05 novembre 2015

Important seed pearl and diamond tiara, Cartier, circa 1909

Lot 498. Important seed pearl and diamond tiara, Cartier, circa 1909. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 CHF. Lot sold 802,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as an open work Greek key band millegrain-set with circular-cut diamonds within an outer border of seed pearls, framing a central detachable old mine-cut diamond, inner circumference approximately 305mm, unsigned, later tiara frame, case stamped Cartier.  Authentification: Designed as an open work Greek key band... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2013

A Gold, Gemset and Enamel Nephrite Dish by Carl Faberge, Chief Workmaster: Henrik Wigstrom, St. Petersburg, circa 1909

A Gold, Gemset and Enamel Nephrite Dish by Carl Faberge, Chief Workmaster: Henrik Wigstrom. St. Petersburg, circa 1909. Photo courtesy Wartsky of trefoil form, carved from a single piece of Siberian Jade. The rim decorated with red guilloche enamel, tied with diamond-set bands, set with rose cut stones; inventory number 17681. 6cm across. Price on application Provenance: Purchased from the London branch of Faberge by Albert von Goldschmidt-Rothschild on 13th December 1909 for £20... [Lire la suite]