15 février 2016

A Georgian diamond floral tiara as worn in Downton Abbey

A Georgian diamond floral tiara as worn in Downton Abbey. £145,000.00 © Bentley Skinner An Important Georgian diamond tiara, the tiara in the form of a garland spray of leaves and floral clusters, pave-set throughout with old-cut diamonds, weighing an estimated total of 45 carats, cutdown collet-set in silver to a yellow gold mount, convertible to two brooches, gross weight 75.5 grams on frame, circa 1800. No. 21162M  - info@bentley-skinner.co.uk
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23 janvier 2016

Jewelry exhibitors at the 62nd annual Winter Antiques Show

Sapphire Gentleman’s Ring, Cartier, Paris, circa 1950. A La Vieille Russie at the Winter Antiques Show Mid-century natural cabochon sapphire solitaire gentleman’s ring, set in 18k gold.   Victorian Banded Agate Elastic Bracelet, English, circa 1880. A La Vieille Russie at the Winter Antiques Show Banded agate bracelet bracelet on elastic cord.   Victorian Old Mine Diamond Chandelier Earrings, English, circa 1870. A La Vieille Russie at the Winter Antiques Show ... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2015

A Georgian Diamond Floral Brooch, circa 1800

A Georgian Diamond Floral Brooch, circa 1800. Hammer Price: $10,000. © 1996-2015 Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers Designed as a flowerhead decorated throughout with old mine and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 12.25 carats, mounted in silver and gold.  Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Fall 2015. NOVEMBER 22, 2015, WINDSOR ARMS HOTEL, 18 St. Thomas Street, Toronto
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21 juin 2014

A Pair of Georgian Gold & Imperial Pink Topaz Earrings, English, circa 1815

A Pair of Georgian Gold & Imperial Pink Topaz Earrings, English circa 1815. Photo courtesy Sue Brown. Each long drop is set with three Imperial Pink Topaz and decorated with Gold Scrolls , Acanthus Leaves, Gold Ball and slender Gold hook. One of the central Pink Topaz has a small chip at the bottom of the stone not visible to the naked eye. Very elegant and desirable and would have been very costly in the Regency era and so named "Imperial" because these Gems were the sought after favorites of several of the Tzarinas of the... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2014

A Georgian Imperial Pink Topaz & Pearl Pendant, English, circa 1800

A Georgian Imperial Pink Topaz & Pearl Pendant, English circa 1800. Photo courtesy Sue Brown. The beautiful pink stone with a two row surround of Natural Half Pearls and all set in 18kt Gold and measuring 1 2/8 inch long x 6/8 inch width. The Chain is not included in the sale. Price: $3,900 Sue Brown. By Appointment. 1-7 Davies Mews, Mayfair, London W1K 5AB - +44 (0) 7774 940 767 USA: 917 216 9128
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21 juin 2014

Georgian Imperial Topaz Diamond Pendant Brooch

Georgian Imperial Topaz Diamond Pendant Brooch. Photo courtesy Simon Teakle An Georgian imperial topaz and diamond pendant brooch, of cruciform design suspending a pear-shaped drop, mounted in silver and gold. Weight of Topaz = 75 cts, Total weight of diamonds = 8 cts. On Hold Simon Teakle. 4 Grigg St, Greenwich, CT, 06830 - 203.769.5888

17 mars 2014

Georgian Pedestal Desk. Attributed to George Gillows, England , George III (1760-1820), ca. 1770

Georgian Pedestal Desk. Attributed to George Gillows, England , George III (1760-1820), ca. 1770. Photo courtesy Axel Vervoordt Mahogany. Measurements: 94 x 274 x 122 cm Provenance: - Caroline, Dowager Countess of Lonsdale, possibly made by Gillows for William Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale (1757-1844);- Used firstly in Whitehave Castle, then Lowther Castle, Penrith, Cumbria.  Axel Vervoordt (stand 424) at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.tefaf.com/
09 mars 2014

Georgian Translucent Agate Maltese Cross, English Made, Scottish Agate perhaps, Circa 1820-30.

Georgian Translucent Agate Maltese Cross, English Made, Scottish Agate perhaps, Circa 1820-30.
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25 janvier 2014

"A La Vieille Russie" Jewelry at 60th Annual Winter Antiques Show

Edwardian Scenic Diamond Brooch. English, ca. 1910. Photo courtesy A La Vieille Russie Edwardian brooch with a diamond swan molded in relief, with a gold beak and a sapphire eye, floating on aquamarine water, the background with a diamond and natural pearl balustrade, shaded with emerald-leaf palm trees, in a frame of brilliants. Mounted in platinum. Antique Diamond Knot Necklace. English, circa 1880. Photo courtesy A La Vieille Russie Old-mine diamond necklace set in gold and silver, in a knot design, apparently a Savoy... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2013

Georgian & Victorian cornelian inataglio rings at Bentley & Skinner

A Georgian cornelian inataglio ring - Photo courtesy Bentley & Skinner the oval cornelian measuring 2.1 x 1.8cms, seal-engraved with a classic male head, bearded and in profile, in a yellow gold setting with an open back and tapering gold shoulders, gross weight 7.7 grams, 1820. Price: £3,950.00 A Georgian cornelian intaglio ring - Photo courtesy Bentley & Skinner the oval cornelian plaque carved to depict the profile of a classical male, rubover set within a yellow gold mount with banded detail to the ridge, to a... [Lire la suite]
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