07 juin 2016

Diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s

Lot 101. Diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s. Estimate 7,500 — 10,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500  GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as two birds, set with brilliant-cut diamonds of yellow and near colourless tint, size H, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French assay and maker’s marks Please note that the diamonds of yellow tint have not been tested for natural colour origin.  Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London | 06 Jun 2016
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28 avril 2016

Very important and unique gem set and diamond demi-parure, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s

Lot 493. Very important and unique gem set and diamond demi-parure, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s. Estimate 1,440,000 — 2,400,000 CHF (1,316,039 - 2,193,398 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Comprising: a necklace of Indian inspiration, set with variously shaped emeralds and rubies, seed pearls, drop-shaped and a carved emerald, circular-cut, cushion-shaped and a pear-shaped diamond, supporting a detachable pendant set with a cabochon pear-shaped emerald, circular-cut rubies, similarly cut,... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2016

A diamond, emerald, and ruby "Danseuse" brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1944

Lot 86. A diamond, emerald, and ruby "Danseuse" brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1944. Estimate US$50,000 - 70,000 (€44,000 - 62,000). Photo Bonhams.  designed as a ballerina, with a pear-shaped rose-cut diamond face, her sleeves accented with two cushion-cut emeralds and skirt detailed with circular-cut emeralds and rubies; signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no.7033; mounted in 18k gold; length: 2in. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 15:00 EDT, NEW YORK
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08 mars 2015

S.J. Shrubsole, Corp at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

A pair of mother-of-pearl and diamond clips by Mauboussin, Paris, circa 1970. S.J. Shrubsole, Corp (stand 268). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) A pair of chrysoprase and diamond earrings by Wander & Co., Paris, circa 1960. S.J. Shrubsole, Corp (stand 268). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) A pair of green quartzite and gold earrings by Cartier New York, 1973. S.J. Shrubsole, Corp (stand 268). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) A... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2015

Hancocks at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Lacloche Frères, Art Deco Chinoiserie Desk Clock, Paris, circa 1925. Mother-of-pearl, carved coral, black lacquer, rose quartz, carved agate, blue enamel and diamonds. Dial decoration by Vladimir Makovsky. Hancocks (stand 243).  TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Though the art of inlay was primarily credited to Far Eastern artisans in the Art Deco period, one European craftsman, the Russian Vladimir Makovsky (1884-1966), is known to have practiced the technique with as much... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2015

Epoque Fine Jewels at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Necklace of Oriental Inspiration, 18kt. gold, platinum, emerald, rubies, brilliant cut diamonds. Signed 'Van Cleef & Arpels' and numbered, Paris, circa 1960. Epoque Fine Jewels (stand 130). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) The double woven chain set with eight emerald and ruby flower motifs with cabochon emerald drop, suspending nine pear shaped pendants, set with rubies and brilliant cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18kt. gold. Turtle Brooch, 18kt. gold and platinum, set... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2015

Van Cleef & Arpels‘s latest 'Cerfs-Volants' collection

Van Cleef & Arpels‘s latest 'Cerfs-Volants' collection. A faithful interpreter of lightness and movement, the Maison today pays homage to kites fluttering in the breeze. Symbols of protection in Asian culture, they offer their vitality to a brand-new collection: Cerfs-Volants. Van Cleef & Arpels, Cerfs-Volants Large Model Earrings. Pink gold, Sapphire.  These asymmetric earrings in pink gold, pink and mauve sapphires, white gold, white and grey mother-of-pearl and diamonds are surprising, bringing together two... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2014

A pair of aquamarine and diamond ear pendants, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A pair of aquamarine and diamond ear pendants, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each suspending a detachable pendant, set with a rectangular-cut aquamarine within a circular and marquise-cut diamond surround, to the circular and marquise-cut diamond cluster surmount, mounted in platinum, in a Van Cleef & Arpels brown suede pouch. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 3441 S.O. (Special Order). Estimate $35,000 – $55,000PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF KATHLEEN AND MARTIN FIELDChristie's. IMPORTANT... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2014

A "mystery-set" sapphire and diamond flower brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels

A "mystery-set" sapphire and diamond flower brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as a calibré-cut sapphire flower, centering upon a circular-cut diamond cluster pistil, extending a baguette-cut diamond stem and circular-cut diamond leaves, mounted in platinum and gold. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y. 61259. Estimate $90,000 – $120,000 Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELS, 10 June 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza - http://www.christies.com/
09 mai 2014

A diamond, onyx, emerald and enamel leopard brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A diamond, onyx, emerald and enamel leopard brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as a pavé-set diamond and onyx spot panther lying on a branch, with articulated paw and tail, emerald eyes and black enamel nose, 1976, 8.5 cm, with French assay mark for gold, in brown suede Van Cleef & Arpels pouch. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 26888. Estimate CHF30,000 – CHF40,000 ($34,358 - $45,811) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
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