28 avril 2009

A paste girandole brooch/pendant, 2nd half of the 18th century

A paste girandole brooch/pendant, 2nd half of the 18th century Of scrolled foliate design with two flowerhead motifs, suspending three detachable pear-shaped drops, set throughout with circular and cushion-shaped colourless and foiled green paste, all within closed-back settings, length 7.3cm., Harvey and Gore case. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 29 Apr 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved
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15 février 2009

Gold, Pearl and Enamel Brooch/Pendant, Plisson et Hartz, Circa 1900

Gold, Pearl and Enamel Brooch/Pendant, Plisson et Hartz, Circa 1900 Designed as a nymph emerging from a stylised iris decorated with matt white, green and yellow ochre enamel, suspending a pearl drop, French assay and maker's marks, 56 Zolotnik mark, brooch pin detachable, enamel with some losses, accompanied by a glazed display case. Estimate 3,000—5,000 GBP LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cf: Sotheby's Catalogue, Art Nouveau Jewellery and Jewels from the Belle Epoque 1890 - 1914, 18th June 1998, London, lot 473 where this piece... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2009

Chalcedony and Coral Brooch/Pendant, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s

Chalcedony and Coral Brooch/Pendant, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s Of stylised flower head design, set with cabochon chalcedony and coral, collapsible pendant fitting, signed VCA and numbered. Estimate ,000—5,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. 19 Mar 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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02 janvier 2009

A Victorian shell cameo brooch/pendant

A Victorian shell cameo brooch/pendant The oval cameo carved to depict Helios Apollo, the Sun God, reigning in his horses, within gold mount with applied bead and repeating decoration, length 6.2cm. Estimate: £300 - 500 Footnote: After Bertel Thorvaldsen, Danish neo-classical sculptor, 1770-1844. Bonhams. Jewellery, 20 Jan 2009. Oxford (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) www.bonhams.com
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01 janvier 2009

A topaz and diamond brooch/pendant, by Marcus & Co.

A  topaz and diamond brooch/pendant, by Marcus & Co. The oval mixed-cut pink topaz within a single-cut diamond border, to a further similarly cut diamond floral and foliate surround, suspended from a later detachable brushed tied ribbon bow, diamonds approx. 0.80ct. total, signed Marcus & Co, length 7.3cm. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 Bonhams. Jewellery, 14 Jan 2009. Knightsbridge. Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved. www.bonhams.com
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26 décembre 2008

Gold and Enamel Brooch/pendant, Eugène Feuillâtre, circa 1900

Gold and Enamel Brooch/pendant, Eugène  Feuillâtre, circa 1900 Designed as a nymph to a plique-à-jour enamel background, white and green enamel snow drops and opalescent enamel ground, her flowing hair decorated with pink enamel dog roses, French maker's mark, accompanied by a glazed display case.. Estimate 5,000—6,000 GBP - Lot Sold 5,625 GBP LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cf: Sotheby's Catalogue, Art Nouveau Jewellery and Jewels from the Belle Epoque 1890-1914, 18th June 1998, London, Lot 476 when this jewel was... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2008

Gold and Diamond Brooch/pendant, circa 1900

Gold and Diamond Brooch/pendant, circa 1900 Of open work design depicting a chimera holding in its mouth a circular-cut diamond, French assay marks and numbered, pendant fitting maybe to suspend a drop, accompanied by a glazed display case. Estimate 3,000—4,000 GBP. Lot Sold. 3,250 GBP LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cf: Sotheby's Catalogue, Magnificent Jewels, 21st February 2003, St Moritz, Lot 246, when this jewel was previously sold. Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 17 Dec 08. London. photos courtesy Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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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
18 octobre 2008

Baroque Cultured Pearl And Diamond Brooch/Pendant, Grima, 1970s

Baroque Cultured Pearl And Diamond Brooch/Pendant, Grima, 1970s Of foliate cluster design, centring on five baroque cultured pearls of various sizes within a stylised foliate surround set with cushion-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, signed GRIMA, case by Grima London. Estimate 17,000—20,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Jewels.| 06 Nov 08 10:30 AM. London - www.sothebys.com - Photo Courtesy Sotheby's
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28 septembre 2008

An opal and gem-set brooch/pendant by Grima, circa 1975

An opal and gem-set brooch/pendant by Grima, circa 1975 The large drop-shaped opal cabochon within a surround of bi-coloured textured fronds with brilliant-cut diamond, cabochon sapphire and carved pink tourmaline highlights, signed Grima, length 6.5cm. Sold for £5,040 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 25 Sep 2008. New Bond Street. www.bonhams.com
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