30 novembre 2015

A pair of natural pearl and diamond ear pendants

A pair of button-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 15.30 x 15.05 and 15.10 x 14.70 mm and diamond ear pendants. Estimate HK$2,600,000 – HK$3,600,000 ($337,054 - $466,690). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each set with a button-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 15.30 x 15.05 and 15.10 x 14.70 mm, to the old-cut diamond surmount, mounted in gold, 1.8 cm Accompanied by report no. 1162629911 dated 20 October 2014 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the... [Lire la suite]

30 novembre 2015

An elegant natural pearl and diamond necklace, by Etcetera for Paspaley

Lot 1953. An elegant natural pearl and diamond necklace, by Etcetera for Paspaley. Estimate HK$3,200,000 – HK$5,000,000 ($414,835 - $648,180). Price realised HKD 7,000,000. ©  Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a graduated line of button-shaped natural pearls, measuring approximately 4.60 - 4.70 x 3.95 to 13.35 - 13.45 x 9.85 mm, alternating with a graduated series of marquise and circular-cut diamonds, each within pavé-set diamond navette-shaped panels, enhanced by natural pearls, measuring... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2015

A natural pearl and Burma ruby pendant

Lot 163. A natural pearl and Burma ruby pendant. Estimate CHF100,000 – CHF150,000 ($102,063 - $153,094). Price realised CHF 106,250. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The drop-shaped natural pearl, measuring..., and old-cut ruby connecting link, to the button-shaped natural pearl surmount, measuring approximately..., 4.5 cm, mounted in gold and palladium Accompanied by report no. 82225 dated 25 September 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the pearl is a saltwater natural pearl; and that the... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2015

A pair of fine natural pearl and diamond earrings

A pair of fine natural pearl and diamond earrings. Estimate CHF410,000 – CHF460,000 ($418,456 - $469,488). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each button-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 12.86-13.08 x 10.82 and 12.90-12.92 x 11.19 mm respectively, within a round brilliant-cut diamond surround, 2.0 cm, mounted in platinum Accompanied by reports no. 65516 dated 23 October 2012 and no. 61276 dated 16 January 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that both pearls are natural saltwater pearls.Twenty... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2015

Exceptionally large natural pearls: A pair of natural pearl and diamond earrings & A natural pearl and diamond ring

Exceptionally large natural pearls. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The largest pair of button-shaped  natural pearls at auction: 191.84 and 208.22 grains natural pearl and diamond earrings. Estimate SFr.950,000-1,250,000 (US$1,000,000-1,300,000) (€979,926 - $1,289,377). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each button-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 18.80-21.65 x 16.60 and 17.50-19.60 x 22.0 mm and weighing approximately 191.84 and 208.22 grains respectively, within a... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2015

A set of antique natural pearl and diamond jewelry

A set of antique natural pearl and diamond jewelry. Estimate $45,000 – $65,000. Unsold . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Comprising two concentric old-cut diamond circles, centering upon a button-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 11.15-12.80 x 9.40 mm, enhanced by old-cut diamond collets, suspending a baroque-shaped pearl, measuring approximately 15.05 x 9.55 x 8.85 mm, with old-cut diamond cap, a pair of ear pendants en suite, suspending baroque drop-shaped natural pearls, measuring approximately 16.60 x... [Lire la suite]

20 octobre 2015

An antique diamond and natural pearl brooch, circa 1880

An antique diamond and natural pearl brooch, circa 1880. Estimate $45,000 – $65,000. Unsold . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The center designed as an old-cut diamond flower centering upon a button-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 10.85-11.21 x 9.83 mm, to the old-cut diamond scrollwork surround, suspending an articulated drop-shaped natural pearl pendant, measuring approximately 10.10-10.90 x 16.40 mm, circa 1880, 3 ins., mounted in silver-topped gold ... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2015

An exceptional pair of natural pearl and diamond ear pendants

Lot 306. An exceptional pair of natural pearl and diamond ear pendants. Estimate CHF1,300,000 – CHF1,500,000 ($1,368,087 - $1,578,561). Price realised CHF 1,685,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015. Each suspending a drop-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 12.2 x 14.6 x 20.0 and 11.8 x 14.8 x 20.2 mm, with a pavé-set diamond cap, a half-moon and brilliant-cut diamond spacer, to the button-shaped natural pearl top, measuring approximately 16.6 x 16.7 x 11.7 and 16.4 x 16.9 x 11.2 mm, 5.0 cm, with French assay marks... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2015

Fine Pair of Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Fine Pair of Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate 450,632 - 518,227 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Each suspending on a natural pearl drop measuring approximately 11.65 - 11.65 x 16.70mm and 11.10 - 11.60 x 16.50mm respectively, to a surmount set with a button-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 9.50 - 9.50 x 6.75mm and 9.10 - 9.15 x 7.25mm respectively, connected by trapeze-shaped and baguette diamonds altogether weighing approximately 3.00 carats, mounted in platinum. Accompanied by SSEF... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2014

Natural pearl and diamond pendent necklace, early 20th century

Natural pearl and diamond pendent necklace, early 20th century. Photo Sotheby's The pendant of cluster design set with a button-shaped natural pearl within a surround of circular- and single-cut diamonds, suspending three baroque natural pearl drops, suspended from a seed pearl chain accented with a button shaped pearl, length approximately 390mm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 GBP Accompanied by SSEF report no. 73340, stating that the five larger pearls were found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's, Fine Jewels , London | 16 juil.... [Lire la suite]