01 juillet 2015

Symbolic & Chase at Masterpiece London 2015 (2)

An exquisite Tahitian pearl and diamond Cartier bracelet dating from the 1950s, which once belonged to Sita Devi, the Maharani of Baroda. Symbolic & Chase at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C7.

30 juin 2015

Siegelson at Masterpiece London 2015 (2)

This magnificent Cartier bracelet, exhibited at Masterpiece London 2015, stand B3, by Siegelson, boasts the symmetry and bold colour that defined the Art Deco period. The bracelet, in tapered black lacquer, is set with diamonds and emeralds and has natural pearls at either end of the open closure. Art Deco emerald, sapphire and diamond pendant necklace by Cartier, Paris, 1925. Siegelson  at Masterpiece London 2015, stand B3. Cartier's 1928 Art Deco Turtle clock, exhibited by Siegelson at Masterpiece London... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2015

Fine jewels from the collection of Denisa Lady Newborough to be offered at Roseberys

The property of the late Denisa, The Lady Newborough. Cartier: An impressive aquamarine and diamond pendant. Estimate £7,000 – £10,000. Photo Roseberys LONDON.- A 22.47ct aquamarine Cartier pendant from the estate of the late Denisa Lady Newborough will highlight the 288 lot section of Fine Jewels, which comprise part of Roseberys Fine Art auction on Tuesday 30 June. A daring socialite of the 1920s, 30s, 40s, and seemingly of every decade until her death in 1992, Denisa Lady Newborough was... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2015

Important Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, Cartier

Important 7.04 carats Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, Cartier. Estimate: HK$8,000,000 - 12,000,000 (US$1,030,000 - 1,540,000). Sold for HK$9,440,000. Photo Tiancheng International The articulated bracelet centring on an oval sapphire weighing 7.04 carats, to a stylised mount decorated with baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 10.00 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 160mm, signed. Accompanied by SSEF report numbered 77145, dated 17... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2015

An important diamond necklace, by Cartier

An important diamond necklace, by Cartier. Estimate HK$5,000,000 – HK$8,000,000($600,000-800,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a line of marquise and brilliant-cut diamonds, the front suspending a series of graduated vari-cut diamond foliate fringes, mounted in platinum, 38.4 cm long. Signed Cartier, No. HSS21  Christie's. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 2 June 2015, Hong Kong
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30 mai 2015

A highly important art deco ruby and diamond necklace, by Cartier

A highly important art deco ruby and diamond necklace, by Cartier. Estimate HK$6,000,000 – HK$8,000,000 ($500,000-750,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The front section designed as a series of old European and single-cut diamond concave plaques, each set to the centre with three cushion, oval or circular-cut rubies, flanked by shield, square and keystone-cut diamonds and baguette-cut diamonds to the sides, the edges further embellished by a line of cabochon rubies, alternating with calibré-cut ruby hoops,... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2015

A fine art deco emerald and diamond cuff, by Cartier, circa 1925

A fine art deco emerald and diamond cuff, by Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate HK$1 million - 1.5 million (€120,000 - 180,000). Photo: Bonhams. The old brilliant-cut diamond cuff set with a row of five emerald cabochons, set between baguette-cut diamond borders and accents, completed by a brick-link bracelet strap with a single and baguette-cut diamond clasp, diamonds approximately 21.00 carats total, signed Cartier, numbered, inner diameter 5.0 x 4.3cm Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY & JADEITE, 3 Jun 2015... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2015

A fine emerald and diamond bracelet, by Cartier, circa 1960

A fine Colombian emerald and diamond bracelet, by Cartier, circa 1960. Estimate HK$800,000 - 1.2 million (€94,000 - 140,000). Photo: Bonhams. The articulated bracelet set with eight graduated step-cut emeralds, each between courses of brilliant-cut diamonds,diamonds approximately 11.50 carats total, signed Cartier Paris, numbered, length 16.0cm Accompanied by an AGL (American Gemological Laboratories) report stating that the natural emeralds have minor clarity enhancement and originate from Colombia. Report... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2015

An Art Deco jadeite, diamond and onyx brooch, by Cartier, circa 1925

An Art Deco jadeite, diamond and onyx brooch, by Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate HK$70,000 - 90,000 (€8,200 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. The carved 'Double Happiness' jadeite plaque of bright green colour, measuring approximately 18.7 x 12.9 x 1.8mm, accented by rose-cut diamonds and calibré-cut onyx, signed Cartier Paris, numbered, maker's mark, French assay mark, length 5.0cm  Accompanied by a Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory report stating that the selected natural colour fei cui (jadeite jade) has no resin... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2015

A 25.59 carat Burmese ruby sells for record $30 million at Sotheby's Geneva auction

The Sunrise Ruby – Superb and extremely rare 25.59-carat Burmese ruby and diamond ring, Cartier. Lot sold 28,250,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's GENEVA (AFP).- A 25.59 carat "pigeon blood" ruby sold for a world record $30.34 million at auction in Geneva Tuesday while a rare pink diamond believed to have once belonged to Napoleon's niece fetched $15.9 million, Sotheby's said. After competitive bidding, the ruby went to an anonymous telephone bidder for 28.25 million Swiss francs (27.3 million euros), with... [Lire la suite]