09 mai 2016

A multi-gem and enamel 'parrot sabre' brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co.

Lot 313. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A multi-gem and enamel 'parrot sabre' brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co. Estimate CHF15,000 – CHF20,000 ($15,537 - $20,716). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.   Modelled as a parrot, the blue enamel body and yellow enamel tail to the pavé-set yellow sapphire head with ruby eye, black enamel beak and coral detail, 2000, 11.5 cm, mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co Schlumberger Accompanied by copy of a valuation... [Lire la suite]

09 mai 2016

A ruby, emerald and diamond flower brooch, by Robert Pouget

Lot 307. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A ruby, emerald and diamond flower brooch, by Robert Pouget. Estimate CHF40,000 – CHF60,000 ($41,433 - $62,149). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.     The rose flowerhead and rosebud set with calibré-cut rubies, to the similarly-set emerald leaves and baguette-cut diamond stem, 8.5 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. Signed Robert Pouget, no. D.668.955 Provenance: H.H. Begum Sultan Mohamed Shah Aga Khan III ... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A pair of enamel and diamond 'églantine' brooches, by Boucheron

Lot 304. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A pair of enamel and diamond 'églantine' brooches, by Boucheron. Estimate CHF7,000 – CHF10,000 ($7,251 - $10,358). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Each enamelled wild rose flowerhead, one blue, one yellow, with diamond-set pistil, leaves and stem, 1999, 4.5 cm, mounted in gold. Signed Boucheron, nos. A 384 948 (blue) and A 384 883 (yellow).  Accompanied by copy of an invoice dated 3 June 1999 from Boucheron. Christie's. GENEVA... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A diamond and coloured diamond 'églantine' brooch, by Boucheron

Lot 305. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A diamond and coloured diamond 'églantine' brooch, by Boucheron. Estimate CHF15,000 – CHF20,000 ($15,537 - $20,716). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The twin wild rose flowerheads pavé-set with either diamonds or yellow diamonds to the baguette-cut diamond stem and pavé-set diamond leaves, 1999, 5.3 cm, with French assay mark for gold. Signed Boucheron, no. A429968 Please note that the yellow diamonds have not been tested for natural origin. ... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2016

A cultured pearl and diamond fringe necklace; and a bangle and pair of earrings, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 308. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A cultured pearl and diamond fringe necklace; and a bangle and pair of earrings, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF200,000 – CHF300,000 ($207,163 - $310,745). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The necklace designed as a series of diamond-set yellow gold flowerheads between marquise and circular-cut diamond white gold clusters, suspending fifteen cultured pearls to the front and one to the back, each with marquise-cut diamond cap and... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2016

An important 21.06 carats Burma octagonal step-cut sapphire and diamond ring, by Cartier

Lot 316. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. An important 21.06 carats Burma octagonal step-cut sapphire and diamond ring, by Cartier. Estimate CHF650,000 – CHF750,000 ($685,412 - $790,860). Price realised CHF 797,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Set with an octagonal step-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 21.06 carats, between baguette-cut diamond shoulders, ring size 6 ½, with French assay mark for platinum. Signed Cartier, no. 847537 Accompanied by report no. 16030061 dated 16... [Lire la suite]

04 mai 2016

An elegant five-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace

Lot 314. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. An elegant five-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate CHF350,000 – CHF500,000 ($359,943 - $514,205). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The strands composed of eighty-three, ninety, ninety-five, ninety-seven and one hundred and three graduated natural pearls, measuring approximately 11.05 to 4.90 mm, with diamond roundel spacers and old-cut diamond bar clasp, detachable to be worn as a two and three-strand separate necklaces,... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2016

Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A suite of Colombian emerald, diamond and pearl jewellery, by Cartier

Lot 339. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A suite of Colombian emerald, diamond and pearl jewellery, by Cartier. Estimate CHF500,000 – CHF700,000 ($514,205 - $719,886). Price realised CHF 1,685,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The necklace designed as a fringe of graduated emerald bead drops, interspersed with diamond briolette drops and pearls, suspending a larger emerald bead pendant with briolette-cut diamond and oval cabochon emerald surmount, to the similarly-set pendant... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2016

A pair of sapphire and diamond earrings, by Cartier

Lot 336. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A pair of 24.69 and 25.63 carats Burma sapphire and diamond earrings, by Cartier. Estimate CHF600,000 – CHF800,000 ($617,045 - $822,727). Price realised CHF 1,985,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each detachable pear-shaped sapphire drop, weighing approximately 24.69 and 25.63 carats, to the circular-cut and pear-shaped diamond flowerhead surmount and pear-shaped and circular-cut diamond line suspension, 1998, 6.0 cm, with French assay... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2016

A magnificent sapphire and diamond necklace, by Cartier

Lot 337. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A magnificent Burma sapphire and Type IIa diamond necklace, by Cartier. Estimate CHF2,000,000 – CHF3,000,000 ($2,056,818 - $3,085,227). Price realised CHF 3,245,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The detachable pendant set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 55.61 carats, a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 6.05 carats, and a cushion-shaped sapphire surmount, weighing approximately 3.48 carats, to the... [Lire la suite]