09 janvier 2017

Spectacular ruby and diamond parure, Asprey

Spectacular ruby and diamond parure, Asprey. Sold 2,345,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 Nov 2007, lot 371A.  Comprising: a necklace composed of a graduated line of brilliant-cut diamonds supporting at the front a fringe of oval and cushion-shaped rubies set within oval, pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamond surrounds, the five largest pear-shaped diamonds weighing 2.47, 3.01, 3.01, 3.45 and 3.58 carats respectively, the seven largest oval diamonds weighing 2.01, 2.03, 2.04, 2.07, 2.07, 2.22 and 2.60 carats respectively,... [Lire la suite]
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08 août 2014

A selection of Animal Carvings by Gerd Dreher at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, September 16, 2014

A Fine Opal Carving, "The Pig," Gerd Dreher, Idar-Oberstein, Germany, 11.70 x 7.75 x 4.70 cm. Estimate $ 20,000-30,000. carved from an impressively large Brazilian opal nodule of even and richly saturated reddish orange color, the reclining pig is realistically depicted on a patch of rough ground, the skin intricately textured to suggest fine hair, the snout and ears fashioned to reveal the highly translucent and almost transparent gem quality of the opal, the eyes inset with hand painted details. Hand... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2014

Natural history auction in Denver features world class collection of lapidary arts

  An Important Marra Mamba Tiger's Eye Slab, Mt. Brockman Station, Western Australia. Width: 154.90 cm. Estimate $ 25,000-35,000.  DENVER, CO.- Leslie Hindman Auctioneers announces the sale of the collection of 570 lots from the Estate of Mr. Cafesjian including an impressive selection of lapidary arts carvings, rare minerals and gems for its inaugural Natural History auction, which will take place on September 16, 2014 at 10AM MST. The sale will be displayed in the Denver saleroom located at 960 Cherokee Street.... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2014

Asprey. A Suite of Multi-Gem Jewelry

Asprey. A Suite of Multi-Gem Jewelry. Photo Phillips. Comprising a necklace, designed as a line of oval and circular-cut amethyst, blue-topaz, peridot, citrine and tourmaline; and a pair of earclips and ring en suite, mounted in 18K white gold, necklace length 15 3/4 inches, earclips length 1 inch, ring size 7. Signed 'Asprey' 'Italy'. Estimate $13,000 - 18,000 Phillips. JEWELS NEW YORK 30 APRIL 2014 10AM - http://phillips.com/
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27 mai 2013

A Gem-Set and Diamond Rose Brooch, Asprey

A Gem-Set and Diamond Rose Brooch, Asprey. Photo courtesy of Dupuis Fashioned as a long stemmed rose, the highly sculpted design with pavé-set pink sapphire petals, tsavorite garnet leaves and diamond-set elongated stem, mounted in 18k white gold, signed Asprey, with English hallmarks for London circa 2009. Estimate 6,000–7,500 EUR Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Jewels Spring Sale. Toronto – june 23rd, 2013
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23 mai 2013

A Pair of Large Silver-Gilt and Gem-Set Lions retailed by Asprey & Co., 20th century 

A Pair of Large Silver-Gilt and Gem-Set Lions retailed by Asprey & Co., 20th century.  Photo Christies Image Ltd 2013 Each realistically modelled, with hardstone eyes and gold and diamond-set nose, marked under rear foot, and with Swiss hallmarks/ 26 in. (66 cm.) long; 377 oz. (11,726 gr.) gross weight (2). Price Realized: $43,750 Christies. SILVER 21 May 2013.New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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22 mars 2013

Two-Color Gold, Blackened Gold, Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Emerald and Enamel Panther Head Pendant, Asprey.

Two-Color Gold, Blackened Gold, Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Emerald and Enamel Panther Head Pendant, Asprey. Photo Doyle 18 kt., the finely detailed snarling panther head set with 49 round and single-cut yellow diamonds and 141 round diamonds approximately 4.75 cts., applied with blackened gold stripes, accented by glaring emerald eyes and a red enamel tongue, with maker's mark and English hallmark,pendant fitting detachable, missing brooch fitting, approximately 38.6 dwts. Estimate $10,000-15,000 Doyle New... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2012

Two Gold-Mounted Smoky-Quartz Carved Figures Of Beavers, Retailed By Asprey, 20th Century

Two Gold-Mounted Smoky-Quartz Carved Figures Of Beavers, Retailed By Asprey, 20th Century. Photo Sotheby's both with gold claws, noses and ears and set with diamond eyes, one chewing on a log; the other on an oval brown agate base mounted with a gold band, with fitted Asprey presentation case. The first with gilt signature under tail, the second marked for Asprey on base rim and stamped 925; length of longest 9 1/4 in. 23.5 cm - Estimate 3,000-4,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2012

Asprey. Sapphire and diamond ring

Asprey. Sapphire and diamond ring
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28 juillet 2012

Globe terrestre-Horloge par Asprey

Globe terrestre-Horloge par Asprey. Photo Accademia Fine Art Les continents sont représentés en or 18 ct et chaque ville par des rubis. L' aiguille est ornée de saphirs et de petits diamants indiquant l'heure en chiffres romains eux-même sertis de diamants sur un cadran en métal ciselé et doré également orné de saphirs. Le globe est soutenu par six colonnes en cristal de roche ornées, à la base et au chapiteau, de rubis, d'émeraudes et de diamants. La base circulaire en métal doré renferme, sur un plateau en... [Lire la suite]
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