25 avril 2016

An Italian silver model of a monkey, mark of Buccellati, 20th century

Lot 2. An Italian silver model of a monkey, mark of Buccellati, 20th century. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. Price Realized $2,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Realistically modeled seated, with textured fur; marked underneath - 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) wide Christie's. IMPORTANT SILVER AND OBJECTS OF VERTU, 21 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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07 avril 2016

Buccellati

Buccellati Macri bracelet.  Buccellati, Macri collection. Buccellati creations. Buccellati Romanza collection. Buccellati butterfly brooch in white, yellow and pink gold embellished with pearls, diamonds and rubies.
14 mars 2016

Buccellati

La Dolce Vita: two Buccellati bracelets in white and yellow gold set with diamonds. The inexplicable beauty of gold, diamonds and magic creativity exalted in the perfect Buccellati gold and diamonds bracelet.  The perfect balance of gold, diamonds and tulle workmanship. The equilibrium of all things interpreted by a breathtaking Buccellati one-of-a-kind bib-necklace.  Éternelle rings: so different, yet so unmistakably Buccellati since 1919. Photo by Sophie Vigiemad.  Buccellati gold, diamonds watches.... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2016

Temple of Flora. Almakarina Studio for The French Jewelry Post

Temple of Flora. Cartier bracelet. Photo Almakarina Studio for The French Jewelry Post. Temple of Flora. Chaumet necklace. Photo Almakarina Studio for The French Jewelry Post Temple of Flora. Buccellati cuff. Photo Almakarina Studio for The French Jewelry Post    
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20 février 2016

A cultured pearl, coloured diamond, diamond and ruby brooch, by Buccellati

A cultured pearl, coloured diamond, diamond and ruby brooch, by Buccellati © Christie's Image 2014 The pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond, brown and pink diamond mouse, with a white baroque pearl body and circular-cut ruby eyes, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, 6.2 x 2.3 cm. Signed Buccellati, Italy, No. M4488. Lot 1825. Estimate HK$ 40,000 - HK$60,000 (($5,182 - $7,773). Price Realised HK$150,000 ($19,436) Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2016

A cultured pearl and coloured diamond brooch, by Buccellati

A cultured pearl and coloured diamond brooch, by Buccellati © Christie's Image 2014 The pavé-set brilliant-cut pink, yellow and brown diamond pig, with a white baroque pearl upper body and brilliant-cut black diamond eyes, mounted in 18k rose gold, 5.4 x 3.8 cm. Signed Gianmaria Buccellati, Italy, No. G6328. Lot 1824. Estimate HK$120,000 - HK$180,000 (US$15,000-25,000). Price Realised HK$200,000 ($25,915) Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, 27 May 2014, Convention Hall

20 février 2016

Buccellati. Scorpion brooch

Buccellati. Scorpion brooch in white and pink gold with pearls and diamonds © Buccellati 2015 To admire the beauty and complexity of the scorpion you must look beyond its threatening aspect. Contemplation of this marvellous creature inevitably leads to learning and growth. It is solitary but very protective. Instinctive but extremely controlled. In Egypt and Tibet it is considered a good omen and even a talisman protecting against evil spirits. In Africa it is a symbol of healing and its venom is used to cure. All these positive... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2016

Buccellati. Snake brooch

Buccellati. Snake brooch in white and yellow gold with points of pink gold © Buccellati 2015 Pearls, white and yellow diamonds and rubies. An animal with many meanings, it is found everywhere: in religions as well as in numerous symbolisms, mythologies and legends. Present in many ancient rituals, it embodied the divine as well as the demonic. In other cultures it is a symbol of fertility and creative force, of rebirth and transformation. Its venom can cure, kill or even become a narcotic potion, depending on how it is used. In the... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2016

Buccellati. Eagle brooch

Buccellati. Eagle brooch in white and yellow gold with pearl, white and brown diamonds and ruby eyes © Buccellati 2015  The eagle is the creature that arms Zeus with the thunderbolts that this head divinity hurls against his enemies. Only the eagle’s piercing gaze is able to challenge the sunlight. Imposing and imperial, it represents strength, freedom, independence. For Native Americans, because of its ability to see further and fly higher than any other animal, the eagle is the only one being able to put humans in... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2016

Buccellati. Camel brooch

Buccellati. Camel brooch in pink and white gold with pearl, white diamonds, brown diamonds and rubies © Buccellati 2015 An animal with many extraordinary traits. Able to cross deserts for days and days with only a small amount of water, the camel symbolizes patience and tolerance but also a stubborn resistance to suffering. It embodies the silence of the most hostile nature it traverses. The camel teaches us the importance of calm, of slowness, of conserving one’s energy and capitalizing on one’s strengths. The camel is the... [Lire la suite]
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