17 avril 2019

Christie's Magnificent Jewels totals $30.3 million

Lot 276. Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Twin-Stone Ring of 3.06 and 2.61 carats. Estimate: $6,000,000 - $8,000,000. Price Realized: $6,744,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 NEW YORK, NY.- The Christie’s New York April 16 auction of Magnificent Jewels achieved a total of $30,315,875. The sale sold 88% by Value and 86% by Lot, led by a sensational Twin-Stone Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Ring of 3.06 and 2.61 carats, which realized $6,744,500. Significant prices were achieved for colored diamonds and colorless diamonds,... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2019

A La Vieille Russie at TEFAF 2019, stand 365

Dorrie Nossiter (England, 1893 - 1977), Necklace and earrings, England, circa 1930. Natural seed pearls and mixed gems, including citrine, aquamarine, topaz, and alexandrite, set in gold and gilded silver. Necklace length 41 cm (16 in.) and earrings length 4.5 cm (1.8 in.). With removable brooch/pendant. © A La Vieille Russie at TEFAF 2019, stand 365. Victorian Salamander brooch, England, circa 1890. Demantoid garnet, diamond and gold. Length 10.2 cm (4... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2018

An Art Deco emerald and diamond bracelet, Raymond Yard, circa 1935

Lot 186. An Art Deco emerald and diamond bracelet, Raymond Yard, circa 1935. Estimate US$ 60,000 - 80,000 (€ 51,000 - 69,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 composed of three openwork plaques of rectangular form, pavé-set with fancy-shaped, baguette, single and old European-cut diamonds, each centrally set with step-cut emeralds, connected by pierced buckle-shaped connectors set with similarly cut diamonds, accented throughout with calibré-cut emeralds, signed Yard; estimated total diamond weight:... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2018

A La Vieille Russie, Stand 365 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

Coral and Diamonds Earrings, Cartier Paris, circa 1930. Coral, diamond, and platinum. Length 3.18 cm (1.25 in.). Image courtesy A La Vieille Russie / Stand 365. Pavé Diamond Duck Brooch, Raymond Yard, United States, circa 1925. Diamond, ruby, onyx, and platinum. Length 2.87 cm (1.13 in.). Image courtesy A La Vieille Russie / Stand 365.   Art Deco Bracelet, United States, circa 1930. Diamond, sapphire, emerald, ruby, enamel and platinum. Length 19.69 cm... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2018

A ruby and diamond bracelet, by Raymond Yard

Lot 181. A Burmese ruby and diamond bracelet, by Raymond Yard. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 348,500. © Christie's Image Ltd  2018 Designed as three articulated circular and fancy-cut diamond panels, each centering upon an oval-cut ruby, weighing approximately 2.26, 2.09 and 2.05 carats, flanked by graduated rectangular-cut rubies, the panels each joined by circular and baguette-cut diamond and calibré-cut ruby links, 1952, 7 1/2 ins., mounted in... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2018

SANDRA CRONAN LTD at Masterpiece London Art Fair, 28 june - 04 july 2018

A pair of Egyptian Revival earrings of circular design, English, circa 1885. © 2018 Masterpiece London Ltd featuring a central sphynx in relief, bordered by coloured enamel heiroglyphics.  An aquamarine and white opal dress of asymmetric design clip by Yard, American, circa 1933. © 2018 Masterpiece London Ltd  Four tapered silvers of opal are set into two diagonally opposing corners with two rows of diamond running up each side of the emerald cut aquamarine. Mounted in platinum.  Art Deco... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2017

Sandra Cronan Ltd at Masterpiece London 2017

Raymond Yard. An aquamarine and white opal dress of asymmetric design clip by Yard. Four tapered silvers of opal are set into two diagonally opposing corners with two rows of diamond running up each side of the emerald cut aquamarine. Mounted in platinum. American, circa 1933. Sandra Cronan Ltd, Stand D 15 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD A pair of Egyptian Revival earrings of circular design, featuring a central sphynx in relief, bordered by coloured enamel heiroglyphics. English, circa 1885. Sandra Cronan Ltd,... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2017

Christie's sale of jewels in New York to offer The Rockefeller Emerald

      Lot 126. The Rockefeller Emerald. A rare and historic emerald and diamond ring, by Raymond Yard. Estimate USD 4,000,000 - USD 6,000,000. Price realised USD 5,511,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York announced The Rockefeller Emerald highlighting its June 20th Magnificent Jewels New York auction. Sold on behalf of a private American Collector, this historically important gemstone is among the finest emeralds to be offered for sale at... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2017

A sapphire, Colombian emerald and diamond jabot pin, Raymond Yard

Lot 13. A sapphire, Colombian emerald and diamond jabot pin, Raymond Yard. Estimate US$ 16,000 - 18,000 (€15,000 - 17,000). Photo: Bonhams. of shield-shape design, set with a round cabochon emerald, embellished with two old European-cut diamonds, weighing an approximate total of 2.00 carats, further enhanced by single and round brilliant-cut diamonds, the second clip set with an oval-shaped cabochon sapphire, with round brilliant-cut diamond accents; signed Yard; mounted in platinum; length: 1... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2017

S.J. PHILLIPS LTD World famous antique dealer in historic jewels and fine silver exhibits at TEFAF Maastricht March 2017

A superlative 1930’s Burmese ruby and diamond cluster panel necklace by Cartier, New York. An exceptional example of the outstanding craftsmanship for which Cartier, in the first half of the 20th century, was so renowned it has an asking price of £4,200,000. Courtesy S.J. Phillips Ltd. The internationally renowned, London based, antiques dealer S.J. Phillips is once again exhibiting at TEFAF, the prestigious art and antiques fair in Maastricht, from March 10 to 19, 2017 (stand 118).  S.J. Phillips’ presence at TEFAF... [Lire la suite]