24 mars 2015

Sotheby's to offer the historic collection of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe

Duchess of Roxburghe’s Heir, Bamber Gascoigne, To Secure The Future of Her Country Retreat, West Horsley Place, by Channelling Funds from the Sale into Restoring the 16th Century House. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- From the remarkable story of the Duchess of Roxburghe’s life and the exquisite objects she was surrounded by emerges a portrait of an England that no longer exists but was preserved, untouched for almost half a century, at her country retreat West Horsley Place. A story that unites two of the most powerful British... [Lire la suite]

21 mars 2015

Fine Pair of Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Fine Pair of Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate 540,758 - 619,619 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Each suspending a natural pearl measuring approximately 11.50 - 13.55 x 16.20mm and 10.30 - 13.80 x 16.80mm respectively, to a surmount of foliate motif, set with brilliant-cut diamonds altogether weighing approximately 4.80 carats, mounted in platinum, tops signed Cartier. Accompanied by SSEF report numbered 72797, dated 4 March 2014, stating that the two pearls are natural saltwater pearls ... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2015

A Vintage 18 Karat Gold, Diamond and Ivory Dog Pin, Cartier

A Vintage 18 Karat Gold, Diamond and Ivory Dog Pin, Cartier. in a whimsical design depicting a stylized dachshund, composed of a central carved ivory body accented with white gold collar containing five round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.15 carat total, together with sculpted yellow gold head and legs, containing two round single cut diamond eyes. Stamp: CARTIER 750 (maker's mark) Source marbellajewellerysource
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15 mars 2015

Cartier Art Deco platinum, diamond, coral, pearl and onyx brooch

Cartier Art Deco platinum, diamond, coral, pearl and onyx brooch, 1920's. Deep red orange coral circle set with 64 small diamonds and two 5 mm pearls from which drops a long pendant of onyx and platinum links with conical fob of coral, pearls and diamonds, with a diamond and onyx tassel having 21 strands of graduated pearls, each terminating in a coral bead. Marked "Cartier" with serial number 25428. Overall length 8 1/4 inches (21 cm). Excellent. Source marbellajewellerysource
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15 mars 2015

An Art Deco Platinum, Diamond and Rock Crystal Brooch, Cartier

An Art Deco Platinum, Diamond and Rock Crystal Brooch, Cartier. consisting of a faceted rock crystal rectangular frame secured with two platinum sections containing 38 old mine cut diamonds weighing approximately 10.00 carats total, brooch measures approximately 69.00 x 28.00 mm. Stamp: HYA136 2818006 CARTIER. Accompanied by a case signed CARTIER Source marbellajewellerysource
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15 mars 2015

A Platinum, Gold, Ruby, Sapphire and Diamond Tutti-Frutti Brooch, Cartier

A Platinum, Gold, Ruby, Sapphire and Diamond Tutti-Frutti Brooch, Cartier. of naturalistic foliate design containing one large carved sapphire measuring approximately 32.50 x 15.00 mm, two carved rubies measuring approximately 13.30 x 9.68 mm and 10.44 x 8.64 mm, two pear shaped cabochon cut rubies, five round and oval mixed cut rubies and numerous old European and rose cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.00 carat total, brooch measures approximately 50.00 x 35.00 mm. Stamp: CARTIER MADE IN FRANCE (French eagle hallmarks)... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2015

Cartier diamond and platinum brooch

  Cartier diamond and platinum brooch.  One tested Platinum ladies cast and hand assembled diamond brooch with a high polish finish. Condition is very good. The brooch is an Ewardian design. It features a center section accented on either side by feather design dangle. The center section of the brooch measures 1'' across x 1 3/16'' in length. The dangles measure 1 5/8'' in length 3/8'' at the widest point. Dangling from the center section are three small diamonds. Trademark is Cartier. Identified with markings of... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2015

Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Cartier. Retro bracelet, Paris, circa 1940. Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery (stand 178) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) A eighteen carat yellow gold Retro bracelet decorated with blue sapphires. Signed 'Cartier' and numbered.  Marchak. Two Necklaces with Matching Earrings. Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery (stand 178) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Two yellow gold longchains, each spectacle-set with either amethist or citrine; With matching 'day and... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2015

Pink Tourmaline Jewelry

Wallace Chan ’Vividity’ brooch, with a rare elbaite tourmaline in the centre. In this portrait of Empress Dowager Tz’u Hsi, it appears that a large pink tourmaline, along with a number of pearls, adorns her headdress. Image: Chinese School/Bridgeman Art Library/Getty Hemmerle often incorporates large, vivid colored pink tourmalines and rubellites in their jewelry. These rubellite and pink sapphire earrings are a fine example of the prized pink stones. An oval rubellite is accented by blue and violet sapphires and oval... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2014

Back on Cartier's Art Deco Jewelry sold at Christie's Geneva , 17 November 1998

The Cartier Palm Tree Diamond Clip Brooch. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 1998 Set with circular and baguette-cut diamond leaves with briolette-cut diamond coconuts to the pavé-set articulated trunk, 1939, with French assay marks. Signed by Cartier, Paris, no. 07553 Estimate: CHF600,000 - CHF800,000 ($436,681 - $582,242). Price Realized  CHF641,500 ($466,885) Literature: "Cartier: Splendeurs de La Joaillerie", La Bibliothéque des Arts, Lausanne, 1996, page 155Franco Cologni and Eric Nussbaum, "Platinum by... [Lire la suite]


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