01 janvier 2016
Lot 381: A Rare Antique Conch Pearl, Pearl and Diamond Tiara-Necklace, late 19th century. Hammer Price $44,000 CAN. Photo Dupuis Designed as a tapering fringe, embellished by a series of conch pearls alternated with pearls, terminals of old European-cut diamond trefoil motifs extending from a line of graduated old-cut diamonds, with a diamond-set knife-edge necklet, length 15 1/4 ins in necklace form, mounted in silver and gold, with tiara attachment fitting and original fitted box, pearls not tested for natural.
08 septembre 2015
Silver-Topped Gold, Pearl and Diamond Tiara-Necklace, late 19th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. The graduating scrollwork flourishes set with numerous single, rose and old mine-cut diamonds weighing approximately 4.70 carats, accented by 14 button-shaped pearls measuring approximately 6.4 to 4.1 mm; together with a tiara fitting, the sides of the design are detachable for variety of wear; late 19th century.With fitted box stamped Carrington & Co. Jewellers. ... [Lire la suite]