11 juin 2019

An Art Deco emerald, sapphire and diamond belt buckle-brooch, Cartier

Lot 228. An Art Deco Colombian emerald of 38.71 carats, sapphire and diamond belt buckle-brooch, Cartier, 1922. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. Price realised USD 1,545,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Octagonal step-cut emerald of 38.71 carats, buff-top calibré-cut sapphires and emeralds, old and single-cut diamonds, platinum and 18k white gold (French marks), 3 ½ ins., 1922, unsigned, partial maker's mark (Atelier Renault), no. 0346, red Cartier case. Cartier, 2004: Certificate of AuthenticityAGL, 2019, report no. 1100313:... [Lire la suite]

31 octobre 2016

Natural pearl and diamond necklace

Lot 323. Aline de Rothschild's Natural pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Composed of three rows of graduated natural pearls measuring from approximately 6.5 to 9.1mm, to a clasp set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, shortest length approximately 400mm. Accompanied by an SSEF report.  Provenance: Aline de Rothschild (1865-1909), who married Sir Edward Albert Sassoon, 2nd Baronet (1896-1912), then to their son, Sir Philip... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2015

An historic early 19th century emerald and diamond fringe necklace

An historic early 19th century Colombian emerald and diamond fringe necklace. Estimate CHF1,450,000 – CHF2,400,000 ($1,495,677 - $2,475,603). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a series of nine graduated emerald and diamond square-shaped clusters, the central cluster with a large cushion-shaped emerald drop suspended from a diamond-set scroll mount and flanked by two smaller drops, the diamond collet intersections with smaller emerald and diamond square-shaped cluster drops, circa 1810, 42.5 cm, mounted... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2014

Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich

King John Cup, c. 1325. Silver, enamel, precious stones; height: 38.8 cm. King’s Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council. Photo: Pete Huggins NORWICH- A major exhibition of works of art celebrating the rich and distinctive culture and artistic heritage of East Anglia, from antiquity through to the present day, will mark the unveiling of the newly-refurbished galleries by Foster + Partners at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich. Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia, opening on 14 September 2013,... [Lire la suite]