03 mars 2014

Natural Pearl and Diamond Bracelet, 1920s

Natural Pearl and Diamond Bracelet, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a series of plaques set with natural pearls and circular-cut diamonds, length approximately 170mm. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP Accompanied by The Gem & Pearl Laboratory report no. 09332, stating that the nine pearls tested were found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. London | 26 Mar 2014, 10:00 AM - www.sothebys.com
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28 février 2014

Gem set, enamel and diamond vanity case, Lacloche Frères, 1920s

Lot 285. Gem set, enamel and diamond vanity case, Lacloche Frères, 1920s. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 68,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Of Chinoiserie design, set to the top with three carved jadeite plaques inset with cabochon sapphires and rubies, connected by millegrain-set rose diamonds, the edge of key design applied with black enamel, accented with barrel motifs set with polished jadeite, rose diamonds and red enamel, opening to reveal three compartments, lipstick holder and mirror,... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2013

Emerald and diamond jabot pin, Raymond Yard, 1920s

Emerald and diamond jabot pin, Raymond Yard, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's Composed of two carved emerald beads, accented with single-cut and baguette diamonds, signed Yard. Estimate 4,000-5,000 GBP NOTE: Raymond C. Yard began his jewellery career at the age of thirteen in 1898 at Marcus & Co rising through the ranks, learning all the aspects of the industry, from production to sales. Some 20 years after he first began his career s at Marcus & Co. Yard was the most sought after salesman on the floor, soon gaining... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2013

Jadeite and Diamond Necklace, Janesich, 1920s

Jadeite and Diamond Necklace, Janesich, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's Composed of a graduated row of jadeite beads with an open work plaque clasp set with single-cut and rose diamonds, length approximately 480mm, clasp signed Janesich and numbered, French assay and maker's marks. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBP Accompanied by a report from the Gem & Pearl Laboratory no. 08038, stating that samples of jadeite jade showed no evidence of treatment. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. London | 11 juil. 2013, 10:30... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2013

Gem-set desk clock, Cartier, 1920s. 

Gem-set desk clock, Cartier, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's The circular yellow gold dial applied with Roman numerals, the hands set with rose-cut diamonds, to the black enamel and cabochon ruby bezel, set within a rutilated rock crystal arched case decorated with jade plaques carved in a floral pattern, respectively embellished with a rose-cut diamond and a cabochon ruby, dial signed Cartier, case engraved 'Isabel' and numbered, one rose-cut diamond and a cabochon ruby deficient on the jade plaques, slightly... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2013

Jewelled watch hanging on a braided silk cord from a matching brooch, Lacloche Frères, Paris, 1920s.

Jewelled watch hanging on a braided silk cord from a matching brooch, Lacloche Frères, Paris, 1920s. Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patricia V. Goldstein. M.170-2007. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images. The bold juxtapositioning of the red and the black in this watch shows the influence of Oriental lacquer on jewellery during the 1920s and '30s. The floating stylized flowers may also be inspired by Oriental art - in particular textile designs.Lacloche Frères were amongst the... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2013

An Art Deco ruby, emerald and diamond 'tutti-frutti' brooch, by Cartier

An Art Deco ruby, emerald and diamond 'tutti-frutti' brooch, by Cartier. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of shield-shape, set with brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, decorated with carved rubies, cabochon rubies, fluted emerald beads and calibré-cut emeralds, 1920s, 3.4 cm. Signed Cartier, no. 3419517. Estimate CHF58,000 – CHF76,000 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 15 May 2013. Geneva
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01 avril 2013

Agate and diamond desk clock, Cartier, 1920s

Agate and diamond desk clock, Cartier, 1920s - Sotheby's. The circular dial applied with Roman numerals, the hands set with rose diamonds, within a blue enamel chapter ring decorated with the inscription " bons souhaits", inset to a square agate plaque with inverted corners accented with cabochon sapphire studs, hinged strut, dial signed Cartier, numbered. Estimate: 7,000 - 9,000 GBP LITERATURE: Cf: Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti and Franco Nencini, " Le Temps de Cartier", Wrist International 1989, pages 108,... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2013

Pearl and diamond ring, 1920s

Pearl and diamond ring, 1920s - Sotheby's.   Centring on a pearl of greyish tint measuring approximately 12mm, between single-cut diamond shoulders, size 01/2. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP Accompanied by The Gem & Pearl Laboratory report, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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31 mars 2013

Opal and diamond ring, 1920s - Sotheby's

Opal and diamond ring, 1920s - Sotheby's. Centring on a rectangular black opal within a rectangular millegrain frame accented with circular- and single-cut diamonds, size M. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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