17 juillet 2019

A diamond-set gold and emerald huqqa mouthpiece, India, circa 1920

Lot 72. A diamond-set gold and emerald huqqa mouthpiece, India, circa 1920;4 ins. (10 cm.) long. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 100,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Nizams of Hyderabad. Note: This example illustrates the influence of European jewelry designs and techniques in 20th century Indian gem set objects. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019

21 juin 2019

An Art Deco Ceylon sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1920

Lot 276. An Art Deco Ceylon sapphire of 109,50 carats and diamond brooch, circa 1920. Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 600,000. Price realised USD 1,095,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Cushion modified mixed-cut sapphire of 109.50 carats, circular, single and baguette-cut diamonds, platinum, 2 ¾ ins., circa 1920. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100319: 109.50 carats, Classic Ceylon, no gemological evidence of heat or clarity enhancementGübelin, 2013, report no. 13050015: 109.50 carats, Sri Lanka, no indications... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2019

An art deco sapphire and diamond bracelet, by Cartier, circa 1920

Lot 192. An art deco sapphire and diamond bracelet, by Cartier, circa 1920. Estimate £ 40,000 - 60,000 (€ 46,000 - 70,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019. The flexible strap of pierced honeycomb design millegrain-set with brilliant and single-cut diamonds, between bands of step-cut and calibré-cut sapphires, mounted in platinum, diamonds approximately 3.00 carats total, signed Cartier Paris, partially struck workshop mark for Charles Holl, rubbed number, French assay marks, length 17.9cm. Bonhams. LONDON... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2019

Deux chefs-d'oeuvre emblématiques de deux périodes clés de l'histoire de la joaillerie chez Sotheby's Genève

Genève – Au mois de mai prochain à Genève, Sotheby’s offrira deux chefs-d’œuvre emblématiques de deux périodes clés de l’histoire de la joaillerie. Dans la foulée de la vente record des Bijoux Royaux de la Famille Bourbon-Parme en novembre dernier, ces deux bijoux jouissent d’une provenance prestigieuse : tous deux ont fait partie des collections de femmes influentes qui ont marqué leur temps par leur élégance et leur style. Le premier est un sublime collier Art Déco en émeraudes et diamants certainement créé par Van... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

A pair of cloisonné-enamel vases, Attributed to the Ando workshop, Taisho era (1912-1926), circa 1920

Lot 1217. A pair of cloisonné-enamel vases, Attributed to the Ando workshop, Taisho era (1912-1926), circa 1920; 12 1/4in (31.1cm) high. Estimate $7,000 - 10,000. Sold for US$ 15,000 (€ 12,832). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The baluster vases decorated in standard and "wireless" colored enamels, worked in gold wire with swimming carp, their bodies partially or entirely submerged, all against a pale green ground, the ripples in the water indicated with paler streaks. Bonhams. FINE JAPANESE AND KOREAN... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2018

An Early 20th Century Emerald and Diamond Pendant, by Marcus & Co., Circa 1920

Lot 582. An Early 20th Century approximately 10.00 carats Colombian Emerald and Diamond Pendant, by Marcus & Co., Circa 1920. Estimate HK$ 1,500,000 - 2,500,000 (€ 160,000 - 270,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The step-cut emerald, within a brilliant-cut diamond double surround, accented by calibré-cut emeralds, suspended from a similarly set surmount, completed by a fine box-link chain, diamonds approximately 5.85 carats total, principal emerald approximately 10.00 carats, signed Marcus & Co., pendant... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2018

An Art Deco 10.00 carats Colombian Emerald, Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendant Necklace, Circa 1920

Lot 567. An Art Deco 10.00 carats Colombian Emerald, Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendant Necklace, Circa 1920. Estimate HK$1,000,000 - 1,200,000 ($128,000-154,000). Courtesy Phillips. One step-cut emerald, approximately 10.00 carats. Suspending one drop-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 8.23-8.31 x 11.07mm. Embellished by numerous circular-cut diamonds in the surround. Platinum. Length approximately 430mm. (Emerald): SSEF report, numbered 82559, dated 21 October 2015, Colombia, with... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2018

An Impressive Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 53. An Impressive 11.24 carats Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Ring, circa 1920. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 USD. Lot sold 999,000  USD. Courtesy Sotheby's2018. Set with a cushion-cut sapphire weighing 11.24 carats, accented by numerous single-cut diamonds, size 6¼; circa 1920. Accompanied by AGL report no. 1090290 stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 18032002 stating that the sapphire is... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2017

An Art Deco enamel, 18k gold and diamond compact, LaCloche Frères, circa 1920

Lot 21. An Art Deco enamel, 18k gold and diamond compact, LaCloche Frères, circa 1920. Sold for US$ 9,375 (€7,912). Photo: Bonhams. The rectangular red enamel with hinged twin door secured by 'shou' diamond clasp, opening to reveal a chamlevé enameled Chinese garden scene panel, hinged to conceal a mirror; signed Lacloche Frères, Paris, with London import mark for 1926; reference 70310, 7405; length: 1 3/4in. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 4 Dec 2017, NEW YORK
04 décembre 2017

An Art Deco enamel and 18k gold lipstick case, Boucheron, circa 1920

Lot 18. An Art Deco enamel and 18k gold lipstick case, Boucheron, circa 1920. Sold for US$ 7,500 (€6,329). Photo: Bonhams. cylindrical, the body with Chinese riverbank landscape; signed Boucheron, Paris; accompanied by a fitted box; length: 2in. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 4 Dec 2017, NEW YORK
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