14 février 2009

Citrine And Diamond Dress Ring, Sterlé, 1950s

Citrine And Diamond Dress Ring, Sterlé, 1950s Set with oval and circular-cut citrines of various sizes and tints to a central crescent motif highlighted with circular- and single-cut diamonds, size L, signed Sterlé and numbered, French assay marks. Estimate 3,000—4,000 GBP NOTE: Cf: Viviane Jutheau, Sterlé, Éditions Vecteurs, Paris, 1990, for an illustration of a very similar ring together with a necklace set with citrines owned by a French actress Claude Nollier and appeared in Vogue in 1953. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. 19... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2009

18 karat gold, enamel and diamond brooch, Jean Fouquet, 1950s

18 karat gold, enamel and diamond brooch, Jean Fouquet, 1950s The stylized wave motif decorated with segments of blue plique-à-jour enamel accented with gold leaves, alternating with narrow bands of deep green guilloché enamel, the crest accented with small old-mine diamonds, mounted in 18 karat gold, signed Jean Fouquet, assay mark. With signed box.  Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 04 Feb 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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30 décembre 2008

Ruby, pink sapphire and emerald brooch, Suzanne Belperron and a topaz and pink sapphire ring, 1950s

Ruby, pink sapphire and emerald brooch, Suzanne Belperron and a topaz and pink sapphire ring, 1950s The brooch set with step-cut pink sapphires, cabochon rubies, square- and fancy-cut emeralds, French assay and maker's marks, together with a ring set at the centre with a step-cut pink topaz bordered by half moon-shaped pink sapphires, size 54, with ring sizer, French assay marks, all mounted in yellow gold, unillustrated. Estimate 10,000--15,000 CHF - Lot Sold.  42,500 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels.|19 Nov 08.... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2008

Aquamarine, sapphire and diamond ring, Suzanne Belperron, 1950s

Aquamarine, sapphire and diamond ring, Suzanne Belperron, 1950s Of oblong form, set at the centre with a step-cut aquamarine bordered by oval and circular-cut similar stones, marquise-shaped sapphires, circular-, single- and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, French assay and maker's marks. Estimate 10,000--15,000 CHF - Lot Sold.  25,000 CHF NOTE : Lots176 to 179 are the work of the talented and intensely private designer Suzanne Belperron. Born Suzanne Vuillerme in 1900, she left her village near the Swiss... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2008

Sapphire and ruby brooch, Suzanne Belperron, 1950s

Sapphire and ruby brooch, Suzanne Belperron, 1950s The brooch of foliate inspiration designed as a stylised bunch of leaves and fruits, set with carved sapphires, circular-cut and oval rubies, mounted in yellow gold, French assay and maker's marks. Estimate 10,000--15,000 CHF - Lot Sold.  28,750 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels.|19 Nov 08. Geneva. photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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30 décembre 2008

Sapphire and ruby ring, Suzanne Belperron, 1950s

Sapphire and ruby ring, Suzanne Belperron, 1950s The cabochon sapphire highlighted with oval and circular-cut ruby surrounds, mounted in yellow gold, French assay and maker's marks. Estimate 10,000--15,000 CHF - Lot Sold.  50,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels.|19 Nov 08. Geneva. photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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23 décembre 2008

Diamond Tiara, 1950s

Diamond Tiara, 1950s Designed as a graduated series of radiating fans, each centring on a flower head and foliate motif respectively, set with circular-, single- and rose-cut diamonds, inner circumference approximately 310mm, detachable, fitted tiara case. Estimate 25,000—35,000 GBP - Lot Sold 30,000 GBP Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 17 Dec 08. London. photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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17 décembre 2008

Citrine and Diamond Necklace, Cartier, 1950s

Citrine and Diamond Necklace, Cartier, 1950s Designed as a graduated series of navette- and pear-shaped citrines interspersed with brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds, signed Cartier, length approximately 410mm. Estimate 4,000—6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 20,000 GBP Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 17 Dec 08. London. photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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16 novembre 2008

Gold and emerald 'Hindou' necklace, René Boivin, 1950s

Gold and emerald 'Hindou' necklace, René Boivin, 1950s Designed as a series of graduated geometric links set with pear-shaped and circular-cut emeralds, between woven gold cords, to a similarly set clasp, French assay marks, unsigned. length approximately 340mm. Estimate 25,000—45,000 CHF LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cf: Important Jewels sale catalogue, Sotheby's London, 5th December 1997, lot 61 and René Boivin Joaillier, Francoise Caille, Les Editions de l'Amateur, Paris 1994, page 329 for examples of necklaces of similar... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2008

Gold, coral and pearl miniature sculpture, Enrico Serafini, Florence, 1950s.

Gold, coral and pearl miniature sculpture, Enrico Serafini, Florence, 1950s. Yellow gold 750. Very attractive sculpture of a head of a Medusa in fine plastically carved, salmon-red coral. Face distorted with pain and flame-like standing-up hair, decorated with 6 baroque South Sea cultured pearls of ca. 14 x 12 mm, two snakes in-between the hair, with a wing over the right ear. Golden, cylindrical, wrinkled structured neck part with an appliqued upright snake originating in the base and ending in the face. The sculpture is... [Lire la suite]
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