16 février 2013

Two emerald, ruby and diamond insignia of the Royal Hungarian Order of St Stephen, late 18th century to early 19th century

Two emerald, ruby and diamond insignia of the Royal Hungarian Order of St Stephen, late 18th century to early 19th century.Photo Sotheby's Comprising two brooches set with square-cut and pear-shaped emeralds, cushion-shaped rubies and old mine diamonds, representing the Badge and Central Section taken from a Breast Star, all but the central motif re-set during the later part of the 19th Century. Lot Sold: 36,250 USD PROVENANCE: The Thurn und Taxis Collection, Sotheby's Geneva, November 17, 1992, lot 273. ... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2012

Plus de 700 bijoux en vente chez Sotheby's Genève les 14 & 15 mai 2012‏

  Le Beau Sancy (est. $2‐4 millions). Photo Sotheby's Les 14 et 15 mai 2012, Sotheby’s Genève présentera plus de 700 lots dans le cadre de sa vente de haute joaillerie et de bijoux de provenance aristocratique. Ces deux journées seront marquées par la mise en vente le 15 mai du Beau Sancy, l’un des diamants historiques les plus importants jamais mis aux enchères. Selon David Bennett, Président du Département de Haute Joaillerie de Sotheby’s en Europe et au Moyen‐Orient et Co‐Président de Sotheby’s Suisse, « notre... [Lire la suite]

25 novembre 2010

Bonhams in London Sell Hoffmeister Collection of Royal Meissen Porcelain for £3 Million

Black and Gold-Striped service plate. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- The auction of ‘The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain Part III’ took place today (24.11.10) at Bonhams, New Bond Street and made £790,560, selling 81% by lot and 71% by value. This brings the total for the three sales of finest collection of Meissen porcelain to £2,988,120. The top selling lot today was an extremely rare Meissen plate from the ‘Black and Gold-Striped’ service circa 1735 which is believed at one time to have been in the possession of Baron... [Lire la suite]


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