02 août 2019

An Art Deco diamond, onyx and enamel lapel watch, circa 1925

Lot 93. An Art Deco diamond, onyx and enamel lapel watch, circa 1925. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Pear, single and old-cut diamonds, onyx, white and black enamel, black silk cord, restrung at a later date, platinum and gold (French marks), manual movement, case 22.75 x 14.75 mm, 2 ¾ ins., circa 1925, movement by Agassiz & Compagnie. Exhibited: Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, p. 141, no. 84The Miho Museum,... [Lire la suite]

11 juin 2019

An Art Deco emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel lapel watch, Cartier

Lot 228. An Art Deco emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel lapel watch, Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 459,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Circular cabochon carved emerald, carved and polished emerald beads, circular cabochon emeralds, single, old, rectangular and half moon-shaped diamonds, onyx plaques, black enamel, platinum, manual movement, case width 18.05 mm, 5 1/8 ins., circa 1925, signed Cartier, no. 03210, dial signed Cartier, France, detachable in three places and may be... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2019

An Art Deco emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel necklace

Lot 275. An Art Deco Colombian emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel necklace, circa 1925. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Hexagonal-shaped carved emerald tablet, emerald beads, old, rose, single and briolette-cut diamonds, faceted onyx beads, green enamel, black silk cord, restrung at a later date, pendant 4 ½ ins., cord 23 ins., carved emerald 19th century, necklace circa 1925. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100337: Classic Colombia, insignificant clarity enhancement, traditional... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2019

Deux chefs-d'oeuvre emblématiques de deux périodes clés de l'histoire de la joaillerie chez Sotheby's Genève

Genève – Au mois de mai prochain à Genève, Sotheby’s offrira deux chefs-d’œuvre emblématiques de deux périodes clés de l’histoire de la joaillerie. Dans la foulée de la vente record des Bijoux Royaux de la Famille Bourbon-Parme en novembre dernier, ces deux bijoux jouissent d’une provenance prestigieuse : tous deux ont fait partie des collections de femmes influentes qui ont marqué leur temps par leur élégance et leur style. Le premier est un sublime collier Art Déco en émeraudes et diamants certainement créé par Van... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2019

A rare and important diamond, coral, emerald and seed pearl brooch, Cartier, circa 1925

Lot 140. A rare and important diamond, coral, emerald and seed pearl brooch, Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate $250,000 - $350,000. Sold for $824,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. Of pendeloque design, set with numerous old European and single-cut diamonds, the top composed of carved coral, accented by cabochon emeralds, further set with two old European-cut diamonds weighing 3.81 and 3.51 carats,  suspending a carved emerald bead surmounted by a diamond-set cap, further highlighted by coral segments,... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2018

An Art Deco diamond and emerald bracelet, Cartier, circa 1925

Lot 191. An Art Deco diamond and emerald bracelet, Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate US$ 100,000 - 150,000 (€ 86,000 - 130,000. Sold for US$ 181,250 (€ 154,137). © Bonhams 2001-2018 of geometric openwork design, centering old European-cut diamonds, the largest weighing approximately 3.00 carats, accented by square-shaped emeralds, set throughout with old mine and old European-cut diamonds, enhanced by baguette-cut diamonds; signed Cartier, no.3015770; accompanied by a signed box; estimated remaining... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2018

Art Deco Mughal Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Ring, circa 1925

Art Deco Mughal Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Ring, circa 1925. Sapphire, diamond, platinum, 2.8 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm (1.1 x .9 x .75 in.). Image courtesy Siegelson / Stand 360, TEFAF New York Fall 2018. In the 1920s, far off lands such as India, China, and Egypt became sources of inspiration for jewelers who borrowed from the decorative themes of foreign art and architecture. The ideal Art Deco jewels incorporated these exotic forms with a bold use of symmetry, geometry and color. This ring showcases both an... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2018

Lot 117. An Italian Art-Deco jewelled platinum-mounted jadeite cigarette-case, signed Janesich, circa 1925

Lot 117. An Italian Art-Deco jewelled platinum-mounted jadeite cigarette-case, signed Janesich, circa 1925, maker's mark for Atelier Strauss, Allard, Meyer, with inventory no 6656, French mark for platinum; 3¼ in. (85 mm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000. Price realised GBP 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. rectangular jadeite case with platinum diamond-set mounts, overlaid with ruby, diamond and onyx flowers and foliage in chinoiserie style, with diamond-set onyx clasp. ... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2018

Phillips Hong Kong announces highlights from the Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale

HONG KONG.- Phillips announced its 2018 Spring Sale of Jewels and Jadeite in Hong Kong on 28 May 2018 at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong. Featuring 156 lots, the sale will be led by a very rare and important unheated Kashmir sapphire and diamond necklace, with the sapphires weighing 52.50 carats. Equally enchanting is a magnificent pair of 14.59 and 12.54-carat Colombian Muzo no-oil emerald and diamond pendent earrings by Harry Winston, which features 23.84 carats of diamonds and an exceptional 21.20-carat unheated Sri... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2018

SANDRA CRONAN LTD at Masterpiece London Art Fair, 28 june - 04 july 2018

A pair of Egyptian Revival earrings of circular design, English, circa 1885. © 2018 Masterpiece London Ltd featuring a central sphynx in relief, bordered by coloured enamel heiroglyphics.  An aquamarine and white opal dress of asymmetric design clip by Yard, American, circa 1933. © 2018 Masterpiece London Ltd  Four tapered silvers of opal are set into two diagonally opposing corners with two rows of diamond running up each side of the emerald cut aquamarine. Mounted in platinum.  Art Deco... [Lire la suite]