18 avril 2019

Masterpieces of design drive Sotheby’s spring jewelry auctions to achieve $21.5 million in New York

NEW YORK  – Propelled by strong interest in antique and contemporary jewels from the houses of Bulgari, Tiffany & Co., Cartier and Harry Winston, as well as for highly impressive colored and white diamonds, Sotheby’s spring auctions of Magnificent Jewels and Fine Jewels concluded today in New York with a combined total of $21.5 million. Below is a look at some of the highlights that drove today’s sparkling results: MAGNIFICENT JEWELS Auction Total: $17.7 Million Gary Schuler, Chairman of Sotheby’s Jewelry Division, Americas... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2019

Historic jewels and exceptional gemstones highlight Christie's Geneva Magnificent Jewels Auction

GENEVA.- On 15 May 2019, Geneva Magnificent Jewels auction will be highlighted by superb jewels of exceptional craftsmanship, historical provenance and pieces by the most sought-after jewellery houses including Cartier, Bulgari, Van Cleef & Arpels and Harry Winston. The jewels will be on view at Christie’s London from 9 to 11 April and at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues, Geneva from 10 to 15 May during Christie’s Luxury Sales.  HISTORICAL JEWELS An early 19th century emerald and diamond fringe... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2019

A sapphire and diamond ring, by Harry Winston

Lot 191. A 18.65 carats Sri Lankan sapphire and diamond ring, by Harry Winston. Estimate £ 60,000 - 80,000 (€ 70,000 - 93,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019.  The cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing 18.65 carats, within a crossover surround pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 3.30 carats total, signed Winston, maker's mark for Jacques Timey, ring size J (sizing spring). Accompanied by a report from AGL stating that the sapphire is of Sri Lankan origin, with no evidence of heat or clarity... [Lire la suite]
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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]
26 mars 2019

Impressive and rare 16.08 carat D colour VVS1 clarity type IIA diamond and diamond ring, Harry Winston

Lot 993. Impressive and rare 16.08 carat D colour VVS1 clarity type IIA diamond and diamond ring, Harry Winston. Estimate Upon Request. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Centring on an emerald-cut diamond weighing 16.08 carats, flanked by two trapeze-shaped diamonds together weighing approximately 1.20 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Ring size: 4 3/4. GIA report numbered 5151810081, dated 10 October 2018, stating that the diamond is 16.08 carats, D colour, VVS1 clarity; along with a diamond type... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2019

A Highly Important Suite of Kashmir, Burmese, Sri Lankan Sapphire and Diamond Jewellery, By Harry Winston

  Lot 2194. A Highly Important Suite of Kashmir, Burmese, Sri Lankan Sapphire and Diamond Jewellery, By Harry Winston. Estimate HKD 38,000,000 - 48,000,000 (USD 4,840,782 - 6,114,672). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Comprising: a necklace set with 16 cushion-and oval-shaped sapphires weighing 75.22 carats in total, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, spaced by vari-shaped diamonds, 206 diamonds altogether weighing 108.33 carats, pendant detachable; a ring centered by a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing... [Lire la suite]

30 janvier 2019

A sapphire and diamond necklace, by Harry Winston

Lot 188. A 90.05 carats Ceylon briolette sapphire and diamond necklace, by Harry Winston. Estimate CHF 180,000 - CHF 220,000. Price realised CHF 197,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The baguette-cut diamond line suspending a marquise-shaped diamond and a sapphire briolette, weighing approximately 90.05 carats, mounted in platinum and gold, 41.0 cm, in black suede Harry Winston fitted case. With maker's mark of Jacques Timey for Harry Winston. Accompanied by... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2019

A ruby and diamond fringe necklace, by Harry Winston

Lot 247. A Burmese ruby and diamond fringe necklace, by Harry Winston. Estimate CHF 300,000 - CHF 500,000. Price realised CHF 353,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Suspending at the front a graduated fringe of oval-shaped ruby and diamond clusters with baguette-cut diamond detail and pear-shaped diamond pendants, to the oval-shaped ruby, baguette and brilliant-cut diamond line, mounted in platinum and gold, 40.5 cm. With maker's mark of Jacques Timey for Harry Winston.  ... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2019

A ruby and diamond necklace, by Harry Winston

Lot 218. A Burmese ruby and diamond necklace, by Harry Winston. Estimate CHF 360,000 - CHF 540,000. Price realised CHF 509,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a graduated series of cushion-shaped ruby and marquise-cut diamond clusters with circular-cut and pear-shaped diamond floral spacers to the diamond flower clasp, mounted in platinum and gold, 36.0 cm, in a Harry Winston blue suede pouch. With maker's mark of Jacques Timey for Harry Winston . Accompanied by report no. 79283... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2019

An important diamond 'Holly Wreath' necklace by Harry Winston

Lot 346. An important diamond 'Holly Wreath' necklace by Harry Winston, 1960s. Estimate CHF 1,500,000 - CHF 2,500,000. Price realised CHF 1,685,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The graduated collar composed of a continuous series of pear and brilliant-cut diamond trefoil clusters, joined by marquise-cut diamond connections, to a concealed clasp, can detach to form a pair of bracelets, 1960s, 41.6 cm. Signed Winston, no. 4984. HOLLY WREATHProclaimed 'The King of Diamonds' in 1947, Harry Winston... [Lire la suite]
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