30 juillet 2013

Pair of 18 karat gold, diamond and colored diamond pendant-earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, circa 1980

Pair of 18 karat gold, diamond and colored diamond pendant-earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, circa 1980. Photo Sotheby's Of chandelier design, set with marquise-shaped diamonds of yellow hue weighing 7.32 carats, accented by round diamonds weighing 8.66 carats,signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered N.Y.50509. With signed box and envelope. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 - Lot Sold: 47,500 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 20 Sep 2012 - www.sothebys.com

17 janvier 2013

Barbara Mullen photograhed by Richard Avedon, New York, 1951

Barbara Mullen photograhed by Richard Avedon, New York, 1951
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01 décembre 2012

Magnificent Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond and Diamond Pendant-Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 19

Magnificent Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond and Diamond Pendant-Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1978 -  Photo Sotheby's The flexible necklace set with numerous round diamonds weighing approximately 95.00 carats, length 18 inches, signed VCA, numbered N.Y. 47924; suspending a detachable pendant centered by a heart-shaped Fancy Intense Yellow diamond weighing 47.14 carats, framed by round diamonds weighing approximately 8.00 carats, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered NY... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2012

Lillian Bassman, The Spotted Furs, Furred: Barbara Mullen in a Coat by Traina-Norell, New York, Harper's Bazaar, 1954

Lillian Bassman, The Spotted Furs, Furred: Barbara Mullen in a Coat by Traina-Norell, New York, Harper's Bazaar, 1954. Photo Philips de Pury Gelatin silver print, printed later. 43.4 x 56.4 cm (17 1/8 x 22 1/4 in) Signed in ink on an artist's label affixed to the verso. Number 7 from an edition of 25. ESTIMATE £3,000 - 5,000  PROVENANCE Private Collection, New York LITERATURE D. Salomon, ed., Lillian Bassman: Women, New York, 2009, pp.90–91 Philips de Pury & Company.... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2012

Platinum and Diamond Bracelet and Necklace Combination, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1966

Platinum and Diamond Bracelet and Necklace Combination, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1966. Photo Sotheby's The flexible necklace composed of numerous round diamonds weighing approximately 45.00 carats, length 16 inches; the center section detaches to form two bracelets, lengths 6⅞ and 6¾ inches, all components signed V.C.A., numbered N.Y. 37199. With signed pouch. Estimation: 75,000 - 100,000 USD  Sotheby's. Important Jewels, New York | 20 sept. 2012. www.sothebys.com
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19 août 2012

David Webb. A beautiful black enamel, ruby, emerald and diamond horse bracelet. New York, circa 1970

David Webb. A beautiful black enamel, ruby, emerald and diamond horse bracelet. New York, circa 1970 © Epoque Fine Jewels  the black enamel articulated hinged bangle designed as a horse, with cabochon emerald eyes and pavé-set diamond mane with cabochon ruby, holding a pavé-set diamond hoop in its mouth, joined to its black enamel tail, mounted in 18 karat gold and platinum. Signed WEBB. Total diamond weight: approx 2,60 ct. Inner circumference:16,2cm. Price unpon request... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2012

A Gold, Diamond And Hardstone Letter Opener, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, Circa 1960

A Gold, Diamond And Hardstone Letter Opener, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, Circa 1960. Photo Sotheby's the handle moldeled as a stylized bird, the body carved of ruby matrix, with diamond-set head and tail feathers and emerald eye. Reverse engraved VAN CLEEF & ARPELS N.Y. 47080; length 8 1/8 in. 20.6 cm - Estimate 2,500-3,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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17 août 2012

An Indian Carved Ivory Elephant Mounted In Gold And Jewels, Retailed By Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 20th Century

An Indian Carved Ivory Elephant Mounted In Gold And Jewels, Retailed By Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 20th Century. Photo Sotheby's in walking position, wearing gold caparison set with rubies, emeralds and other stones, the howdah similarly mounted; in gold-mounted vitrine. Rim of vitrine engraved VAN CLEEF & ARPELS NY 35083; height of the vitrine 8 1/4 in.; length of the elephant 4 1/4 in. 21 cm; 10.7 cm. Estimate 6,000-8,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York |... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2012

A very rare platinum, carved emerald, emerald and sapphire brooch, Cartier, New York, circa 1920

A very rare platinum, carved emerald, emerald and sapphire brooch, Cartier, New York, circa 1920. photo Sotheby's The large octagonal-shaped carved emerald depicting a Mughal flower motif, framed by channel-set calibré-cut sapphires, accented at four sides with clusters of cabochon sapphires outlined by calibré-cut emeralds and sapphires, signed Cartier N.Y. Lot 428 estimate 300,000-500,000 USD NOTE: Together with a Certificate of Authenticity from Cartier. Sotheby's. Magnificent... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2012

Diamond and onyx brooch, circa 1915, Cartier, New York

Diamond and onyx  brooch, circa 1915, Cartier, New York. Photo Sotheby's Suspending on an oscillating pear-shaped diamond weighing 3.46 carats, supported by a link chain set with circular-cut diamonds and marquise-shaped onyx, the diamonds together weighing approximately 1.00 carats, mounted in platinum, signed. Estimate 1,300,000-1,500,000 HKD NOTE: Accompanied by GIA report numbered 2126058447, dated 26 April 2011, stating that the 3.46 carat diamond is D colour, Internally Flawless... [Lire la suite]
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