24 mars 2017

Lisbon, Portugal by Ron Gessel

Lisbon, Portugal by Ron Gessel
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24 mars 2017

Secret Swiss 'castle find' collection to be offered at Bonhams Spa Classic sale

921 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost Double Phaëton. Estimate €600,000 - 800,000 (£520,000 - 690,000). Photo: Bonhams. STAVELOT.- Barn finds have long been considered the holy grail of motoring discoveries, but a ‘castle find’ is in an altogether different league. A collection of 12 classic motor cars has been unearthed in a Swiss schloss and will be offered, all without reserve, at Bonhams Spa Classic sale on 21 May at the legendary Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.  Amongst the 12-strong collection are... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2017

A highly-important imperial Mughal spinel, India, dated 1024 AH/1615 AD and 1070 AH/1659 AD

Lot 191. A highly-important imperial Mughal spinel, inscribed with the names of emperors Jahangir, Prince Khurram and ‘Alamgir (Aurangzeb), India, dated 1024 AH/1615 AD and 1070 AH/1659 AD. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the pinkish stone weighing approximately 54.5 carats, incised with nasta'liq calligraphy, pierced through the centre and set with a later gold chain and hanging seed-pearl and metal-thread pendant, in bespoke velvet-lined box, with accompanying type-written... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2017

An Ottoman gem-set brooch bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdülhamid II (r.1876-1909), Turkey, circa 1900

Lot 240. An Ottoman gem-set brooch bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdülhamid II (r.1876-1909), Turkey, circa 1900. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. designed with a central diamond between two gem-set flags (one emerald and the other ruby), with miniature copper roundel above with tughra within diamond-set crescent moon emanating rays, fastening pin to reverse, in bespoke velvet-lined box with initial 'A' surmounted by a crown. Quantity: 2 - brooch: 8.5 by... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2017

Venice by Ron Gessel

Venice by Ron Gessel, Photographer- Art director, Amsterdam, Netherlands www.rongessel.com
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23 mars 2017

Art Deco Coloured Stone, Diamond and Enamel 'Bird' Brooch, Lacloche Frères, Paris, circa 1930

Lot 1730. Art Deco Coloured Stone, Diamond and Enamel 'Bird' Brooch, Lacloche Frères, Paris, circa 1930. Estimate 600,000 — 750,000 HKD (67,756 - 84,695 EUR). Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. The openwork circular plaque depicting a calibré-cut ruby, sapphire, emerald and onyx bird amidst similarly-set floral blossoms, enhanced by black enamel branches and diamond collet details, to the old-cut diamond border together weighing approximately 3.00 carats, mounted in platinum, circa 1930, signed... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2017

Platinum, Moonstone, Diamond, Enamel, Onyx and Pearl Lapel-Watch, Lacloche Frères, Paul Brandt, France, circa 1910

Lot 67. Platinum, Moonstone, Diamond, Enamel, Onyx and Pearl Lapel-Watch, Lacloche Frères, Paul Brandt, France, circa 1910. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 23,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Anchored by an oval-shaped watch case set with an oval-shaped moonstone cameo of a Greek maiden dancing with a theater mask, framed by single-cut diamonds and calibré-cut onyx, bordered by black enamel and accented by two pearls, suspended from a black cord with diamond-set rondelles, topped by a... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2017

Emerald and diamond brooch, Lacloche Frères, 1930s

Lot 221. Emerald and diamond brooch, Lacloche Frères, 1930s. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as a fountain, set with calibré-cut emeralds, circular- and single-cut diamonds, signed Lacloche, numbered, French maker's mark, case stamped Lacloche Frères.   Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva,  16 nov. 2016
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23 mars 2017

Platinum and Diamond Brooch, Lacloche, Paris, circa 1915

Lot 453. Platinum and Diamond Brooch, Lacloche, Paris, circa 1915. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 22,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. The oval-shaped plaque depicting two roses, set with old European, single and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 7.50 carats, signed Lacloche Paris, numbered 70885, with French assay and workshop marks; circa 1915.   Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels Including Property From the Collection of Marjorie S. Fisher, Palm Beach, New York,  8 déc. 2016
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23 mars 2017

Diamond Brooch, LaCloche Frères, France

Lot 540. Diamond Brooch, LaCloche Frères, France. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 11,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Of openwork design, the circular motif with milligrain-set old European-cut diamonds, flanked by curved and geometric forms, accented by single-cut and baguette diamonds, mounted in platinum, signed LaCloche Frères, with French assay and workshop marks.   Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, New York,  9 déc. 2016
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