09 février 2014

Spanish, last quarter 17th century and later pendant with a baroque pearl in the form of a hippocamp

Spanish, last quarter 17th century and later pendant with a baroque pearl in the form of a hippocamp. Photo Sotheby's pearl and enamelled gold; 5.7cm., 2¼in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. LOT SOLD. 9,375 GBP The attractive enamelled gold frame from this pendant is very close to another belonging to the Hispanic Society of America, New York (Muller, op. cit. pp. 127-9, fig. 203). Such frames are believed to have been made in the Mediterranean regions of Spain. RELATED LITERATURE: P. E. Muller, Jewels in Spain 1500-1800, New York,... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2013

Spanish, late 16th century, Pendant in the form of a mermaid

Spanish, late 16th century, Pendant in the form of a mermaid. Photo courtesy Sotheby's  enamelled gold, set with a Baroque pearl, adorned with smaller pearls, suspended from a later metal pin; 7cm., 2 3/4 in. (excluding pin). Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 GBP The use of the Baroque pearl demonstrates the skill of the jeweller to adapt nature to a work of art. Such pendants were popular from the second half of the 16th century, in particular in Spain, Germany and the Netherlands. A very similar pendant was sold in these rooms on 17... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2013

1950s Buccellati Baroque Pearl Diamond Emerald & Gold Necklace

1950s Buccellati Baroque Pearl Diamond Emerald & Gold Necklace. Photo courtesy Nadine Krakov Collection. abulous necklace created by Buccellati in Italy in the 1950's.Features a grayish-white lustrous 23.26 x 16.20 mm Baroque pearl. The necklace part is made of yellow and white gold set with rose cut diamonds and emeralds.The necklace is 39.5" long and can turn twice around the neck.The pendant part is 1.75" long and 0.75" wide.  Nadine Krakov Collection. 191 S. Beverly Drive. Beverly... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2013

1950s Buccellati Baroque Pearl Diamond Emerald & Gold Earrings

1950s Buccellati Baroque Pearl Diamond Emerald & Gold Earrings. Photo courtesy Nadine Krakov Collection. Stunning dangle earrings created by Buccellati in Italy in the 1950's. Feature one approximately 19.88 x 14.70 mm and one approximately 17.36 x 15.42 mm gray Baroque pearls. The setting is made of yellow and white gold set with rose cut diamonds and emeralds. Nadine Krakov Collection. 191 S. Beverly Drive. Beverly Hills, CA, 90212 - 310 860 9991
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26 août 2013

The Baroque pearls figures in the collection of Green Vault at Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden

Koch, who plays the violin on a grid, probably Frankfurt am Main, 1st Quarter of the 18th Century. Baroque pearls, gold, enamel, silver, gold, diamonds, iron. H with pedestal 12.2 cm, Base: 5.3 x 5.3 cm. VI 88. Green Vault © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 With a broad smile on his face fidelt the exuberant chef who has stretched his short leg into supposedly graceful pose of himself, fervently on his gridiron. The quirky character whose stocky body is made from a pear-shaped pearl,... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2013

Gold, enamel, baroque pearl and diamond pendant, 1880s

Gold, enamel, baroque pearl and diamond pendant, 1880s. Photo Sotheby's In the Renaissance-Revival taste, depicting a knight with the body of a seahorse, composed of a baroque pearl body, highlighted with table- and mixed-cut diamonds and polychrome enamel, to a curb link chain, suspending a later cultured pearl drop, length approximately 435mm. Estimate 4,000-6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. London | 11 juil. 2013, 10:30 AM - www.sothebys.com
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14 décembre 2012

Gold, pearl and enamel pendant, 16th Century

Gold, pearl and enamel pendant, 16th Century - Photo Sotheby's Designed as a pouncing lion, the main body set with a baroque pearl, the legs and face decorated with enamel, later pendant loop, together with a later chain highlighted with pearls, length approximately 445mm. Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot. Vendu 25,000 GBP LITTERATURE: Cf: P.E.Mulller, Jewels in Spain, 1500-1800, New York 1972, fig 66 NOTE DE CATALOGUE: The use of the baroque pearl demonstrates the skill of the jeweller... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2012

The jewellery collection of the late Michael Wellby makes three times estimate in £2.8 million sale

An important diamond devant de corsage, late 18th Century. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This afternoon at Sotheby’s London the Jewellery Collection of the Late Michael Wellby made an outstanding total of £2,836,300 – more than three times the pre-sale low estimate of £838,600-£1,194,100, in a rare “white glove” auction in which all 211 lots were sold. Collectors competed fiercely for key pieces. The sale’s top lot was an important late 18th Century diamond devant de corsage, which keen bidding drove to £385,250 – more than six times... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2012

Pendant in the form of a seated cat Date: late 16th–early 17th century

Pendant in the form of a seated cat Date: late 16th–early 17th century Culture: Spanish, probably Medium: Baroque pearl with enameled gold mounts and with pendant pearls Dimensions: H. 2-1/16 in. (5.2 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold Credit Line: The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982 Accession Number: 1982.60.391.
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18 janvier 2012

Gold, baroque pearl and enamel pendant, René Lalique, circa 1898-1900

  Gold, baroque pearl and enamel pendant, René Lalique, circa 1898-1900.  Photo Sotheby's The oblong openwork pendant depicting a off-white matte enamel face within pale and dark blue enameled poppies, accented by pale yellowish green enamel leaves, supporting a lavender-grey baroque pearl pendant, repoussé mirror image on reverse in gold, measuring approximately 12.0 to 10.5 mm, signed Lalique, French assay mark. ESTIMATE 60,000-80,000 USD NOTE: For René Lalique's illustration of this pendant see René... [Lire la suite]
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