21 mars 2016

A Belle Epoque diamond tiara-necklace, circa 1910

Lot 206, A Belle Epoque diamond tiara-necklace, circa 1910. Estimate £40,000 - £50,000 ($74,800 - $93,500). Price Realized £50,190 ($93,855). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2004. Designed as thirteen graduated openwork panels, set with old-cut diamonds, five of which are centred with rectangular-cut emerald simulants, circa 1910, 44.5 cm. wide, with French assay marks for platinum  Note: Sold Christie's New York 24 October 1997, lot 193, together with fitted case by Chaumet  ... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2016

A fine Belle Epoque diamond tiara-necklace, circa 1910

Lot 208, A fine Belle Epoque diamond tiara-necklace, circa 1910. Estimate £25,000 - £35,000 ($46,750 - $65,450). Price Realized £53,775 ($100,559). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2004. The nine graduated openwork panels of foliate and scroll design set with old and single-cut diamonds, with tiara fittings, circa 1910, 26.2 cm. inner circumference, in original Rood & Co. Ltd. grey leather fitted case  THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE  CHRISTIE'S. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 24... [Lire la suite]
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11 février 2016

Maîtres du Design: Exposition inédite de dessins couvrant près d'un siècle de création joaillière à Sotheby's Londres

Van Cleef & Arpels - Attributed to René-Sim Lacaze, Study for an important necklace, 1935-41.  © Sotheby's LONDON- From 18th February to 8th March 2016, Sotheby’s London is set to stage an exhibition that shines a spotlight on an aspect of jewellery which is little known, yet one that is absolutely critical to the production of all the greatest designs: the drawing preceding the jewel, which is very often a work of art in itself. The exhibition, entitled “Masters of Design”, will consist of hundreds of previously... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2015

S.J. Phillips Ltd at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

A Bow Brooch and a pair of Drop Earrings. Diamond. Brooch circa 1890. Earrings circa 1840. S.J. Phillips Ltd (stand 114). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Length brooch 14.5 cm - Length earrings 6.6 cm Boucheron, Vase, Paris, Belle Epoque, circa 1900. Gold. Height 10.5 cm. Signed 'Boucheron'. S.J. Phillips Ltd (stand 114). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) S.J. Phillips Ltd celebrated their 140th anniversary in 2009 and have an... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2015

A pair of Belle Epoque natural pearl and diamond ear pendants 

A pair of Belle Epoque natural pearl and diamond ear pendants. Price Realized CHF375,750 ($388,275). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The two drop-shaped slightly grey natural pearls, measuring approximately 11.8-13.8 x 20.5 mm and 11.4-13.4 x 19.9 mm, each with a diamond-set openwork cap and suspended from a diamond-set line, 1910s, 4.3 cm - Estimate CHF80,000 - CHF120,000 ($84,179 - $126,268) Accompanied by report no. 66628 dated 19 February 2013 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2014

Rare Belle Epoque Conch Pearl Diamond Platinum Butterfly Brooch, Circa 1900

Rare Belle Epoque Conch Pearl Diamond Platinum Butterfly Brooch, Circa 1900. Photo (c) MOBOCO Rare Belle Epoque Platinum Diamond and Conch Pearl Butterfly Brooch. Circa 1900. 8 Carats of Diamonds (the center Antique Cushion Cut Diamond is about 1 Carat). Beautifully hand fabricated with complete back azuring. 2 inches wide and 1 inch tall. The Conch Pearl is 4 Carats. Typically Conch Pearls are only found in sizes of 3 Carats or less. Conch pearls are one of the most Rare and valuable of all natural pearls. They cannot be cultured... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2014

A Belle Epoque pearl and diamond ring

A Belle Epoque pearl and diamond ring, designed with two small pearls flanked by a pair of navette shaped yellow diamonds mounted in platinum, circa 1905. (Via 1stdibs.)
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14 juillet 2014

A Belle Epoque seed pearl, ruby and diamond bracelet

A Belle Epoque seed pearl, ruby and diamond bracelet. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2007 Designed as seven-rows of seed pearls, set with four old European and circular-cut diamond pierced openwork rectangular plaques, each enhanced by a central fancy-cut ruby, triangular-cut rubies and square-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, circa 1910, 7 ins. Estimate $15,000 - $20,000. Price Realized $21,600 Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELS, 13 June 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza - www.christies.com
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14 juillet 2014

A Belle Epoque pearl and diamond sautoir

A Belle Epoque pearl and diamond sautoir. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2007 Suspending a drop-shaped pearl, from a detachable rose and old European-cut diamond pierced garland plaque, set with a grayish brown button pearl, to the diamond openwork circular link and grayish brown and white pearl six-strand necklace, enhanced by rose-cut diamond and pearl scrolls, joined by a diamond ribbon clasp, mounted in platinum, (detachable pendant may also be worn as a brooch), circa 1905, 30 ins., with French importation mark. Estimate $12,000 -... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2014

A Belle Epoque pearl and diamond necklace, by Tiffany & Co

A Belle Epoque pearl and diamond necklace, by Tiffany & Co. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2007 Of garland motif, the front designed as old European-cut diamond and pearl scrolls and drops, each swinging within an old European-cut diamond and pearl swag, to the similarly-set backchain, mounted in platium topped gold, 15 ins., circa 1900. Signed Tiffany & Co. Estimate $8,000 - $10,000. Price Realized $36,000 Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELS, 13 June 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza - www.christies.com
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