29 juillet 2017

An 18th century ruby and diamond 'Sacred Heart' brooch

  A ruby and diamond 'Sacred Heart' brooch, Portuguese, circa 1780. © Symbolic & Chase Designed as a wounded flaming heart set with rubies, encircled by a wreath, surmounted by a diamond-set cross. £28,000 Please enquire here. Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Dr Joan Evans. Note: The image of the flaming wounded heart of Jesus encircled by a wreath has become a well known motif in Roman Catholicism as a representation of the devotion to The Sacred Heart of Jesus, symbolising the... [Lire la suite]
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27 juin 2017

Important antique jewellery and silver at Masterpiece London 2017

LONDON - Two leading London dealers, Koopman Rare Art and S.J. Phillips Ltd, are both exhibiting at Masterpiece London 2017, the prestigious art and antiques fair, which opens next week June 29 (press day Wednesday June 28). A set of four exceptionally illustrious candlesticks made by the silversmith Paul Crespin after a design by William Kent (1685-1748) is just one of the many highlights on display on Koopman Rare Art’s stand (C29) at the forthcoming prestigious Masterpiece London 2017 Fair.  Considered to be the earliest... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2017

An early 18th Century gold and diamond necklace, Portuguese.

Lot 7. An early 18th Century gold and diamond necklace, Portuguese. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (US$12,000 - 19,000). Sold for £11,250 (€13,323). Photo Bonhams. Designed as a series of ribbon-bow motif links suspending a girandole fringe, the central larger girandole with an additional foliate link, set throughout with table and rose-cut diamonds in closed-back collet settings, length 37.0cm, original fitted case by Franklin, 37 Duke Street, London   Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 27 Apr 2017,... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2017

A colourless beryl and paste Devant de Corsage, Portuguese, third quarter of the 18th Century

Lot 6. A colourless beryl and paste Devant de Corsage, Portuguese, third quarter of the 18th Century. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (US$7,400 - 9,900). Sold for £7,500 (€8,882). Photo Bonhams. Designed as a ribbon bow, the stylised flower head motif issuing from the centre, set throughout with vari-cut foiled colourless beryl, suspending a pear-shaped pendant, composed of foiled paste in closed-back settings, mounted in silver, may be worn as a brooch or pendant, length 10.3cm, cased Note: For similar examples... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2015

A pair of diamond pendent earrings, Portuguese, 18th century

A pair of diamond pendent earrings, Portuguese, 18th century. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€5,500 - 8,300). Photo Bonhams. The graduated series of openwork scrolling, bow and quatrefoil plaques, decorated with table-cut diamonds, closed-back settings throughout, two diamonds deficient, later earring fittings, length 7.2cm Note: For a similar example see "Five Centuries of Jewellery", National Museum of Art, Lisbon, London, 1995, ill.no.79. Bonhams. JEWELLERY, 13 May 2015 11:00 BST - LONDON,... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2015

A diamond girandole brooch and pair of earrings, Portuguese, 2nd half of the 18th century

A diamond girandole brooch and pair of earrings, Portuguese, 2nd half of the 18th century. Estimate £12,000 - 15,000 (€16,000 - 21,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each of highly stylised floral and foliate design suspending three pendants, set throughout with rose-cut diamonds in silver closed-back settings, each converted to a brooch, brooch width 3.8cm, earring width 3.8cm, fitted tooled and leather case Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 22 Apr 2015 14:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET

03 avril 2015

A gem-set choker, Portuguese, 3rd quarter of the 18th century

A gem-set choker, Portuguese, 3rd quarter of the 18th century. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€8,200 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. The central highly stylised scrolling floral and foliate plaque on a chain of stylised flowerhead clusters, set throughout with vari-cut garnets, topaz and quartz in foiled, closed-back settings, mounted in silver, length 29.5cm, fitted leather case Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 22 Apr 2015 14:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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03 avril 2015

An 18th century topaz and chrysoberyl pendeloque pendant and pair of earrings, Portuguese

An 18th century topaz and chrysoberyl pendeloque pendant and pair of earrings, Portuguese. Estimate £8,000 - 10,000 (€11,000 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each bow surmount suspending a pear-shaped drop, set throughout with vari-cut topaz and chrysoberyls in foiled, closed-back silver settings, pendant length 6.2cm, earring length 4.4cm, fitted case Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 22 Apr 2015 14:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
03 avril 2015

An 18th century topaz girandole pendant and pair of earrings, Portuguese

An 18th century topaz girandole pendant and pair of earrings, Portuguese. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€8,200 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. Set throughout with vari-cut topaz in foiled, closed-back silver-gilt settings, pendant length 5.5cm, earring length 4.9cm  Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 22 Apr 2015 14:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
22 février 2014

18th century diamond and ruby spray brooch, Portuguese, c.1750

18th century diamond and ruby spray brooch, Portuguese c.1750.  designed as a central scrolling stem of rubies emanating ruby and diamond flowerheads and diamond foliage, close set in silver with gold to the rubies. Length 6cms / 2 3/8''. Weight: 18g. Price on request. S.J. Phillips Ltd. www.sjphillips.com
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