28 juin 2014

SIEGELSON at MASTERPIECES London 2014

Suzanne Belperron. The Duchess of Windsor's Chalcedony Suite, Circa 1935. A necklace composed of a double-strand of chalcedony beads and a large flower head clasp with articulated carved blue chalcedony petals centering a cluster of cabochon sapphires, embellished by old-European-cut diamond trim; with French assay marks, set in platinum • 15 round diamonds • 8 cabochon sapphires • With maker’s mark • Length: 14 inches, flower clasp diameter: 2 1⁄8 inches. Belle Époque Diamond and Rock Crystal Corsage Ornament by Cartier, Paris,... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2014

A Belle Époque diamond devant-de-corsage brooch, by Cartier

A Belle Époque diamond devant-de-corsage brooch, by Cartier. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The pendant centering upon a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 34.08 carats, an oval-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 23.55 carats, and a marquise-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 6.51 carats, enhanced by Lily-of-the-valley links set with circular-cut diamonds, and suspended from two detachable similarly-set lines, each with a pavé-set old-cut diamond palmette terminal, mounted in platinum, 1912, pendant... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2014

Formally property of Thomas Mann. A belle époque diamond longchain, circa 1910

Formally property of Thomas Mann. A belle époque diamond longchain, circa 1910. Photo Bonhams. comprising 257 collet-set old European-cut-cut diamonds; estimated total diamond weight: 30.00 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 60in. Sold for US$ 87,500 (€63,392) Renowned German novelist Thomas Mann, the recipient of the 1929 Nobel Prize for Literature, gifted this necklace to his wife, Katharina Pringsheim. In 1901, at the age of 26, Mann first published 'Buddenbrooks'. This marked a point of early success in his career, and most... [Lire la suite]
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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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