13 juillet 2017

An enamel, emerald, ruby, diamond, platinum and 18K gold butterfly brooch, by Mauboussin, Paris 1965

Lot 553. An enamel, emerald, ruby, diamond, platinum and 18K gold butterfly brooch, by Mauboussin, Paris 1965. Estimation : 60 000 € / 80 000 € © Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo en or jaune et platine. Il figure un papillon aux ailes déployées. Le corps est serti de diamants et d'émeraudes gravées, les antennes soulignées de diamants et de cabochons de rubis. Les ailes asymétriques, en émail plique-à-jour polychrome sont soulignées de saphirs calibrés et de diamants. Les ailes supérieures sont ornées... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2017

Platinum, 18 Karat White Gold, Aquamarine, Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, Mauboussin, Paris, circa 1940

Lot 246. Platinum, 18 Karat White Gold, Aquamarine, Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, Mauboussin, Paris, circa 1940. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  Centering an emerald-cut aquamarine weighing approximately 45.00 carats, within a scrolling panel set with round and baguette diamonds weighing approximately 8.70 carats, completed by cone-shaped links set with round sapphires, length 6 inches, signed Mauboussin, Paris, with French assay mark and French maker's mark for Verger Fils; circa 1940.  ... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2017

18 Karat Gold, Citrine and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Sterlé, Paris, circa 1950

Lot 107.  Formerly from the Collection of Queen Narriman of Egypt. 18 Karat Gold, Citrine and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Sterlé, Paris, circa 1950. Estimation 175,000 — 225,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. The necklace and bracelet of stylized wreath form, the bracelet enhanced by a gold link tassel, set with numerous pear-shaped citrines and one heart-shaped citrine, accented by round and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 11.00 carats, necklace length 15 inches, unsigned,... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2017

Platinum, Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Brooch, Cartier, Paris, 1930s

Lot 105. Platinum,  Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Brooch, Cartier, Paris, 1930s. Estimation 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Of foliate design, set with two emerald-cut sapphires weighing approximately 10.40 and 7.75 carats, accented by round, baguette, old European-cut, pear and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 13.95 carats, signed Cartier Paris, numbered 07529, with French assay and maker's marks; 1930s. Provenance: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Magnificent Jewelry of the Late Mrs. John... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2017

Pair of Boulle encoignures "Aux Espagnolettes", Louis XV, by J. BAUMHAUER, Paris, ca. 1755

Lot 1070. Pair of Boulle encoignures "Aux Espagnolettes", Louis XV, by J. BAUMHAUER (Joseph Baumhauer, "ébéniste du Roi" ca. 1749), Paris, ca. 1755. Estimate CHF 150 000 / 200 000 (€ 138 890 / 231 480). Photo: Koller. Brown tortoiseshell, exquisitely inlaid with brass mounts "en première-partie"; blossoms, leaves, scrolls, cartouches and decorative frieze. Front with central door and 2 drawers. Exquisite matte and polished gilt bronze mounts and applications. The busts and the central cartouche... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

Desk with lacquer pannels, Louis XV, signed J.F. DUBUT (Jean François Dubut, died 1778), guild stamp, Paris ca. 1755/60

Lot 1093. Desk with lacquer pannels, Louis XV, signed J.F. DUBUT (Jean François Dubut, died 1778), guild stamp, Paris, ca. 1755-60. Estimate CHF 100 000 / 180 000 (€ 92 590 / 166 670). Photo: Koller. Purpleheart in veneer, and inlaid with reserves and decorated with panels lacquered in the"goût chinois"; idealized park landscape on a black ground, depicting human figures as hunters and exotic animals. Top lined with green, used leather, edged in brass. 6 curved legs. Front with central drawer, the... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2017

Art Deco Coloured Stone, Diamond and Enamel 'Bird' Brooch, Lacloche Frères, Paris, circa 1930

Lot 1730. Art Deco Coloured Stone, Diamond and Enamel 'Bird' Brooch, Lacloche Frères, Paris, circa 1930. Estimate 600,000 — 750,000 HKD (67,756 - 84,695 EUR). Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. The openwork circular plaque depicting a calibré-cut ruby, sapphire, emerald and onyx bird amidst similarly-set floral blossoms, enhanced by black enamel branches and diamond collet details, to the old-cut diamond border together weighing approximately 3.00 carats, mounted in platinum, circa 1930, signed... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2017

Platinum and Diamond Brooch, Lacloche, Paris, circa 1915

Lot 453. Platinum and Diamond Brooch, Lacloche, Paris, circa 1915. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 22,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. The oval-shaped plaque depicting two roses, set with old European, single and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 7.50 carats, signed Lacloche Paris, numbered 70885, with French assay and workshop marks; circa 1915.   Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels Including Property From the Collection of Marjorie S. Fisher, Palm Beach, New York,  8 déc. 2016
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20 mars 2017

1920s Lacloche Frères Paris Amber Enamel Diamond Gold Lady's Compact

1920s Lacloche Frères Paris Amber Enamel Diamond Gold Lady's Compact © Trafalgar Jewellers The 18 carat yellow gold rectangular case decorated to the front and back with a red and black enamel chinoiserie scene, framing a central amber panel accented with a shou character set with rose-cut diamonds. Framed with rose-cut diamond borders and seed pearl thumbpiece. Opens to reveal a vanity mirror, two powder compartments with 18-cart gold lids and a spring mounted 18 carat yellow gold lipstick dispenser. French assay and... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2017

Lacloche Frères, Pin, Paris, about 1927-1930

Lacloche Frères, Pin, Paris, about 1927-1930. White gold, platinum, emeralds, brilliant-cut diamonds and stained chalcedony. Bequeathed by Miss J.H.G. Gollan, M.25-1976 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017.  This brooch is in the shape of a stylised cypress tree. It shows many of the characteristics of Art Deco jewellery, which was fashionable between the First and Second World Wars. The diamonds are set against stained chalcedony to form areas of contrasting pattern and reflection. Black onyx was often used in Art... [Lire la suite]
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