11 juin 2019

An emerald bead and diamond bracelet

Lot 109. An Colombian emerald bead and diamond bracelet, circa 1950. Estimate USD 600,000 - USD 800,000. Price realised USD 1,635,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Round to oval-shaped emerald beads, baguette, square and circular-cut diamonds, platinum (French marks), 7 1/8 ins., circa 1950. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100326: Excess of 50% tested at random, Colombia, minor to moderate clarity enhancement, traditional type. Provenance: Maharani Sita Devi of Baroda (1917-1989)Crédit Municipal de Monaco, 16 November 1974,... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2018

Ruby and Diamond Necklace, Marchak, France, circa 1950

Lot 386. Ruby and Diamond Necklace, Marchak, France, circa 1950. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Composed of braided gold ropework, interspersed with baguette diamonds, embellished with carved rubies and floral motifs set with ruby beads and round and baguette diamonds, length 15 inches, signed Marchak, with French assay and workshop marks; circa 1950.  Sotheby's. The Jeweler’s Eye: The Personal Collection of Fred Leighton, New... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2018

Diamond Necklace, Raymond Templier, circa 1950

Lot 215. Diamond Necklace, Raymond Templier, circa 1950. Estimate 75,000 — 100,000 USD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. Of braided design, set with old European, single-cut and baguette diamonds, internal circumference 14½ inches, with French assay and maker's marks for Templier; circa 1950.  Sotheby's. The Jeweler’s Eye: The Personal Collection of Fred Leighton New York, 18 Apr 2018, 02:00 PM
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22 janvier 2018

Bernard Bouisset at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 35b

Necklace. Gold, platinum and diamond, France, circa 1950. © Bernard Bouisset Pair of ear pendants by Chaumet, French jeweller in Paris since 1780. Sapphires, diamonds, platinum and white gold, circa 1950. Certificate stating Burma as the origin of one sapphire and Ceylon for the other. No indication of treatment. © Bernard Bouisset Twisted necklace. Platinum, diamonds and sapphires. Articulated twist of nine ‘flamme’ design diamonds alternating with oval sapphires of the... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2017

An Extremely Rare Spinel and Diamond Ring, Circa 1950

Lot 545. An Extremely Rare 9.15 carats Ceylon Blue Spinel and Diamond Ring, Circa 1950. Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 300,000 (€22,000 - 33,000). Sold for HK$ 625,000 (€67,389). Photo: Bonhams. The cushion-shaped blue spinel, weighing 9.15 carats, accented by old brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, ring size 7¼, cased by Garrard & Co Ltd. Accompanied by a SSEF report stating that the natural spinel has no indications of treatment and originates from Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Report number 94742, dated 4... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2017

A 7,70 carats diamond and platinum ring by BOUCHERON, circa 1950

Lot 378. A 7,70 carats diamond and platinum ring by BOUCHERON, circa 1950. Estimation : 140 000 € / 160 000 €. Photo: Tajan Elle est ornée d’un diamant coussin en châton à griffes épaulé par deux diamants baguettes. Monture en platine. Travail français signé “Monture BOUCHERON”. Poids brut : 6,67 gr. Poids du diamant : 7,70 carats. TDD : 52.  Le diamant est accompagné d’un rapport du Laboratoire LFG énonçant selon son opinion : couleur I, pureté VVS2.  Importants... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2017

A record-setting sale of Korean works of art rings up $366,366 at Lark Mason Associates on iGavel Auctions

19th century Korean Ancestor Portrait, detail, Gouache on Paper, Hanging Scroll, image: 25 by 17 1/2, overall length: 59 in. Estimate $700-1000. Sold for $ 81,250. Lark Mason Associates. NEW BRAUNFELS, TX.- Exceeding all expectations, the sale of Korean Works of Art at Lark Mason Associates on the iGavel Auctions platform closed on April 26th with a sale total of $366,366 including buyers premium. Fifty lots of ceramics, paintings, furniture and metalwork, most of which emanated from a local... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2017

Phillips unveils star lots for Jewels and Jadeite Auction in Hong Kong on 29 May

  The Secret Pink - A Spectacular Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink Diamond, Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring. Estimate: HKD 45,000,000 - 55,000,000. Image courtesy Phillips. HONG KONG.- Phillips unveiled two star lots from the upcoming Jewels and Jadeite auction, taking place on 29 May at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. The leading lot is The Secret Pink, a Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink, Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring (estimate: HKD45,000,000 – 55,000,000), comprising two extremely rare vivid pink... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2017

18 Karat Gold, Citrine and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Sterlé, Paris, circa 1950

Lot 107.  Formerly from the Collection of Queen Narriman of Egypt. 18 Karat Gold, Citrine and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Sterlé, Paris, circa 1950. Estimation 175,000 — 225,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. The necklace and bracelet of stylized wreath form, the bracelet enhanced by a gold link tassel, set with numerous pear-shaped citrines and one heart-shaped citrine, accented by round and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 11.00 carats, necklace length 15 inches, unsigned,... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2017

Epoque Fine Jewels. Stand 71b. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Bird of paradise brooch, Cartier, Paris, circa 1950. Courtesy Epoque Fine Jewels Sapphire, emerald and diamond mounted in platinum and gold. Total sapphire weight: circa 20 cts. Total diamond weight: circa 11.20 cts. Signed 'Cartier Paris' and numbered. Art Nouveau 'chaîne de corsage’, Georges Fouquet (1862-1957), jeweller & Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939), graphic artist, Paris, circa 1900. Courtesy Epoque Fine Jewels Detail of the Art Nouveau 'chaîne de corsage’.... [Lire la suite]