17 avril 2019

Christie's Magnificent Jewels totals $30.3 million

Lot 276. Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Twin-Stone Ring of 3.06 and 2.61 carats. Estimate: $6,000,000 - $8,000,000. Price Realized: $6,744,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 NEW YORK, NY.- The Christie’s New York April 16 auction of Magnificent Jewels achieved a total of $30,315,875. The sale sold 88% by Value and 86% by Lot, led by a sensational Twin-Stone Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Ring of 3.06 and 2.61 carats, which realized $6,744,500. Significant prices were achieved for colored diamonds and colorless diamonds,... [Lire la suite]

13 avril 2019

An art deco sapphire and diamond bracelet, by Cartier, circa 1920

Lot 192. An art deco sapphire and diamond bracelet, by Cartier, circa 1920. Estimate £ 40,000 - 60,000 (€ 46,000 - 70,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019. The flexible strap of pierced honeycomb design millegrain-set with brilliant and single-cut diamonds, between bands of step-cut and calibré-cut sapphires, mounted in platinum, diamonds approximately 3.00 carats total, signed Cartier Paris, partially struck workshop mark for Charles Holl, rubbed number, French assay marks, length 17.9cm. Bonhams. LONDON... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2019

An Art Deco sapphire and diamond brooch, by Missiaglia

Lot 235. An Art Deco Burmese sapphire and diamond brooch, by Missiaglia. Estimate CHF 130,000 - CHF 190,000. Price realised CHF 209,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Centering upon an oval-shaped sapphire to the circular-cut diamond shoulders, in a baguette and circular-cut diamond oval-shaped frame with scrolls, mounted in platinum, 1930s, 7.5 cm. Signed Missiaglia. Accompanied by report no. 77716 dated 5 December 2014 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2019

An Art Deco ruby and diamond necklace, by Cartier

Lot 337. An Art Deco ruby and diamond necklace, by Cartier. Estimate CHF 180,000 - CHF 250,000. Price realised CHF 341,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The two strands of graduated ruby beads with diamond-set geometric spacers, to the fringe of graduated taviz-cut rubies and buckle-shaped sides with single-strand back section, mounted in platinum, 1933, 38.5 cm, in red suede Cartier pouch. Signed Cartier. Accompanied by Certificate of Authenticity from Cartier, no. GE2001-556,... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2019

An Art Deco emerald and diamond sautoir, by Bulgari

Lot 316. An Art Deco Colombian emerald and diamond sautoir, by Bulgari. Estimate CHF 400,000 - CHF 450,000. Price realised CHF 725,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a series of graduated cabochon emeralds, each within brilliant and baguette-cut diamond geometrical surrounds, to the twin diamond collet spacers, transformable into three bracelets, 1920s, sautoir 60.9 cm, bracelets 21.1, 20.1 and 19.6 cm, in red leather Bulgari pouch. Signed Bulgari. Accompanied by report no. 15020069... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2018

Exquisite Art Deco Aquamarine and Diamond Tiara-Necklace, Cartier

Lot 168. Exquisite Art Deco Aquamarine and Diamond Tiara-Necklace, Cartier, circa 1935. Estimate US$70,000 - USD 100,000. Price realised USD 828,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Rectangular, hexagonal, square and circular-cut aquamarines, circular and baguette-cut diamonds, platinum, may be worn as a necklace or applied to fitting and worn as a tiara, 16 ins., circa 1935, signed Cartier London, numbered, fitted red Cartier case.. Provenance: Christie’s, London, 24 November 1982, lot 166. ... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2018

A pair of Art Deco diamond dress clips, circa 1935

Lot 64. A pair of Art Deco diamond dress clips, circa 1935. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 17,000 - 26,000). Sold for US$ 40,000 (€ 34,016) . © Bonhams 2001-2018 of abstract shield design, centering pear-shaped old European-cut diamonds, weighing 3.38 and 2.90 carats, within an openwork surround set with marquise and baguette-cut diamonds; estimated remaining diamond weight: 15.10 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 1 1/2in. Jewellery from the estate of Katherine Domyan, the internationally famed... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2018

An Art Deco emerald and diamond bracelet, Raymond Yard, circa 1935

Lot 186. An Art Deco emerald and diamond bracelet, Raymond Yard, circa 1935. Estimate US$ 60,000 - 80,000 (€ 51,000 - 69,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 composed of three openwork plaques of rectangular form, pavé-set with fancy-shaped, baguette, single and old European-cut diamonds, each centrally set with step-cut emeralds, connected by pierced buckle-shaped connectors set with similarly cut diamonds, accented throughout with calibré-cut emeralds, signed Yard; estimated total diamond weight:... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2018

An Art Deco diamond and emerald bracelet, Cartier, circa 1925

Lot 191. An Art Deco diamond and emerald bracelet, Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate US$ 100,000 - 150,000 (€ 86,000 - 130,000. Sold for US$ 181,250 (€ 154,137). © Bonhams 2001-2018 of geometric openwork design, centering old European-cut diamonds, the largest weighing approximately 3.00 carats, accented by square-shaped emeralds, set throughout with old mine and old European-cut diamonds, enhanced by baguette-cut diamonds; signed Cartier, no.3015770; accompanied by a signed box; estimated remaining... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2018

An Art Deco ruby and diamond bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1940

Lot 108. An Art Deco Burmese ruby and diamond bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1940. Estimate US$ 300,000 - 500,000 (€ 260,000 - 430,000). Sold for US$ 504,500 (€ 429,033). © Bonhams 2001-2018 of geometric openwork design, centering three rectangular-shaped emerald-cut rubies, measuring approximately 13.8 x 13.0 x 6.4mm to 3.4 x 3.1 x 2.1mm, flanked by half-moon-shaped diamonds, weighing 1.86, 1.89, 2.91 and 2.79 carats, set throughout with baguette and round brilliant-cut diamonds, accented... [Lire la suite]