16 juillet 2020

Christie's announces highlights included in the Magnificent Jewels sale in New York

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York announces the July 29th auction of Magnificent Jewels and the concurrent Jewels Online sale from July 22 to August 6/7. The auction includes a significant selection of colorless diamonds, colored diamonds, and gemstones, along with signed pieces by Belperron, Bulgari, Cartier, Graff, Harry Winston, JAR, Lacloche, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels. The sale will offer over 260 lots, with estimates ranging from $10,000 to $5,000,000.The July 29th auction is led by... [Lire la suite]

09 juillet 2020

Christie's results: Paris Fine Jewels sale achieves a total of €4,6 million

Lot 102. Sapphire, diamond and ruby desk clock, Van Cleef & Arpels, from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ personal collection. Circular-cut sapphires, single-cut diamonds, cabochon rubies, 18K gold (750), mechanical movement, circa 1956, 18.6 x 13.0 x 7.0 cm, gross weight: 614.90 g, signed Van Cleef & Arpels on the dial, no. NY 34565. Estimate EUR 40,000 - 80,000. Price realised EUR 310,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. PARIS.- The Jewelry department achieved great results today which... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2020

The Magnificent Wakil Emerald Emerges for Auction

Lot 50: The Wakil Emerald. Platinum, gold, 20.246 carats emerald and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1974. Estimate $200,000–250,000. Courtesy Smith & Singer. Of cluster design, centring a claw-set pear-shaped modified brilliant and step-cut emerald weighing 20.246 carats, framed by a border of brilliant-cut diamonds to shoulders partially pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 3.50 carats, size F, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered 24433. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2020

Sotheby's unveils a new season of jewellery auctions

Lot 1. Property from a Distinguished American Collection. A magnificent gem-set, diamond and enamel  ‘Tutti Frutti’ Bracelet by Cartier, circa 1930. Estimate: 600,000 - 800,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled today a new season of jewellery auctions, including dates for the company’s flagship spring jewellery sales. Postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, these highly-anticipated sales - often considered as a bellwether for the market – follow a... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2020

Christie's announces new online-only sales open for browsing

Christie’s Hong Kong will offer Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, a wide range of jades, bronzes, scholar’s objects and Ming and Qing porcelains. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced new sales have been added to its April Calendar of Online-Only Auctions, spanning fine arts, decorative arts, and luxury categories. As art world audiences turn to digital platforms to engage and transact, Christie’s continues to refresh its digital offerings to provide collectors with continued opportunities to... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2020

Mrs Vera Espirito Santo's mystery-set sapphire and diamond flower brooch & ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 26. The property of Mrs Vera Espirito Santo. A pair of mystery-set sapphire and diamond flower ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF 60,000 - CHF 80,000. Price realised CHF 131,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Each as a seven-petal mystery-set sapphire blossom, centering upon a brilliant-cut diamond pistil, 2.8 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold, in grey suede Van Cleef & Arpels pouch. Signed and with maker's mark for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 79136. Lot 27. The property of Mrs... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2020

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

Lot 177. A magnificent pair of diamond ear pendants, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF 470,000 - CHF 750,000. Price realised CHF 1,805,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each top set with an inverted pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 2.44 and 2.30 carats, in a graduated brilliant-cut diamond surround, to the pear-shaped diamond pendant, weighing approximately 7.71 and 6.95 carats, in a similar surround and suspending a fringe of five pear-shaped diamonds, 6.2 cm, with French assay marks for... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2020

Exposition "Pierres Précieuses", Grande Galerie de l'Évolution

PARIS - Chaque année, le Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle propose une exposition temporaire d’envergure au sein de la Grande Galerie de l’Evolution. En 2020, c’est en collaboration avec Van Cleef & Arpels que le Muséum prépare cet événement. L’exposition « Pierres Précieuses », qui ouvre le 3 avril 2020, propose une immersion dans plusieurs univers intimement liés : la minéralogie, la gemmologie et la joaillerie. Pierres Précieuses brosse en premier lieu une histoire de la Terre et des savoir-faire, explorant la... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2019

Mid-20th century diamond necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 346. Mid-20th century diamond necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate GBP 120,000 - GBP 150,000. Price realised GBP 347,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Circular, baguette and pointed baguette-cut diamonds, circa 1950, 36.8 cm, signed VCA, no. NY39075 12. The property of a lady of title. Note; Cf. Van Cleef & Arpels, Diffusion Paris-Musees, 1992, p. 139, fig. 51 for a necklace of very similar design dated 1950. A set of diamond Van Cleef & Arpels jewels including a... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2019

A Natural Pearl and Diamond Ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 131: A Natural Pearl and Diamond Ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate £50,000 - £70,000. Courtesy Bonham's. The natural pearl, measuring 12.5mm x 11.3mm, between brilliant, marquise-cut and pear-shaped diamond shoulders, diamonds approximately 3.50 carats total, signed VCA, numbered 19830, French marks, ring size K Accompanied by a report from Danat stating that the pearl is natural, saltwater. Report number 108842, dated 4 April 2019.Accompanied by a copy of a report from GCS stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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