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]
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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09 décembre 2018

Pair of Emerald and Diamond Pendant-Earclips, Mounted by Verdura

Lot 168. Pair of 18.85, 17.45, 51.70 and 46.90 carats Colombian Emerald and Diamond Pendant-Earclips, Mounted by Verdura. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 USD. Lot sold 735,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Set with two cushion-cut emeralds weighing approximately 18.85 and 17.45 carats, spaced by round diamonds, suspending two pear-shaped emerald pendants weighing approximately 51.70 and 46.90 carats, mounted by Verdura, with workshop marks for Verdura. With signed box. ... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2018

A pair of white topaz, black jade and gold 'Five Stone' cuff bracelets, by Verdura

Lot 134. A pair of white topaz, black jade and gold 'Five Stone' cuff bracelets, by Verdura. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 Each centering upon a five-stone square and rectangular-cut white topaz and gold plaque, to the black jade hinged cuff bracelet, 2 1/4 ins., mounted in 18k gold, each in a Verdura blue leather case. Each signed Verdura. Please note that two of the white topazes in one cuff are damaged and will be replaced for the purchaser by Christie's. ... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2018

A Platinum and Diamond Double Feather Brooch, Verdura, 1956

Lot 892. A Platinum and Diamond Double Feather Brooch, Verdura, 1956. Estimate 10,000 – 15,000 USD. Lot sold 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2012 designed as curved feathers, set with two old mine-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 2.45 carats, further enhanced by numerous old mine, single, and baguette-cut diamonds, weighing approximately 15.50 carats, unsigned; may be worn as two clips.  Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York, 24 sept.... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2018

A Platinum and Diamond ‘Leaf and Flower’ Bracelet, Verdura, 1954

Lot 893. A Platinum and Diamond ‘Leaf and Flower’ Bracelet, Verdura, 1954. Estimate 50,000 – 70,000 USD. Lot sold 68,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2012 designed as a meandering flowering vine, set with numerous old mine and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 25.00 carats, length 6½ inches, unsigned; with fitted and signed box.  Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York, 24 sept. 2012
16 mars 2018

A Platinum and Diamond ‘Rosebud’ Brooch, Verdura, France, 1958

Lot 894. A Platinum and Diamond ‘Rosebud’ Brooch, Verdura, France, 1958. Estimate 20,000 – 30,000 USD. Lot sold 92,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2012 Set with 206 round diamonds and 29 baguette diamonds weighing approximately 22.00 carats, partially signed Verdura, Made in France; with box.   Note: In 1934, after years of working as a textile and jewelry designer for Coco Chanel in Paris, Fulco di Verdura took the advice of Diana Vreeland, the fashion journalist and later Vogue editor, and... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2018

A Pair of Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Earclips, Verdura

Lot 901. A Pair of Platinum, 14.25 carats Emerald and Diamond Earclips, Verdura. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 152,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2012 set with two round cabochon emeralds weighing approximately 14.25 carats, framed and surmounted by round and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 19.90 carats, signed Verdura, circa 1965; with signed box. Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York, 24 sept. 2012
18 février 2018

Diamond ring, Verdura

Lot 125. 8.04 carats, F color, VS1 clarity Diamond ring, Verdura. Estimate 175,000 — 225,000  USD. Lot sold 336,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 The square emerald-cut diamond weighing 8.04 carats, framed by small round diamonds set on the prongs and shoulders, mounted in platinum, signed Verdura. With signed box.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 15316421 stating that the diamond is F color, VS1 clarity; together with original working diagram stating that the stone... [Lire la suite]
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