000 - USD 200,000). Price realised CHF 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Tumbled emerald beads of 267.57 carats total, pearls, adjustable length, 1880s, restrung at a later date. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100316: Colombia, minor clarity enhancement, traditional type. Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2019

Art Deco ruby and diamond necklace, Cartier

Lot 135. Art Deco ruby and diamond necklace, Cartier. Estimate CHF 150,000 - CHF 200,000 (USD 150,000 - USD 200,000). Price realised CHF 200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Carved, bead and taviz-shaped rubies, baguette, old and single-cut diamonds, platinum, 1933, 38.5 cm, signed Cartier, red Cartier pouch. Cartier, 2001, certificate of authenticity no. GE2001-556: original piece by Cartier from 1933, shortened later. Provenance: Christie's Geneva, 14 November 2001, lot... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2019

Important diamond necklace, Sterlé

Lot 120. Important diamond necklace, Sterlé. Estimate CHF 150,000 - CHF 200,000 (USD 150,000 - USD 200,000). Price realised CHF 237,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Circular and baguette-cut diamonds, platinum and gold (French marks), 1952, 35.0 cm, signed Sterlé Paris, no. 8.023. Sterlé, 1952: copy of invoicer. Literature: Cf. V. Jutheau, Sterlé Joaillier Paris, Paris, Éditions Vecteurs, 1990, p. 65 for the photograph of an identical necklace. ... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2019

Mid-19th century ruby and diamond necklace

Lot  127. Mid-19th century Burmese ruby and diamond necklace. Estimate CHF 350,000  - CHF 550,000 (USD 350,000 - USD 550,000). Price realised CHF 615,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Oval-shaped rubies, old-cut diamonds, silver and gold, 1850s, 39.0 cm. SSEF, 2019, report no. 108342: Burma (Myanmar), no indications of heating, none to minor oil, Appendix letter. Provenance: Cornelia, Countess of Craven (1877-1961)London, 30 November 1961, lot 69. Cornelia, Countess of... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2019

Diamond earrings, JAR

Lot 136. Diamond earrings of 22.52 and 18.05 carats, JAR. Estimate CHF 220,000 - CHF 330,000 (USD 220,000 - USD 330,000). Price realised CHF 723,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Pear-shaped diamonds of 22.52 and 18.05 carats, marquise, pear and circular-cut diamonds, 5.5 cm, signed JAR Paris, pink JAR pouch. Christie's. Magnificent Jewels, Geneva, 12 November 2019 
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11 novembre 2019

A 'Cizhou' vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 255. A 'Cizhou' vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Height 34.4 cm, 13½ in. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. Lot sold: 1,875GBP. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid ribbed body rising from a short spreading foot to a rounded shoulder and narrow short straight neck, covered overall with dark brown glaze pooling above the foot revealing the buff body. Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd., London, no. 33 (according to label). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019
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11 novembre 2019

A 'Jizhou' 'papercut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 253. A 'Jizhou' 'papercut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 11.4 cm, 4½ in. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold: 2,375 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the steep rounded sides rising to a gently incurved rim, resist-decorated with three floral medallions to the interior, the exterior with a dark brown glaze imitating tortoiseshell stopping short of the unglazed foot. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 16th May 2007, lot 225. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019