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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24 novembre 2019

A Fine Diamond Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 655. A Fine 7.08 carat D/IF Type IIa Diamond Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate HK$2,900,000 - 3,500,000 ($370,000-450,000). Image courtesy of Phillips. One marquise-shaped diamond, 7.08 carats. Two tapered baguette diamonds on the side. Platinum. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered N.Y.55540. Size 6¾ (7.08-carat Diamond): GIA report, numbered 2175728748, 4 January 2011, D colour, Internally Flawless. Diamond type classification report, Type... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2019

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

Lot 244. Mid-20th century diamond earrings, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF 300,000 - CHF 500,000. Price realised CHF 423,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Pear-shaped diamonds of 11.17 and 10.41 carats, circular, old, square and baguette-cut diamonds, platinum and gold, 1950s, 4.6 cm, maker's marks, no. 12.557. Provenance: Christie's Geneva, 16 May 1985, lot 416.  Christie's. Magnificent Jewels, Geneva, 12 November 2019
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12 novembre 2019

An Elegant and Iconic Lapis Lazuli, Sapphire and Diamond 'Zip' Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 656. An Elegant and Iconic Lapis Lazuli, Sapphire and Diamond 'Zip' Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate HK$3,500,000 - 4,500,000 ($450,000-580,000). © Phillips Necklace set with calibrè-cut lapis lazuli, step-cut sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds. Tassel set with graduating lapis lazuli beads. Diamonds totalling approximately 8.00 carats. 18 karat white gold. French assay mark. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered JH... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2019

Art Deco multi-gem clock, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 73. Art Deco multi-gem clock, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF 30,000 - CHF 60,000 (USD 30,000 - USD 60,000). Price realised CHF 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Black and white enamel, onyx, rock crystal, jade, sunstone, amethyst, rose-cut diamonds, gold, mechanical movement, circa 1926, 10.0x8.9x3.4 cm, maker’s mark, no. NY20443, green fitted Van Cleef & Arpels case. Literature: Cf. S. Raulet, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris, Éditions du Regard, 1986, p. 322 for a... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2019

Type IIa Diamond Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 1817. A 16.42 carats Type IIa Diamond Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate 14,000,000 — 18,000,000 HKD (1,786,260 - 2,296,620 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Set with an emerald-cut diamond weighing 16.42 carats, flanked by tapered baguette diamonds, mounted in platinum, size 5¼, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, French assay and maker’s marks, sizing band. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2191493124, dated 1 August 2018, stating that the diamond is D Colour, Flawless, Excellent... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2019

A rare blue diamond ring by Van Cleef & Arpels highlights Bonhams Jewels Sale in New York

Lot 142. A rare and impressive VVS2 2.17 carats fancy intense blue diamond and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate: US$800,000-1,200,000 (€ 730,000 - 1,100,000) & Lot 141. A very fine VVS2 6.09 carats fancy colored diamond and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate: US$800,000-1,200,000 (€ 730,000 - 1,100,000).  Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams announced highlights of its upcoming sale of New York Jewels on September 26, featuring... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2019

€5,915,313 for the Jewels sale at Christie's Paris, 13 June 2019

PARIS - The Jewellery department is delighted with these great results which confirmed the strong interest for magnificent jewels including those coming from Place Vendôme. Collectors are continuously eager to acquire creations signed by the prestigious names such as Van Cleef & Arpels with a beautiful diamond ring (8.94 carats) sold for €328,000 against a pre-sale estimate of €180,000-200,000 and a beautiful sapphire and diamond ring which sold four times its pre-estimate at €237,500. Further highlights included pieces by... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2019

A Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 626. A Fine 10.04 Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate HK$1,000,000 - 1,200,000 ($130,000-150,000). Sold for HK$1,250,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. One oval sapphire, approximately 10.04 carats. Circular-cut diamonds in the surround and on shoulders, totalling approximately 3.00 carats. Platinum. With French assay and maker's marks. Stamped VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels. Size 5¾. SSEF report, numbered 105514, dated 6 March 2019, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), no indications of... [Lire la suite]
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