04 avril 2014

A Set of Belle Époque Diamond and Enamel Jewelry, by Paulding Farnham, Tiffany & Co

A Set of Belle Époque Diamond and Enamel Jewelry, by Paulding Farnham, Tiffany & Co. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as an openwork enamel foliate plaque, set with rose-cut diamonds and enhanced with collet-set circular-cut diamonds, to the foliate link neckchain, set with collet-set old European-cut diamonds; and a pair of ear pendants en suite, mounted in platinum and gold, circa 1900, 14¼ ins. Necklace signed Tiffany & Co., by Paulding Farnham; ear pendants not signed (2). Estimate: $150,000 –... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2013

A belle époque diamond solitaire ring, circa 1915

A belle époque diamond solitaire ring, circa 1915. Photo courtesy Bonhams. the oval-shaped diamond, weighing 6.98 carats, within a delicate openwork mounting of single-cut diamonds; mounted in platinum; size 5 1/2. Sold for US$ 458,500 (€331,909) Accompanied by GIA report #1142867326, dated July 30, 2012, stating the central diamond as: D color, VS1 clarity. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery New York. 15 Oct 2012 - www.bonhams.com

30 novembre 2013

A rare Belle Époque sapphire and diamond ring

A rare Belle Époque sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Christie'sImage Ltd 2013 Set with an oval-shaped sugarloaf cabochon, weighing approximately 21.27 carats, to the single-cut diamond gallery and shoulders, circa 1910, mounted in platinum. Estimate: $1,500,000 – $2,500,000 With report CS 57128 dated 25 September 2013 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of this material would be classified as Kashmir. No gemological evidence of heat. Clarity enhancement:... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2013

A Belle Époque Platinum and Diamond Bow Brooch by Cartier,

A Belle Époque Platinum and Diamond Bow Brooch by Cartier. Circa 1906. Photo courtesy Wartski centred by a floral diamond cluster, a row of diamonds running through the centre of the black moiré silk, the border set with rose cut diamonds, all mounted in platinum. Signed ‘Cartier, Paris, Londres’. Inventory Number: 4347(?). Length: 5.2cm. Price on request. For comparable examples see page 48 of The Cartier Collection (Flammarion, 2004) Cartier’s jewellery designs during this... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2013

A belle époque diamond, pearl and conch pearl négligée pendant, circa 1910

A belle époque diamond, pearl and conch pearl négligée pendant, circa 1910,  Photo Bonhams
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07 mai 2013

Broche Belle Époque émail et diamants, par Boucheron

Broche Belle Époque émail et diamants, par Boucheron. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Figurant un papillon, le corps serti de diamants taille ancienne, les ailes en émail polychrome (éclats) rehaussées de diamants taillés en roses et d'un diamant taille ancienne, monture en or et platine (accidents),poids brut: 30.60 gr., dans son écrin, 1907. Accompagnée d'une lettre de la maison Boucheron. Estimate €10,000 – €15,000 Ce délicat papillon retrouvé dans les archives de la maison Boucheron a été réalisé en... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2012

A belle époque emerald and diamond brooch/pendant, circa 1910

A belle époque emerald and diamond brooch/pendant, circa 1910. Photo Bonhams Set to the centre with a square-cut emerald and single-cut diamond cluster, to an openwork border set with swags and floral garlands, within a quatrefoil frame, millegrain-set throughout with single and brilliant-cut diamonds and calibré and circular-cut emeralds, diamonds approximately 4.80 carats total, detachable brooch fitting, one emerald deficient, length 5.2cm. Sold for £23,750  Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 25 Apr 2012. London,... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2012

A belle époque freshwater natural pearl, ruby and diamond brooch, circa 1905

A belle époque freshwater natural pearl, ruby and diamond brooch, circa 1905.  Photo Bonhams The circular-cut ruby and single-cut diamond fluttering ribbon bow surmount suspending a large freshwater baroque pearl drop with rose-cut diamond cap, within a millegrain-set single-cut diamond wreath surround, accented by calibré-cut ruby ribbons, length 4.0cm, cased by Kirkby & Bunn, successors to Streeter, 44 Old Bond Street. Sold for £8,125  Accompanied by a certificate from SSEF stating that the pearl is... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2012

A belle époque diamond brooch, circa 1900

A belle époque diamond brooch, circa 1900. Photo Bonhams Designed as a lacework bow, the tie and ribbon highlighted with collet-set Jubilee and old brilliant-cut diamonds, within a border of single-cut diamonds, all within millegrain-settings, later brooch fitting, total diamond weight very approximately 7.60 carats total, length 5.4cm. Sold for £13,125  Note: This brooch is similar in taste to the delicate lacework jewels by Massin and Lalique, circa 1880, which were designed to be stiched over the tulle... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2012

A Belle Époque Diamond and Emerald 'Eglantine' Necklace, by Cartier

A Belle Époque Diamond and Emerald 'Eglantine' Necklace, by Cartier. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Designed as a graduated dog rose garland, the five flowerheads with pavé-set diamond petals, old-cut diamond collet stamens and emerald detail, linked by pavé-set diamond twigs and leaves, enhanced by emerald berries, mounted in platinum and gold, 1906, 58.0 cm. Accompanied by certificate of authenticity no. GE2012-40 dated 6 March 2012 from Cartier - Estimate CHF550,000 - CHF740,000 ($604,850 -... [Lire la suite]
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