14 mai 2019

Natural pearl and diamond necklace, 19th century and later

Lot 351. Natural pearl and diamond necklace, 19th century and later. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 CHF. Lot sold 250,000 CHF. Courtesy Sotheby's Designed as a graduated line of button shaped pearls suspending a fringe of natural pearl drops measuring from approximately 12.90 x 14.00 x 17.00mm to approximately 9.45 x 9.80 x 12mm, accented with rose diamonds, inner circumference approximately 380mm. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 106333, stating that the nineteen drop-shaped pearls,... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2019

A jewelled and enamelled gold necklace, North India, Rajasthan, 19th century and later

Lot 185. A jewelled and enamelled gold necklace, North India, Rajasthan, 19th century and later; central bar: 11.5cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP (8,696 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. comprising a straight rigid bar with five beads with attached reticulated flowerheads, and geometric gem-set and enamelled beads hanging with miniature seed pearl fringes, two round enamelled beads, hanging strands composed of three rows of green gems, textile and... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2015

A 19th century and later gem-set and enamel salamander brooch

A 19th century and later gem-set and enamel salamander brooch. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€5,500 - 8,300). Photo Bonhams. Modelled as a green enamel salamander with cushion-shaped rubies along the back and collar, cabochon ruby eyes and a rose-cut diamond highlight to the head, the belly of striped golden and white enamel, suspended from a double-chain terminating in a white enamel plaque with an oval cabochon emerald at the centre and suspending two pearls, the whole suspended from a similar later plaque set with... [Lire la suite]