11 septembre 2021

TEFAF Online 2021 Unveils Masterworks Across all Collecting Categories and a Robust Lineup of Programming

  The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) announces extraordinary masterpieces and robust programming highlighting the second edition of TEFAF Online, live to visitors worldwide September 9—13, 2021, with an invite-only Early Access Day on September 8, 2021. The unparalleled variety and quality of the nearly 700 works hailing from more than 260 exhibitors from across the globe is highlighted by sixteen exemplary works offered by the world’s most distinguished dealers representing the breadth and splendor of art,... [Lire la suite]

24 novembre 2020

An important 'Tutti Frutti' bracelet, Cartier

Lot 630. An important 'Tutti Frutti' bracelet, Cartier. Estimate HK$ 1,950,000 - 2,800,000 (€ 210,000 - 300,000). Photo: Bonhams. Set with a carved emerald, weighing 93.34 carats, decorated with square sugarloaf cabochon sapphires, in a round brilliant and square-cut diamond frame, to the carved ruby and emerald bead and carved sapphire leaf 'Tutti Frutti' cluster extending five strands of carved emeralds and rubies, with diamond-set rondelle spacers and carved sapphire leaf detail; signed Cartier, no.... [Lire la suite]
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17 novembre 2020

Christie’s announces Magnificent Jewels, New York, 8 December 2020

From left to right:  Property from the DuPont family collection, ‘The Du Pont Padparadscha’ Sapphire Ring of 24.58 carats, $500,000-700,000; Property from an exceptionl private collection, An extraordinary Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, $5,000,000-7,000,000; Property of a lady, Sapphire and Diamond Necklace, $800,000-1,600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. New York – Christie’s New York announces the December 8 auction of Magnificent Jewels and the ... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2020

Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels at Sotheby's Geneva, 11 November 2020

This November the Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale presents iconic designs from the world’s most prestigious jewellery houses, such as Van Cleef & Arpels and Cartier among others. The sale also features beautiful coloured diamonds, exceptional coloured stones and magnificent jewels from the early 19th century to the present day. Featured Highlights Lot 181. Important Ceylon sapphire and diamond parure, 1960s and later. Estimate: 500,000 - 800,000 CHF. Courtesy Sotheby's. Comprising: a... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2020

Dorotheum to offer an extremeley rare diamond

A type IIa diamond ring by Bulgari, emerald-cut diamond, 6.03 ct, colour grade D, clarity grade VVS1, GIA report from 2019, estimate € 200,000 – 300,000. © Dorotheum. VIENNA.- Dorotheum’s upcoming major jewellery auction on 30 November 2020 offers an exceptional rarity – a ring by Bulgari with a type IIa diamond of 6.03 carats. This emerald-cut stone tops the colour grading scale (colour grade D - exceptional white) and flaunts VVS1 clarity - which means very, very small inclusions. Dorotheum experts estimate this ring by the... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2020

Tiaras of the Eras at Sotheby's Hong Kong,

Courtesy Sotheby's. A universal symbol of poise, elegance and sophistication, the tiara has long been an inspiration for fascination worn by the most powerful and beautiful women in history. Stemming from the ancient world when victors were crowned with laurel wreaths, and newlyweds with myrtle, sacred to Aphrodite, to festive, celebratory daisy chains, gold wreaths were the evolution of endless possibilities made possible through the craft of goldsmiths. Gold wreaths established an important role in Ancient Greece, often worn as... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2020

Fancy intense blue diamond and diamond ring, mount by Cartier

Lot 1752. 5.22 carats Fancy intense blue diamond and diamond ring, mount by Cartier. Estimate: HK$25,000,000 - 30,000,000 / US$3,225,835-3,871,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. Set with a cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy intense blue diamond weighing 5.22 carats, to the single- and old European-cut diamond shoulders, mount signed Cartier, numbered, size 6. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2205424972, dated 23 July 2020, stating that the 5.22 carat diamond is Fancy Intense... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2020

Exceptional results for the Collection of Paul-Louis Weiller at Christie's Paris

Lot 212. Nicolas de Largillière (Paris 1656-1746), La Belle Strasbourgeoise, huile sur toile, 131,5 x 105,5 cm. Estimate €600,000 - €1,000,000. Sold under the hammer of François Curiel for €1,570,000 establishing a new world auction record for the artist. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. PARIS.- On 15 & 16 September 2020, Christie’s hosted the sale of Commandant Paul-Louis Weiller (1893-1993)'s collection which realised a total of €6,138,500/ £5,683,795 / $7,309,362. These exceptional... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2020

Christie's announces highlights included in the Magnificent Jewels sale in New York

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York announces the July 29th auction of Magnificent Jewels and the concurrent Jewels Online sale from July 22 to August 6/7. The auction includes a significant selection of colorless diamonds, colored diamonds, and gemstones, along with signed pieces by Belperron, Bulgari, Cartier, Graff, Harry Winston, JAR, Lacloche, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels. The sale will offer over 260 lots, with estimates ranging from $10,000 to $5,000,000.The July 29th auction is led by... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2020

Christie's results: Paris Fine Jewels sale achieves a total of €4,6 million

Lot 102. Sapphire, diamond and ruby desk clock, Van Cleef & Arpels, from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ personal collection. Circular-cut sapphires, single-cut diamonds, cabochon rubies, 18K gold (750), mechanical movement, circa 1956, 18.6 x 13.0 x 7.0 cm, gross weight: 614.90 g, signed Van Cleef & Arpels on the dial, no. NY 34565. Estimate EUR 40,000 - 80,000. Price realised EUR 310,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. PARIS.- The Jewelry department achieved great results today which... [Lire la suite]