30 avril 2017

Strong session of Tiffany and Paul Newman Dayton Rolex among top results of sale

Lot 345. A Fine Platinum and 5.79 carats Golconda-Type Diamond Ring. Estimate $ 175,000-225,000. Lot sold $227,000. Photo Leslie Hindman Auctioneers CHICAGO, IL.- The April 23 ­ 25 auctions at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers included a two-day Important Jewelry auction followed by Fine Silver Jewelry and Fine Timepieces. The auctions realized over three million in sales with international participation, especially online and in the room. The Important Jewelry sale featured sessions from... [Lire la suite]

09 décembre 2016

An antique diamond brooch, circa 1895

Lot 13. An antique diamond brooch, circa 1895. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realised USD 21,250 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016.  The old and rose-cut diamond floral cascade set en-tremblant, circa 1895, 4 7/8 ins., mounted in silver-topped gold, in a fitted maroon leather case The Collection of Robert and Sylvia Olnick   Christie's. Magnificent Jewels, 7 December 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza 
03 juillet 2016

HANCOCKS at Masterpiece London 2016

An exceptional Art Deco diamond, ruby, emerald and enamel 'Tutti Frutti' bracelet, by Cartier, New York, 1929. Price on request. Courtesy Hancocks An extraordinary 41.78ct cushion cut diamond crossover ring by Hancocks. Price on request. Courtesy Hancocks Les ferrets de la Reine. An exceptional emerald and diamond devant de corsage by Fulco di Verdura, 1958. Price on request. Courtesy Hancocks A beautiful gold, enamel and natural pearl Art Nouveau pendant by René... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2013

Rare enamel butterfly brooch by René Lalique, circa 1895

Rare enamel butterfly brooch by René Lalique, circa 1895. Photo courtesy Hancocks Important & rare enamel brooch in the form of a butterfly in flight. Its wings are in polychrome enamel with a satin finish, the thorax, abdomen & antennae set with diamonds & the eyes with cabochon rubies mounted in silver & yellow gold. Price on request. Given by Rene Lalique to his daughter Suzanne Lalique-Haviland. Remained in her collection until about 1989. This brooch can be seen in 'Louis C Tiffany: The Garden... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2013

Humming bird Aigrettes by Joseph Chaumet, circa 1880-1885

Aigrette colibri transformable en broche, or, argent, rubis et diamants. Joseph Chaumet, circa 1880. Collection Chaumet Paris. Humming bird by Joseph Chaumet, circa 1880. Fabulous aigrette, transformable into a brooch, made of silver, diamonds and rubies. Aigrette-brooch of humming bird, one of a pair produced Joseph Chaumet, circa 1895. 
16 décembre 2008

Bonhams Smashes World Record For 19th Century Furniture With £2 Million French Cabinet

A French “Japonisant” cabinet sold at Bonhams on 4 December 2008 for a staggering £2,036,000, making a new world record price for a piece of 19th Century furniture. The cabinet, which dates to 1895, quadrupled its pre-sale estimate when it was bought by an anonymous buyer on the telephone.Designed by Edouard Lièvre, the rosewood and lacquer cabinet, shaped in the style of a pagoda, pays homage to the Far East. Similar pieces are housed in the Musee d’Orsay in Paris and the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg.Francois Le Brun, Head... [Lire la suite]