30 juillet 2016

Natural pearl and diamond hat pin, late 19th century

Lot 566. Natural pearl and diamond hat pin, late 19th century. Estimate 100,000 — 200,000 CHF. Lot sold 140,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 Set with a drop-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 11.30 x 12.05 x 17.50mm, highlighted with circular-cut and rose diamonds, length approximately 105mm, French assay and partial maker's marks.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 62973, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. Jewels from the collection of... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2016

Diamond rivière, late 19th century

Lot 569. Diamond rivière, late 19th century. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 CHF. Lot sold 386,500 CHF.Photo Sotheby's 2012 Designed as a graduated row of fifty-five circular-cut and cushion-shaped diamonds, length approximately 557mm. Jewels from the collection of Princess Frances Alice Poniatowska (1901-1989), née Willing Lawrance. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels Geneva | 14 Nov 2012
30 juillet 2016

Pair of natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings, circa 1900

Lot 568. Pair of natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings, circa 1900. Estimate 180,000 — 280,000 CHF. Lot sold 386,500 CHF.Photo Sotheby's 2012 Each circular-cut diamond suspending a drop-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 11.85 x 12.30 x 15.30mm and 12.00 x 12.10 x 16.80mm respectively, capped with a foliate surmount millegrain-set with a circular-cut and rose diamonds, screw back fittings. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 62923, stating that the pearls were found to be... [Lire la suite]