27 juin 2018

SIMON TEAKLE FINE JEWELRY at Masterpiece London 2018

Royal Jewel. From Princess Mary Althea Beatrix Doria Pamphilj, Princess Emily Augusta Doria Pamphilj. A magnificent faint pink Golconda diamond pendant, approximately 22.50 carats. Courtesy Simon Teakle. The Ivy Necklace. An antique diamond necklace by Paulding Farnham for Tiffany, New York, circa 1900. Courtesy Simon Teakle. Cartier London. Art Deco Diamond Bracelet, circa 1928. Courtesy Simon Teakle René Boivin. Diamond Hoop Earrings. Courtesy Simon Teakle. Victorian gold and banded agate bangle, circa 1870. Courtesy... [Lire la suite]

19 octobre 2017

A. Aardewerk Dutch Silver and Antique Jewels at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

René Lalique (Ay 1860-1945 Paris), Pendant, Paris 1901. Gold, enamel and pearls. Height of pendant 6 cm. Signed 'Lalique' and stamped with maker’s mark. © A. Aardewerk Dutch Silver and Antique Jewels The beautiful plique-à-jour enamelled leaves of this pendant “sorbus suecica" or Swedish Whitebeam curl around the pearl berries and the mauve enameled twigs. The original gold chain also has dark mauve enameled links. This elegant pendant was made by René Lalique, the leading innovator on French... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2017

A rare and most handsome mandarin's court hat, chaoguan, with original box, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), circa 1870

Lot 206. A rare and most handsome mandarin's court hat, chaoguan, with original box, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), circa 1870. Estimate $ 6,000-10,000. Photo Leonard Joel. The gilded hat spike indicates a fourth rank by the blue Peking glass spike and blue cabochon. The official would wear this hat when wearing his chaofu robe and piling collar. The hat is covered with a red flossed silk instead of the traditional tassels. A centrally placed (simulated) pearl on the rim indicates the front of the hat, with green... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2017

Giacinto Melillo (Naples 1845-1915), Archeological revival bracelet, Naples, circa 1870

Giacinto Melillo (Naples 1845-1915), Archeological revival bracelet, Naples, circa 1870. Gold, pearls and enamel. Length 19 cm. Weight 105 g © A. Aardewerk Antiquair Juwelier  This archeological style bracelet is a rare example of the work of the renowned jeweller Giacinto Melillo, who started off as a pupil of Castellani. The seven heavy, square panels are joined by large gold hinges with semicircular end plaques. Each panel is decorated with elaborate motifs in the Etruscan style executed in fine granulation and wirework... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:06 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
25 janvier 2017

An antique aquamarine, diamond and ruby cameo-brooch, circa 1870

Lot 74. An antique aquamarine, diamond and ruby cameo-brooch, circa 1870. Estimate GBP 16,000 - GBP 20,000 ((USD 26,160 - USD 32,700). Price realised GBP 20,000 (USD 32,820) Christie's Image Ltd 2011 The oval-shaped aquamarine cameo depicting the classical bust of a female bacchante mounted within a old-cut diamond frame decorated with cushion-shaped ruby cross-over accents with diamond collet detail, mounted in gold, with pendant fittings, circa 1870, 6.0cm long Christie's. Important Jewels, 8... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 18:43 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,
25 juillet 2016

A fine antique diamond riviere, circa 1870

Lot 309. A fine antique diamond riviere, circa 1870. Estimate £40,000 - £60,000 ($78,840 - $118,260). Price Realized £90,000 ($177,390).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 Comprising forty-six graduated old-cut diamond collets, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1870, 36.9 cm. long, in original fitted case.  Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London, King Street
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:11 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,

14 juin 2016

Christie's announces highlights from 250th anniversary sale "Defining British Art"

Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. (1723-1792), Portrait of Lucy Long, Mrs George Hardinge (d. 1820), daughter and heiress of Richard Long of Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, in a white dress with a sheer brown scarf and a ribbon and pearls in her hair, with her spaniel, in a landscape, 1778. Oil on canvas. 50 1/8 x 40 1/4 in. (127.3 x 102.1 cm.). Estimate: £2,000,000-3,000,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. LONDON.- Infatuation with arresting beauty has always compelled artists to produce masterpieces and four superb works are... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2016

Hancocks at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Pierre Sterlé (1905–1978), Necklace, Paris, 1950s. Hancocks © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Diamonds in platinum. Length 45 cm.  The highly articulated necklace designed as a graduated double row ribbon twist encircling the neck with contrasting strands of sparkling round brilliant and icy baguette cut diamonds all set in platinum, it evokes suppleness and movement in its every curve and cleverly separates into two bracelets of different widths as well as a bandeau or tiara making it a wonderfully versatile piece... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2016

Jewelry exhibitors at the 62nd annual Winter Antiques Show

Sapphire Gentleman’s Ring, Cartier, Paris, circa 1950. A La Vieille Russie at the Winter Antiques Show Mid-century natural cabochon sapphire solitaire gentleman’s ring, set in 18k gold.   Victorian Banded Agate Elastic Bracelet, English, circa 1880. A La Vieille Russie at the Winter Antiques Show Banded agate bracelet bracelet on elastic cord.   Victorian Old Mine Diamond Chandelier Earrings, English, circa 1870. A La Vieille Russie at the Winter Antiques Show ... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2015

Silver-Topped Gold, Sapphire, Natural Pearl, Diamond and Enamel Pendant-Necklace, circa 1870

Silver-Topped Gold, Sapphire, Natural Pearl, Diamond and Enamel Pendant-Necklace, circa 1870. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Of openwork design, decorated with scrollwork and floral flourishes, centering an oval-shaped sapphire measuring approximately 8.8 by 6.6 by 7.4 mm, accented by smaller round and oval-shaped sapphires, supporting a natural pearl drop measuring approximately 7.7 mm, further set with old European and single-cut diamonds measuring approximately 1.70 carats, highlighted... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 17:56 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :