14 décembre 2019

Natural pearl Jewelry from the Rothschild Family sold at Christie's. Magnificent Jewels, New York, 11 December 2019

Property from the Rothschild Family Including the Late Baroness Edouard de Rothschild and the Late Jacqueline de Rothschild Piatigorsky. Lot 426. Double-strand natural pearl, diamond and sapphire necklace. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 393,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Seventy-eight button and slightly drop-shaped natural pearls ranging from 10.83 to 8.07 mm, old-cut diamonds, oval and pear-shaped sapphires, 18k gold, shortest strand 14 ¾ ins. SSEF, 2019, report no. 104866: Natural Pearls,... [Lire la suite]

25 novembre 2019

An art deco lacquer and enamel desk clock, by Cartier, circa 1930

Lot 150. An art deco lacquer and enamel desk clock, by Cartier, circa 1930. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000. Courtesy Bonham's.  The square black lacquer case on a stepped plinth, the silver coloured square dial with enamelled Roman numerals and hands, in a shaped frame of geometric design applied with red lacquer decoration, dial signed Cartier, movement signed European Watch & Clock Co. Inc., 16.7cm x 16.0cm x 8.8cm, fitted maker's case. Bonham's. London Jewels, December 4, 2019 2:00 PM... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2019

An art deco nephrite and aventurine quartz partners clock, by Cartier, circa 1930

Lot 151. An art deco nephrite and aventurine quartz partners clock, by Cartier, circa 1930. Estimate £15,000 - £20,000. Courtesy Bonham's.  Double-sided, the octagonal nephrite case with carved tiling and an aventurine quartz base and stepped pediment, the cream dials with applied black enamelled Roman numerals, black enamelled and hands and a gold bezel, dials signed Cartier, base plate signed Cartier, numbered 2130, 13.0cm x 10.0cm x 7.0cm. Bonham's. London Jewels, December 4, 2019 2:00 PM... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2019

An Art Deco rock crystal, enamel, onyx and diamond Demi-Mystery clock, by Boucheron, circa 1921

Lot 140. An Art Deco rock crystal, enamel, onyx and diamond Demi-Mystery clock, by Boucheron, circa 1921. Estimate £25,000 - £45,000. Courtesy Bonham's.  The faceted rock crystal case framed by a gold and black enamel surround, with rose-cut diamond Roman numerals, the central dial decorated with gold and black enamel forming a rosette with rose-cut diamond geometric style hands and black and gold enamel bezel, on rock crystal supports and a vase-shaped plinth further applied with black and gold enamel,... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2019

An art deco silver, enamel, onyx and diamond-set quarter repeating and petite sonnerie striking desk clock, by Cartier

Lot 144. An art deco silver, enamel, onyx and diamond-set quarter repeating and petite sonnerie striking desk clock with electrically illuminated dial, by Cartier. Estimate £25,000 - £35,000. Courtesy Bonham's.  The rectangular case decorated with blue guilloché enamel with rose-cut diamond floral motifs to the sides, the onyx dial with Roman numerals and fine rose-cut diamond hands, within an enamel strung border, the onyx handle and repeat button at the top, mounted on an onyx base, signed Cartier,... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2019

An art deco rock crystal and diamond 'éventail' clip brooch, by Suzanne Belperron, circa 1935

Lot 35. An art deco rock crystal and diamond 'éventail' clip brooch, by Suzanne Belperron. Estimate £50,000 - £70,000. Courtesy Bonham's. The carved rock crystal shield highlighted by old brilliant-cut diamond volutes and old brilliant-cut diamond borders, French maker's mark GD flanking a fleur-de-lys, for Groëné et Darde, a known maker for Belperron, French assay mark, length 4.4cm. Provenance: The original fan or 'éventail' model designed by Belperron was created during her time at Maison René Boivin.... [Lire la suite]

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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22 novembre 2019

An Art Deco diamond, onyx and enamel brooch, attributed to Lacloche Frères, circa 1920

Lot 163. An Art Deco diamond, onyx and enamel brooch, attributed to Lacloche Frères, circa 1920 diamond, onyx and enamel brooch, attributed to Lacloche Frères, circa 1920. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000  (€ 35,000 - 58,000). Courtesy Bonham's. Designed as a 'broche poigneé' (drawer handle), pavé-set throughout with old brilliant and single-cut diamonds and cabochon onyx studs, the pierced diamond terminals between bands of black enamel, surmounted by diamond briolettes, French assay marks,... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2019

An Art Deco diamond, enamel and gem-set picture bracelet, attributed to Lacloche Frères, circa 1925

Lot 164. An Art Deco diamond, enamel and gem-set picture bracelet, attributed to Lacloche Frères, circa 1925. Estimate £ 120,000 - 150,000  (€ 140,000 - 180,000). Courtesy Bonham's. The integral-link strap formed of articulated panels pavé-set with old brilliant, brilliant and single-cut diamonds, overlaid with cherry blossom motifs, with black enamel branches, cabochon ruby blooms and cabochon emerald leaves, unsigned, length 18.3cm Note: See Laurence Mouillefarine & Véronique... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2019

An art deco rock crystal, gold, agate, enamel and diamond-set 'Mystery Clock', by Cartier, 1919, Pendule Mysterieuse 'Model A'

Lot 137. An art deco rock crystal, gold, agate, enamel and diamond-set 'Mystery Clock', by Cartier, 1919, Pendule Mysterieuse 'Model A' No 151. Estimate £ 150,000 - 250,000  (€ 180,000 - 290,000). Courtesy Bonham's. The rectangular rock crystal case and rounded stepped pediment with bombé sides and bezelled edges, the double-sided white enamel frame applied with gold laurel leaf decoration, the annular chapter ring with Roman numerals interspersed with fleurette motifs, to an inner rose-cut diamond... [Lire la suite]