15 février 2009

Lacquer and Diamond Cigarette Case, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1920s

Lacquer and Diamond Cigarette Case, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1920s The rectangular case decorated with black and red lacquer, with a central panel depicting an Oriental view in two-tone gold work, the arched thumb piece highlighted with rose-cut diamonds when depressed opens to reveal a single compartment, measurements approximately 80mm x 60mm x 16mm, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered. Estimate 3,000—4,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. 19 Mar 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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05 décembre 2008

A pair of pearl and diamond pendent earrings, mounted in the 1920s

A pair of pearl and diamond pendent earrings, mounted in the 1920s Each pearl drop with a single and rose-cut diamond cap, suspended from a long articulated line of collet-set old brilliant-cut diamonds, connected by single-cut diamond foliate motifs, diamonds approximately 1.50 carats total, several stones deficient, screw fittings, length 7.8cm. Sold for £17,400 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 4 Dec 2008. New Bond Street. Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved - www.bonhams.com
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01 décembre 2008

Gem-set desk clock, Cartier, 1920s

Gem-set desk clock, Cartier, 1920s 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 imperfect - Estimate 8,000--12,000 CHF -... [Lire la suite]
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