28 janvier 2013

A graeco-persian blue chalcedony scaraboid, circa 4th century B.C.

A graeco-persian blue chalcedony scaraboid, circa 4th century B.C. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2000 Engraved with a winged bearded goat leaping to the right, its wings finely detailed, its horns curved back over its head, with the original gold hoop, round in section, fitted to the horizontal perforation 1¼ in. (3.2 cm) wide. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Price Realized $3,760 Literature: Arts de l'ancien Iran, no. ??.  Exhibited: Arts de l'ancien Iran, Museé Borély, Marseille, 1975. ... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2013

A graeco-persian blue chalcedony finial, circa 5th century B.C.

A graeco-persian blue chalcedony finial, circa 5th century B.C. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2000 In the form of a reclining panther, its head resting on its fore-paws, the details finely rendered, the ribs incised, drilled from behind for attachment 1.15/16 in. (4.9 cm) long. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $41,125 Literature: Arts de l'ancien Iran, no. ??.  Exhibited: Arts de l'ancien Iran, Museé Borély, Marseille, 1975. Christie's. 13 June 2000. New York, Rockefeller Plaza... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2012

Chaumet Necklace

Chaumet Necklace in white gold, diamonds and blue chalcedony drop, set with four blue sapphires and two violet sapphires with a total weight of thirty-one carats.Chaumet Necklace in white gold, diamonds and blue chalcedony drop, set with four blue sapphires and two violet sapphires with a total weight of thirty-one carats. Biennale des Antiquaires 2012
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14 octobre 2012

Chaumet Hair brooch in white gold and blue chalcedony set with a 5.55 carat cushion cut purple sapphire and diamonds

Chaumet Hair brooch in white gold and blue chalcedony set with a 5.55 carat cushion cut purple sapphire and diamonds. Biennale des Antiquaires.
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21 novembre 2009

A collection of flower jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels @ Christie's Geneva

A pair of blue chalcedony, sapphire and diamond "blue gardenia" ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels. photo image 2009 Christie's Ltd Each flowerhead set with carved cabochon blue chalcedony and circular-cut diamond petals to the cabochon sapphire pistils, mounted in platinum and 18k white gold, one small diamond deficient, 2.7 cm wide. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. N.Y. 63431. Est. CHF6,000 - CHF8,000 ($5,950 - $7,934) - Price Realized CHF52,500 ($51,851) A set of mother-of-pearl and diamond 'rose de... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2008

Blue chalcedony, ruby, sapphire and diamond brooch/pendant, Suzanne Belperron, circa 1940

Blue chalcedony, ruby, sapphire and diamond brooch/pendant, Suzanne Belperron, circa 1940 The bombé segment of blue chalcedony collet-set with an oval ruby, 5 round and oval sapphires, and old-mine and and single-cut diamonds set singly and in clusters, mounted in 18 karat gold, with retractable pendant loop, maker's mark for Groene & Darde, French assay marks. Estimate 10,000--150,000 USD - Lot Sold 15,000 USD  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec 08. New York photos courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com