22 janvier 2017

Epoque Fine Jewels. Stand 71b. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Bird of paradise brooch, Cartier, Paris, circa 1950. Courtesy Epoque Fine Jewels Sapphire, emerald and diamond mounted in platinum and gold. Total sapphire weight: circa 20 cts. Total diamond weight: circa 11.20 cts. Signed 'Cartier Paris' and numbered. Art Nouveau 'chaîne de corsage’, Georges Fouquet (1862-1957), jeweller & Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939), graphic artist, Paris, circa 1900. Courtesy Epoque Fine Jewels Detail of the Art Nouveau 'chaîne de corsage’.... [Lire la suite]

18 janvier 2017

Boni De Castellane & Anna Gould, La Mémoire Du Palais Rose at Christie's Paris, 7 march 2017

Le Palais Rose. PARIS.- Christie’s France announces the sale of the collection Boni de Castellane & Anna Gould, la mémoire du Palais Rose on the 7 March 2017, continuing Christie’s long history of offering prestigious collections. Legendary figures of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Boni de Castellane and his wife Anna Gould decorated their famous Palais Rose with the most exquisite works of art, including old master paintings and drawings, furniture, porcelain and jewelry. Collectors and connoisseurs... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2017

An extremely rare 10.10 Carats Burmese No Heat Pigeon’s Blood Red Ruby And Diamond Brooch, By Cartier

Lot 2066. An extremely rare 10.10 Carats Burmese No Heat Pigeon’s Blood Red Ruby And Diamond Brooch, By Cartier. Estimate: HK$20,000,000 – HK$30,000,000 ($2,591,736 – $3,887,604). Price realised HKD 65,080,000 HKD. Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2014. Set with a cushion-shaped ruby weighing approximately 10.10 carats, within an openwork octagonal plaque, set with square and rectangular-shaped diamonds, accented by triangular-shaped diamond quarters, mounted in platinum, 3.5 cm long, in red leather Cartier... [Lire la suite]
07 janvier 2017

Important Diamond ring, Cartier

Important Diamond ring, Cartier. Sold 2,625,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 Nov 2007, lot 378.  Set with a marquise-shaped diamond weighing 22.25 carats, between tapered baguette diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, signed Cartier Paris, French assay and maker's marks. size 52. Accompanied by GIA report no. 16213414 stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS2 Clarity and additional GIA worksheet stating that the stone is Potentially Flawless after repolishing.
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28 décembre 2016

Pair of fine gem set and diamond clips, Cartier, circa 1930

Lot 469. Pair of fine gem set and diamond clips, Cartier, circa 1930. Estimate 69,000 — 98,000 CHF. Lot sold 466,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's. Each set with a carved emerald leaf, within a frame of cabochon rubies, ruby beads and baguette and single-cut diamonds, the clip fittings backed with mother-of-pearl, each signed Cartier, numbered, French assay marks, fitted case stamped Cartier. Formerly in the collection of Lydia, Lady Deterding. Biliography: Cf: Alexandra Rhodes and Stefano... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2016

The Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe. A Diamond Tiara, by Cartier, circa 1930s

Lot 497. The Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe. A Diamond Tiara, by Cartier, circa 1930s. Estimation 295,000 — 495,000 CHF. Lot sold 2,410,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's.  Of geometric design, set throughout with circular-cut diamonds surmounted by a graduated series of thirty-one collet-set diamonds, inner circumference approximately 415mm, signed Cartier, fitted case stamped Cartier, the exterior of the case with monogram and coronet for Mary, Duchess of... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2016

Pair of very fine and rare 15.77 and 16.90 carats Mogok Burmese sapphire and diamond ear clips, Cartier

Lot 500. Pair of very fine and rare 15.77 and 16.90 carats Mogok Burmese sapphire and diamond ear clips, Cartier. Estimation 780,000 — 1,170,000 CHF. Lot sold 3,190,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's.  Each set with a step-cut sapphire weighing 15.77 and 16.90 carats, within a semi circle of pear- and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing a total of approximately 21.54 carats, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay marks, case stamped Cartier.  Accompanied by SSEF report no.... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2016

Magnificent Kashmir sapphire and diamond brooch, Cartier

Lot 499. Magnificent 30.23 carats Kashmir  sapphire and diamond brooch, Cartier. Estimation 3,410,000 — 5,850,000 CHF. Lot sold 5,738,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's.  Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 30.23 carats, amongst pear- and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing a total of approximately 42.35 carats, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and partial maker's marks, case stamped Cartier. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 78415 and Gübelin report no. 15030026, stating... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2016

Magnificent diamond necklace, 'Ivresse', Cartier

Lot 501. Magnificent diamond necklace, 'Ivresse', Cartier. Estimate 5,850,000 — 9,750,000 CHF. Lot sold 6,746,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's 2015 Designed as a cascade of diamonds, composed of brilliant-cut, pear- and marquise-shaped stones, the front accented with a floral motif and suspending a fringe of nine pear-shaped diamonds weighing 2.01, 3.21, 7.34, 12.04, 20.38, 10.25, 6.52, 3.42 and 2.25 carats, total diamond weight 190.77 carats, maximum length approximately 450mm,... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2016

$1 Million Emerald Sparks Green Fire in Rago’s December Jewelry Auction

Lot 2427 Magnificent Unenhanced Classic Columbian Emerald Approx. 29 cts. Sold for: $1,030,000. Courtesy of Rago Auctions. Lambertville, NJ: An unenhanced Colombian emerald weighing some 29 carats brought $1,030,000 in Rago’s $4.25 million dollar jewelry auction on December 4, 2016.  A pear-shaped diamond of approximately equal size, suspended as a pendant, followed closely at a sale price of $850,000. In all, it was an auction in which the flashiest prices were achieved by serious gemstones and pieces by renowned makers... [Lire la suite]