31 août 2017

Sapphire, ruby and diamond brooch, Cartier, 1960s

Lot 295. Sapphire, ruby and diamond brooch, Cartier, 1960s. Estimate £20,000–30,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Modelled as a cockatoo, the body set with carved sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds and accented with blue enamel, the eyes set with oval rubies, resting on a perch set with baguette diamonds, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker's marks, fitted case stamped Cartier. Note: Accompanied by a facsimile of the original purchase invoice form Cartier Monte Carlo, dated 24th March 1960.  The... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2014

Wild Cockatoos by Leila Jeffreys

Leila Jeffreys, Wild Cockatoos. photo: Courtesy of Leila Jeffreys "As a child I was always enamoured with animals, I saw them as 'people' which is how I formed a relationship with them from a very young age. As I've grown, I've watched the human population explode worldwide so I wanted to remind us all about the 'little people' that also share the planet. Like us they search for food and shelter, they form relationships, they raise offsprings, they defend their territory, they play and they sing. They are magnificent creatures... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2013

Platinum, sapphire, diamond, onyx and emerald ring, Cartier

Platinum, sapphire, diamond, onyx and emerald ring, Cartier. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a cockatoo set with round diamonds weighing approximately 6.00 carats, with an oval-shaped sapphire weighing approximately 3.35 carats, accented by an onyx beak and two emerald eyes, size 7½, signed Cartier, numbered 56 369. Estimation 40,000 — 60,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels.New York | 11 déc. 2013 - www.sothebys.com
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25 juillet 2012

Jakob Bogdány, A still life with fruit, parrots and a cockatoo

Jakob Bogdány (Eperjes circa 1660 - 1724 London), A still life with fruit, parrots and a cockatoo. Photo Sotheby's signed lower right: J. Bogdani; oil on canvas, in a carved and gilt wood frame; 81 by 116 cm.; 32 by 45 5/8 in. Estimation 80,000-120,000 GBP. Lot vendu: 109,250 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master & British Paintings Day Sale. Londres | 05 juil. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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