09 juin 2019

A five-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace, Bhagat

Lot 39. A five-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace, Bhagat. Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Five graduated strands of three hundred and seventy-seven natural pearls of 9.45 to 3.90 mm, twenty-four natural pearls on neckchain, drop-shaped natural pearl on clasp, cushion-cut diamonds of 4.05 and 4.03 carats, oval-shaped diamond of 2.06 carats, pear, circular and baguette-cut diamonds, platinum, shortest strand 25 ins., 2012, unsigned. SSEF, 2011, report no. 58248: 377 natural... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2019

Christie's announces final details of Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence

  NEW YORK, NY.- Following the success of the global tour of highlights, Christie’s announces final details of the most anticipated jewelry and objects sale of the season, Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence. This landmark auction is poised to be the most valuable and precious collection of jewelry and Mughal objects to ever come to auction. New confirmed details include availability of illustrated digital catalogues, exhibition dates, and sale details. The specially designed exhibition will be open to the public... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Sotheby's Hong Kong Presents 'The Circle of Heaven' at Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale

HONG KONG.- On 3 April, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale 2018, will offer exceptional and rare treasures that epitomise quality and artistry. Headlined by a superb jadeite bangle estimated in excess of HK$80 million / US$10,230,000, the sale also offers an impressive 24.70 carat Burmese ruby, complemented by a special curation of show stopping earrings, classic period jewels, such as a rare Art Deco Egyptian revival bracelet by Van Cleef & Arpels from 1925, as well as other stylish and... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2017

Chinese Ru-Ware Washer Shatters World Record in Hong Kong

A Highly Important and Extremely Rare Ru Guanyao Brush Washer, Northern Song Dynasty. Lot sold for HK$294,287,500. World Auction Record for Chinese Ceramics. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG - A new world auction record for Chinese Ceramics was achieved in Hong Kong when an extraordinarily rare Ru guanyao brush washer sold for HK$294.3 million ($37.7million) after 20 minutes of tense bidding. Regarded as the most celebrated of all wares in the history of Chinese ceramics, the brush washer broke the previous record of HK$281.24... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2017

Very Rare and Impressive Ruby and Diamond Ring, Designed and Mounted by BHAGAT

Lot 1857. Very Rare and Impressive 13.26 carats Burmese 'pigeon blood red' Ruby and Diamond Ring, Designed and Mounted by BHAGAT. Estimation 68,000,000 — 88,000,000 HKD. Lot sold for HK$81,662,500. © Sotheby’s Set with an oval ruby weighing 13.26 carats, embellished with two rose-cut diamonds on the side and diamond-set prongs, to the graduated open sprung hoop set with calibrated faceted diamond beads, highlighted by two ruby bead terminals, the diamonds weighing approximately 10.50... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2017

Sotheby's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn Sale to take place on 3 October

Very Rare and Important 13.26 carat Ruby and Diamond Ring, Designed and Mounted by BHAGAT. Est. HK$68,000,000 – 88,000,000/US$8,700,000 – 11,260,000. Lot sold 81,662,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. HONG KONG.- On 3 October, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn Sale 2017 will bring to the market a series of iconic masterpieces hailing from legendary jewellers, highlighted by a rare art deco ‘Tutti Frutti’ Cartier bracelet, an exquisite 8.49-carat ruby ring by JAR and an impressive emerald... [Lire la suite]

02 avril 2017

Unique Pair of Ruby and Diamond Bangles, BHAGAT

Lot 1707. Unique Pair of Ruby and Diamond Bangles, BHAGAT. Estimate HK$1,950,000–2,400,000 (250,000–308,000 USD). Photo: Sotheby's Each set with thirty-eight oval rubies, to the edge of floral motifs embellished with circular-cut diamonds, the rubies and diamonds weighing approximately 60.00 and 30.00 carats in total respectively, mounted in platinum, one bangle signed BHAGAT, each inner circumference approximately 160mm. Accompanied by Gübelin reports numbered 17011091 and 17011092, both dated... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2016

A 15.51 carats oval cabochon Colombian emerald and diamond ring, by Bhagat

Lot 240. A 15.51 carats oval cabochon Colombian emerald and diamond ring, by Bhagat. Estimate CHF170,000 – CHF250,000 ($176,089 - $258,954). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set with an oval cabochon emerald, weighing approximately 15.51 carats, to the flat-cut diamond gallery, the sprung hoop set with graduated diamond rondelles, to the emerald bead finials, ring size 5 - 7 ½. Unsigned Accompanied by report no. CS62223 dated 22 July 2014 from the AGL American Gemological Laboratories stating... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2016

A pearl, natural pearl and diamond ring, by Bhagat

Lot 239. A pearl, natural pearl and diamond ring, by Bhagat. Estimate CHF170,000 – CHF250,000 ($177,861 - $261,561). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Set with a button-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 14.96-15.21x11.06 mm, to the pavé-set diamond gallery, the sprung hoop set with graduated pearls and briolette-cut diamond finials, ring size 5 - 7 ½. Unsigned Accompanied by report no. 64217 dated 17 July 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the button-shaped pearl is a saltwater... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2013

‘Beyond Extravagance: A Royal Collection of Gems and Jewels‘, Assouline.

A turban clip worn by the Maharajah of Nawanagar, circa 1907 and remodelled in 1935 © Laziz Hamani/ Courtesy Assouline Detail of The Nizam of Hyderabad Ceremonial Sword with diamonds, rubies and emeralds © Laziz Hamani/ Courtesy Assouline Cartier carved emerald and diamonds brooch, circa 1925 – Photo courtesy of Assouline Necklace, India, 1850-1900, with seven foiled emeralds in closed gold settings, separated by diamond clusters in closed silver settings. The cord ends are wrapped with fine natural pearls. © Laziz Hamani/... [Lire la suite]