01 janvier 2016

A Magnificent Tiara, circa 1875

Lot 200: A Magnificent Tiara, circa 1875. Photo Dupuis Designed as a graduated series of pansies, each centering an old mine-cut diamond amid petals and foliage decorated with smaller old mine-cut and rose-cut diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, flowers detachable with fittings to wear as brooches and hair ornaments, with box monogrammed RB and stamped R & S Garrard & Co., Goldsmiths, Jewellers, & c. To The King, By Special Appointment To The Crown, Haymarket, London. Hammer Price $230,000... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2015

The Chaumet Westminster Tiara. A Belle Époque enamel and diamond tiara, by Chaumet

The Chaumet Westminster Tiara. A Belle Époque enamel and diamond tiara, by Chaumet. Estimate CHF360,000 – CHF520,000 ($363,069 - $524,433). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Of Kokoshnik design, composed of a series of graduated translucent royal blue plique-à-jour enamel curved panels, each overlaid with old-cut diamond trailing forget-me-not floral motifs, interspersed with collet-set diamond lines, to the cushion-shaped diamond openwork cartouche centre and similarly-set upper border, circa 1910, mounted in... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

Platimiro Fiorenza's Coral treasures

Platimiro Fiorenza, Chalice, gold, coral and precious stones, cm. 33, 1988, Cathedral of Monreale. Platimiro Fiorenza, Madonna of Trapani, gold, coral and precious stones, cm. 34, 1993. Vatican Museums, Rome. Platimiro Fiorenza, Stoup, gold, silver, coral and precious stones, cm. 28, 1993, the Vatican Museums, Rome. Platimiro Fiorenza, Bishop's ring, gold and coral, with a depiction of the Madonna of Trapani, 1998. Platimiro Fiorenza, Plate, Mediterranean coral and silver, made with the technique of... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2014

Hunt & Roskell, Tiara with oak leaves and acorns, c.1855.

Hunt & Roskell, Tiara with oak leaves and acorns, c. 1855.
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09 février 2014

Tiara in the form of a wreath, made in England, c.1850.

Tiara in the form of a wreath, made in England, c.1850.
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05 février 2014

An impressive emerald, natural pearl, cultured pearl and diamond tiara

An impressive emerald, natural pearl, cultured pearl and diamond tiara. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2012 The Belle Epoque diamond-set scroll tapering bandeau on a later added base of graduated cultured and natural pearls with diamond rondelle spacers, to the later added graduated bar surmount set with cultured and natural pearls, emeralds and diamonds, inner diameter 14.5 cm. Estimate CHF140,000 - CHF230,000 ($150,173 - $246,713). Price Realized CHF555,000 ($588,189) Accompanied by report no. 62909 dated 2 April 2012 from the SSEF... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2013

A Belle Epoque tiara

A Belle Epoque tiara. Of kokoshnik design, the old-cut diamond foliate openwork band interspersed with button-shaped cultured pearls and (untested) pearls of varying hues, the centre set with a cushion-shaped diamond, adapted, circa 1905, 33.0 cm inner circumference.
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30 décembre 2013

House of Savoy Tiaras

  House of Savoy Tiara   House of Savoy Tiara Diamond laurel wreath tiara, part of the collection of the House of Savoy. Opal tiara of the Savoys.
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29 décembre 2013

1920 Cartier Tiara

  1920 Cartier Tiara. Photo courtesy Cartier
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10 août 2013

Chaumet

The Bourbon-Parme tiara made by Joseph Chaumet in 1919 for the wedding of Edwige de La Rochefoucauld to Prince Sixtus of Bourbon Parma. Platinum and diamonds. © Chaumet Collection, Paris. Tiara made by Chaumet in 1908 for the Marquise de Talhouët. Gold, silver and diamonds. © Chaumet Collection, Paris. Joséphine tiara in platinum, paved with brilliant- and baguette-cut diamonds, set with a pear-cut fancy yellow diamond. Joséphine tiara in platinum, paved with brilliant- and baguette-cut diamonds, set with a brilliant-cut... [Lire la suite]