15 juin 2018

A group of diamond and 'mystery-set' sapphire and ruby jewelry, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 164. A group of diamond and 'mystery-set' sapphire and ruby jewelry, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 181,250. © Christie's Image Ltd  2018 Comprising a necklace designed in a tapered v-shape, a drop-shaped pendant mystery-set with square-cut sapphires and capped with brilliant-cut diamonds, and a drop-shaped pendant mystery-set with square-cut rubies and capped with brilliant-cut diamonds, and a finelink white gold chain,... [Lire la suite]

15 juin 2018

A 'mystery-set' sapphire and diamond brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 163. A 'mystery-set' sapphire and diamond brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 100,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Image Ltd  2018 Designed as a mystery-set sapphire leaf, with baguette-cut diamond stem and circular-cut diamond trim, 2 5/16 ins., with French assay marks for platinum and 18k gold. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 97921, with maker's mark. Christie's. Magnificent Jewels & The Collection of... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2018

A 10.31 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 34. A 10.31 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd  2018 Set with a rectangular-cut emerald, weighing approximately 10.31 carats, flanked on either side by a triangular-cut diamond, ring size 7, mounted in platinum and 18k gold; Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. NY 62241. Accompanied by report no. CS 1076524 dated 23 June 2016 from the AGL American... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2018

A pair of sapphire and diamond 'mystery-set' earrings, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s

Lot 176. A pair of sapphire and diamond 'mystery-set' earrings, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 312,500. © Christie's Image Ltd  2018 designed as two circular-cut diamond leaves suspending a detachable mystery-set sapphire drop, with a diamond-set cap, 1960, 2 ins., mounted in platinum. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 297840. The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller. Note: These earrings were... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

Jewels sparkle at Sotheby's this summer

Lot 379. Important diamond necklace, the centre supporting a briolette diamond weighing 20.30 carats, by Cartier. Estimate: £220,000 - £280,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Swing into the summer season with Sotheby’s: The Fine Jewels and online sales bring together a fabulous array of jewels for every occasion. The sales will offer pieces from across the decades – from antique jewels through 1920s chic to contemporary glamour – including eye-catching accessories for daytime as well as elegant evening jewels.... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2018

A Sapphire and Diamond Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 571. A 33.02 carats Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate HK$4,300,000 - 5,500,000 ($550,000-700,000). SOLD FOR HK$4,660,000. © Phillips One cushion-shaped sapphire, 33.02 carats. Twelve marquise-shaped diamonds in the surmount, totalling approximately 5.50 carats. Brilliant-cut diamonds on the necklace, totalling approximately 25.00 carats. 18 karat white gold and platinum. French assay and maker's marks. Pendant detachable in two ways to form... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2018

Vanity case, 1926, by Strauss, Allard & Meyer for Van Cleef and Arpels

Vanity case, 1926, by Strauss, Allard & Meyer for Van Cleef and Arpels. Amber-covered snakeskin, amethyst, lapis lazuli, rubies, jadeite, diamonds, enamel, hardstone, gold, platinum, mirrored plate glass. L x W x D: 9.5 × 4.5 × 1.5 cm. Stamped "Van Cleef & Arpels"; 27830. Lent by private collection. Accession Number 13.2016.18 © Cooper Hewitt Museum.
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04 mai 2018

Vanity case 'Cypress Tree', 1928, by Alfred Langlois for Van Cleef and Arpels

Vanity case 'Cypress Tree', 1928, by Alfred Langlois for Van Cleef and Arpels, gold, cream, black, and turquoise enamel, baguette diamonds, onyx, platinum, mirrored plate glass. L x W x D: 8.7 × 5 × 1.1 cm.French assay marks; English importation marks; Van Cleef & Arpels;30683; maker's mark for Alfred Langlois. Lent by private collection. Accession Number 13.2016.52 © Cooper Hewitt Museum.
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15 avril 2018

A group of jade, ruby and diamond jewelry, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 92. A group of jade, ruby and diamond jewelry, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 187,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 Comprising a necklace, set at the front with a double-row of jade beads, spaced by circular-cut diamond and ruby rondelles, to the single row neckchain of similar design to the circular-cut diamond and ruby clasp; and a pair of earrings en suite, 14 1/2 ins. (necklace), 1 1/2 ins. (earrings), with French assay marks for 18k gold.Necklace,... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2018

A sapphire and diamond 'Gauguin' flower brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 38. Formerly from the Collection of H.S.H. Princess Cecil Amelia von Fürstenberg. A sapphire and diamond 'Gauguin' flower brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 Designed as two flowerheads, each centering upon a cushion or octagonal-shaped sapphire pistil to the curling pavé-set diamond petals, 1 3/4 ins., mounted in gold plated platinum. Signed V.C.A., N.Y., no. 1578 SO (Special Order). Provenance: Formerly from the Collection of H.S.H.... [Lire la suite]