11 juin 2019

A Belle Epoque Colombian emerald and diamond brooch

Lot 132. A Belle Epoque Colombian emerald and diamond brooch, circa 1910. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 400,000. Price realised USD 471,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Crescent-shaped emerald, old and marquise-cut diamonds, platinum, 3 ¾ ins., circa 1910 AGL, 2019, report no. 1100336: Colombia, insignificant clarity enhancement, traditional type  Provenance: Anita Delgado (1890-1962)Ajit Singh (1908-1982), by descentChristie's, London, 12 December 2007, lot 201. Literature: Hue-Williams and Sancroft-Baker 2016, p.... [Lire la suite]

10 janvier 2019

Epoque Fine Jewels at TEFAF Maastricht 2019, stand 186

René Lalique (Aÿ, 1860 - Paris, 1945), Art Nouveau 'pansy' bracelet, Paris, circa 1901-02. Gold, sapphire, enamel, pearl and glass, 18 x 3.5 cm (7 x 1.4 in.). Signed 'LALIQUE'. © Epoque Fine Jewels at TEFAF 2019, stand 186. Cartier, 'Collier de chien', Paris, circa 1910. Platinum and diamond, 30.5 x 3.5 cm (12 x 1.4 in.) Signed 'CARTIER PARIS LONDRES NEW YORK'. © Epoque Fine Jewels at TEFAF 2019, stand 186. This collier is illustrating the perfection of the Garland style.  Epoque Fine Jewels was founded in 1958 by Nicole... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2018

A Fine Belle Époque Ruby and Diamond Pendant, Circa 1910

Lot 606. A Fine Belle Époque Ruby and Diamond Pendant, Circa 1910. Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 500,000 (€ 22,000 - 55,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The central pear-shaped diamond within a calibré-cut ruby surround, suspended from a fine openwork cartouche of garland design, millegrain-set throughout with old brilliant-cut diamonds, further embellished with flowerheads highlighted with circular-cut rubies and old brilliant-cut diamonds, all suspending a marquise-cut diamond surrounded by graduated calibré-cut... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2018

Record Royère leads Sotheby's $25.1 million Design Sales in New York

Lot 444. Jean Royère, "Étoile" Sideboard From The Dumont Residence, France, 1958. Straw marquetry, oak interior, 35 5/8 x 82 3/4 x 18 in. (90.5 x 210.2 x 45.7 cm). Estimate $200,000–300,000. Sold for $1,755,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s spring auctions of 20th Century Design concluded yesterday in New York with an impressive total of $25.1 million – surpassing the series’ high estimate of $21.6 million. Nearly 400 lots were offered over the course of two days, with an outstanding 87.2% of lots sold... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2018

Phillips Hong Kong announces highlights from the Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale

HONG KONG.- Phillips announced its 2018 Spring Sale of Jewels and Jadeite in Hong Kong on 28 May 2018 at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong. Featuring 156 lots, the sale will be led by a very rare and important unheated Kashmir sapphire and diamond necklace, with the sapphires weighing 52.50 carats. Equally enchanting is a magnificent pair of 14.59 and 12.54-carat Colombian Muzo no-oil emerald and diamond pendent earrings by Harry Winston, which features 23.84 carats of diamonds and an exceptional 21.20-carat unheated Sri... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2018

Tsukada Shukyo, Pair of Vases, Japan, circa 1910

Tsukada Shukyo, Pair of Vases, Japan, circa 1910, silver with touches of gold, height 34.7 cm, Khalili Collections, MX 94 © 2016 Khalili Collections.
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23 janvier 2018

Epoque Fine Jewels at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 71b

'Collier de chien’ illustrating the perfection of the Garland style, signed ‘Cartier Paris, Londres, New York’, Paris, circa 1910. Platinum and diamond. © Epoque Fine Jewels René Lalique (Aÿ 1860-1945 Paris), glass designer, Art Nouveau pendant, Paris, circa 1904-1905. Enamel, diamond, glass, citrine and gold. © Epoque Fine Jewels Two engraved glass panels with an orange sheen, each depicting a nymph in a foliage surround. Frame of diamond fern leaves with reddish brown enamel... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2017

An Exquisite Edwardian diamond bracelet, circa 1910

Lot 36. An Exquisite Edwardian diamond bracelet, circa 1910. Estimate US$ 50,000 - 70,000 (€42,000 - 59,000). Sold for US$ 1,452,500 (€1,225,841). Photo: Bonhams. of floral motif, centering an octagonal-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 3.75 carats, to a line of pear-shaped diamonds, within a millegrain openwork frame;estimated remaining diamond weight: 18.00 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 7 1/16in. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 4 Dec 2017, 15:00 EST, NEW YORK
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19 novembre 2017

An Early Twentieth Century Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, by Tiffany & Co., Circa 1910

Lot 585. An Early Twentieth Century Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace, by Tiffany & Co., Circa 1910. Estimate HK$ 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 (€220,000 - 330,000). Sold for HK$ 2,250,000 (€242,603). Photo: Bonhams. The necklace composed of eighty-one graduated round to off-round natural pearls, measuring 10.1-5.1mm, completed by a marquise-cut diamond weighing 2.97 carats, signed Tiffany & Co., length 62.0cm Accompanied by a SSEF report stating that the natural pearls are of saltwater origin. Report number... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2017

A fine diamond pendant, circa 1910

Lot 36. A fine diamond pendant, circa 1910. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€6,600 - 10,000). Photo: Bonhams. designed as a highly flexible, openwork, circular pendant, with delicate millegraining, centering an articulated round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing approximately 1.60 carats, suspended from a collet-set chain, with similarly cut diamond spacers; unsigned, attributed to Cartier; estimated remaining diamond weight: 9.00 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 21in.. Note: This beautiful pendant... [Lire la suite]
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