29 mars 2019

Colored Stone, Diamond and Enamel Bracelet, circa 1930

Lot 149. Colored Stone, Diamond and Enamel Bracelet, circa 1930. Estimate $100,000 - $330,000. Lot Sold 740,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The flexible openwork foliate band set with carved sapphires, rubies and emeralds, accented by round and triangle-shaped sapphire cabochons, further set with onyx beads, highlighted by old European and single-cut diamonds, applied with black enamel, length 6¾ inches; circa 1930, four small diamonds and one onyx bead missing. Literature: For... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2018

Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, Mauboussin, France

Lot 221. Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, Mauboussin, France, circa 1930. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 300,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Of foliate design, the flexible band set with carved rubies, sapphires and emeralds, accented by ruby, sapphire and emerald beads, further decorated with old European, square, single-cut and baguette diamonds, length 7 inches, signed Mauboussin, France, partially numbered 1150, with French assay marks; circa 1930. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2018

A jadeite and diamond brooch, circa 1930

Lot 678. A jadeite and diamond brooch, circa 1930. Estimate HK$88,000 - 150,000 (US$11,000 - 19,000). Sold for HK$ 481,250 (€ 52,400). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The translucent carved jadeite plaque of intense green colour, depicting a pot of lotus flowers, accented by baguette, marquise, and brilliant-cut diamonds, diamonds approx. 6.10cts total, length 5.4 cm. Accompanied by a HKJSL report stating that the natural colour fei cui (jadeite jade) has no resin detected. Bonhams. JEWELS & JADEITE, 19 Sep... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

A pair of art deco natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings, circa 1930

Lot 133. A pair of art deco natural pearl and D colour, VS2 clarity, Type Ia diamond pendent earrings, circa 1930. Estimate £ 30,000 - 40,000 (€ 33,000 - 45,000). Sold for £ 58,750 (€ 66,212). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The drop-shaped natural pearls, measuring 8.88 - 8.95 x 10.80mm and 8.87 - 8.92 x 10.56mm, each suspended from step-cut diamond single-stone surmounts, weighing 2.00 and 2.29 carats, via single baguette-cut diamond connecting links, length 2.8cm. Accompanied by a report from GCS... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2018

A La Vieille Russie, Stand 365 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

Coral and Diamonds Earrings, Cartier Paris, circa 1930. Coral, diamond, and platinum. Length 3.18 cm (1.25 in.). Image courtesy A La Vieille Russie / Stand 365. Pavé Diamond Duck Brooch, Raymond Yard, United States, circa 1925. Diamond, ruby, onyx, and platinum. Length 2.87 cm (1.13 in.). Image courtesy A La Vieille Russie / Stand 365.   Art Deco Bracelet, United States, circa 1930. Diamond, sapphire, emerald, ruby, enamel and platinum. Length 19.69 cm... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2018

Elegant Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, Cartier, France

Lot 457. Elegant Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, Cartier, France, circa 1930. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 USD. Lot sold 845,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The flexible line bracelet set with seven emerald-cut emeralds weighing 4.37, 3.98, 3.65, 3.39, 2.95, 2.18 and 2.06 carats, alternating with seven cushion-cut diamonds weighing a total of 17.91 carats, further spaced by baguette diamonds weighing approximately 3.90 carats, length 7½ inches, signed Cartier, partially numbered, with French... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2018

Diamond Necklace-Bracelet Combination, Chaumet, France, circa 1930

Lot 209. Diamond Necklace-Bracelet Combination, Chaumet, France, circa 1930. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 112,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The geometric links set with old European, single-cut and baguette diamonds, length 15¼ inches, detachable into five segments for variety of wear, with French assay and partial maker's marks for Chaumet; circa 1930.  Sotheby's. The Jeweler’s Eye: The Personal Collection of Fred Leighton New York, 18 Apr 2018, 02:00 PM
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26 février 2018

S J Phillips Ltd (Stand 118) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Floral Cross Pendant, 1770. Silver and diamonds. Length 8.5 cm (3.8 in.). S J Phillips Ltd © TEFAF 2018 Quintessentially high rococo, the cross composed of light, openwork asymmetrical floral trails unites religious symbolism with the contemporary interest in botany stimulated by the publications of the Swedish scientist, Linnaeus. Designed to shine out at candlelit receptions it exemplifies the perfection of 'Diamond Age' 18th century court jewel. Marchak. An Art Deco Panel Necklace, Paris, circa... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2017

Diamond pendent necklace, Cartier, circa 1930

Lot 255. Diamond pendent necklace, Cartier, circa 1930. Estimate: HK$8,800,000 - 12,000,000 (US$1,130,000 - 1,540,000). Sold for HK$10,320,000. © Tiancheng International The flexible openwork necklace set with old European-cut diamonds, to the front suspending a detachable pendant of a pear-shaped diamond weighing 11.12 carats, surmounted by old European-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 26.40 carats, the necklace can be separated into two segments, each bracelet fitting,... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2017

A diamond and emerald pendant depicting an Indian prince, France for the export market, circa 1930

Lot 189. A diamond and emerald pendant depicting an Indian prince, France for the export market, circa 1930. Estimate 7,000 — 10,000 USD. © Sotheby's. central medallion depicting an Indian prince in painted enamel, with a diamond and emerald-set frame, with French assay silver marks, mounted to reverse as pin; 4.6 by 3.2cm.  Provenance: Ex-French private collection.  Note: The prince depicted is possibly H.H Thakore Saheb Dharmendrasinhji Jadeja of Rajkot (r.1930-40). ... [Lire la suite]