15 juin 2018

A pair of sapphire and diamond 'mystery-set' earrings, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s

Lot 176. A pair of sapphire and diamond 'mystery-set' earrings, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 312,500. © Christie's Image Ltd  2018 designed as two circular-cut diamond leaves suspending a detachable mystery-set sapphire drop, with a diamond-set cap, 1960, 2 ins., mounted in platinum. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 297840. The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller. Note: These earrings were... [Lire la suite]

15 juin 2018

A diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1957

Lot 177. A diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1957. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 231,250. © Christie's Image Ltd  2018 The flexible graduated band designed as a line of circular-cut diamonds, bordered on each side by marquise-cut diamonds, 1957, 15 ins., mounted in platinum, the front may be separated and worn as a bracelet of 7 ins., in a Van Cleef & Arpels gray suede case. Signed V.C.A., N.Y., no. 28063. The Collection of... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2018

A sea shell brooch & a 'sea shells' bracelet, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co

Lot 184. A sapphire, diamond and colored diamond sea shell brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 22,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Image Ltd  2018 Designed as a circular-cut sapphire conch shell with diamond and yellow diamond swirl tip, extending pavé-set diamond and yellow gold foliage, circa 1957, 2 7/8 ins., mounted in platinum and gold. Signed Tiffany, Schlumberger The Collection of Peggy and David... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2018

Christie's announces Magnificent Jewels & The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

Peggy and David Rockefeller, May 13, 1973. Annenberg residence. Photograph by Arthur Levine, courtesy of the JPMorgan Chase Corporate History Program and The Rockefeller Archive Center. “Beauty, to me, whether found in nature or in man-made objects, is ennobling and enriches the soul.“ —DAVID ROCKEFELLER NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York announces the June 12 auction of Magnificent Jewels & The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller and the concurrent Jewels... [Lire la suite]