22 novembre 2019

An Art Deco aquamarine and diamond necklace, by Cartier, circa 1940

Lot 168. An Art Deco aquamarine and diamond necklace, by Cartier, circa 1940. Estimate £ 100,000 - 150,000  (€ 120,000 - 170,000). Courtesy Bonham's. The highly articulated collar of geometric design, graduating in size from the centre, the front swag set with vari-cut aquamarines and pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond sculptural motif highlights with brilliant-cut diamond accents, suspended from a row of rectangular-step cut aquamarines, mounted in platinum, central shield-shaped... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2018

WARTSKI, Stand C1 at Masterpiece London 2018

A carved rock crystal and enamelled talisman, Iberian, 17th century. Courtesy Wartsky consisting of a carved rock crystal figa (a clenched hand with the thumb protruding between the first and second fingers) mounted beneath an elaborate enamelled yellow gold cuff in palette of white and blue, topped with a suspension loop. The figa is a potent symbol from the ancient world. It was worn as a powerful amulet to promote fertility and to protect its wearer from the evil eye – dark and magical forces. Rock crystal was... [Lire la suite]