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]
16 juin 2020

Two Fancy Vivid heart-shaped rings to lead Sotheby's HK Magnificent Jewels live auction

(Above top) 4.49 carat Fancy Vivid Pink diamond, Internally Flawless. Estimate HK$ 58 – 68 million / US$7.5 – 8.8 million (Above bottom) 5.04 carat Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Ring, Type IIb. Estimate HK$ 60 – 75 million / US$7.7 – 9.7 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Hot on the heels of its three consecutive 100%-sold online jewellery sales over the past two months, Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present Magnificent Jewels on 10 July 2020 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, which marks the... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2020

Jewels leads the new height of online sales

A spectacular diamond ring of 28.86 carats, D color, VVS1 clarity, Type IIA. Estimate: $1,000,000 – 2,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. NEW YORK, NY.- Since the highly successful inaugural Elizabeth Taylor online sale in December 2011, Christie’s continues to innovate with online across all categories for collectors worldwide. In the June 16-30th sale, Christie’s Jewels will offer the largest D color diamond to be offered for sale online. Estimated at $1-2m, this is the highest valued lot ever offered for sale... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2020

Sotheby's unveils a new season of jewellery auctions

Lot 1. Property from a Distinguished American Collection. A magnificent gem-set, diamond and enamel  ‘Tutti Frutti’ Bracelet by Cartier, circa 1930. Estimate: 600,000 - 800,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled today a new season of jewellery auctions, including dates for the company’s flagship spring jewellery sales. Postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, these highly-anticipated sales - often considered as a bellwether for the market – follow a... [Lire la suite]

22 avril 2020

Foreword by Francesca Cartier Brickell, grand daughter of the late Jean Jacques Cartier at Bonhams KH 3/6/2015

Francesca Cartier Brickell. Joining the family firm at the turn of the twentieth century, three brothers had grand plans for its future. Louis, Pierre and Jacques Cartier wanted to grow the modest Parisian jewellery store that their grandfather had founded half a century ago into the leading jewellery business of the world. Pierre, Louis, Alfed and Jacques Cartier. In an age before globalization, it was an unusually ambitious goal but they were determined and they had a plan: divide and conquer. They... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2020

Suite of yellow diamond, onyx, emerald and diamond jewels, 'Sherkhan', Cartier

  Lot 489. Suite of yellow diamond, onyx, emerald and diamond jewels, 'Sherkhan', Cartier. Estimate 1,170,000 — 1,700,000 CHF. Lot sold 1,450,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Comprising: a bangle designed as a tiger with an articulated head, pavé-set with brilliant-cut yellow diamonds, onyx, pear-shaped emeralds and brilliant-cut diamonds, inner circumference approximately 165mm; a ring designed as a tiger's head similarly set, size 52; and a brooch designed as a tiger on a... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2020

Platinum, Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, Cartier, Paris, Circa 1935

  Lot 211. Platinum, Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, Cartier, Paris, Circa 1935. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Lot sold 1,314,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's The graduated single-strand composed of 51 natural pearls measuring approximately 11.5 to 5.8 mm., the clasp set with old mine and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.70 carats, length 17½ inches, signed Cartier, Paris, numbered 42335, French workshop and French assay marks.  Note: Accompanied by GIA... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2020

Cartier, Turtle brooch, 1950-1960

Cartier, Turtle brooch, 1950-1960, 18 ct gold and diamonds. Signed and numbered. © Cabinet of Curiosities-Honourable Silver Objects. CABINET OF CURIOSITIES-HONOURABLE SILVER OBJECTS, Stand 124b at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020
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