03 août 2019

An antique diamond, emerald and enamel crescent pendant, 18th century

Lot 157. An antique diamond, emerald and enamel crescent pendant, 18th century; 3 ¾ ins. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Circular, pear and triangular-shaped faceted diamonds, circular cabochon emeralds, red and green enamel, gold on a lac core. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019

03 août 2019

An antique emerald, diamond, ruby and silk belt, early 20th century

Lot 107. An antique emerald, diamond, ruby and silk belt, early 20th century; buckle 1 ¾ ins., belt 41 ½ ins. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 31,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Octagonal-shaped table-cut emerald, variously-shaped table-cut diamonds, oval cabochon rubies, gold. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 272, no. 92. Exhibited: The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 140, no. 105. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2019

A pair of antique diamond, pearl and enamel karan-phul earrings, early to mid-19th century,

Lot 8. A pair of antique diamond, pearl and enamel karan-phul earrings, early to mid-19th century. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The earrings set with pear and oval-shaped table-cut diamonds, pearls, red and green enamel, foil, gold, 2 ½ ins., early to mid-19th century, with modern fittings. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
22 juillet 2019

A pair of antique diamond, pearl, glass and enamel earrings, early 20th century

Lot 20. A pair of antique diamond, pearl, glass and enamel earrings, early 20th century. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 50,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Rose-cut diamonds, pearls, green glass beads, red enamel, foil, gold and silver, 2 ins., early 20th century. Provenance: By repute, Nizams of Hyderabad. Literature: Jackson and Jaffer 2009, p. 151Jaffer 2013, p. 240, ill. p. 274, no. 100. Exhibited: Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, p. 118, no. 68The Miho... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

An antique diamond, Colombian emerald and ruby bird brooch, early 19th century

Lot 66. An antique diamond, Colombian emerald and ruby bird brooch, early 19th century. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 52,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Designed as a bird, old and rose-cut diamonds, carved emerald bead, circular cabochon rubies, silver, 2 ¼ ins., early 19th century. SSEF, 2015, report no. 80550: Colombia, indications of clarity enhancement, moderate oil. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019 ... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2019

An antique emerald, diamond, pearl and enamel tikka, mid-19th century

Lot 156. An antique emerald, diamond, pearl and enamel tikka, mid-19th century. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The forehead ornament set with rectangular, oval and pear-shaped table-cut diamonds, table-cut emeralds, emerald bead, pearls, red, white, green and blue enamel on the reverse depicting a peacock, gold on a lac core, pendant 3 ¼ ins., strings 11 ¾ ins., mid-19th century. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p.... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2019

An Art Deco emerald, diamond, ruby and enamel shoulder brooch, Cartier

Lot 225. An Art Deco emerald, diamond, ruby and enamel shoulder brooch, Cartier. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Oval cabochon emerald, pear-shaped carved, buff-top and circular cabochon emeralds, pear-shaped table-cut and circular-cut diamonds, circular cabochon rubies, black enamel, platinum and gold, 2 7/8 ins., 1924, unsigned, with later added detachable seed pearl, onyx bead, enamel, diamond, emerald and ruby tassel recreated from... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2019

An antique colored sapphire, diamond, pearl and enamel pendant, 17th century

Lot 308. An antique yellow sapphire, diamond, pearl and enamel pendant, 17th century. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd Octagonal-shaped step-cut yellow sapphire, table-cut diamonds, pearl drop, foil, gold, white, red and green enamel on the reverse, 2 ¼ ins., 17th century. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100345: Yellow Sapphire, Ceylon, no heat or clarity enhancement Provenance: Jaipur State. Exhibited: State Museums of the... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2019

An Art Deco emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel lapel watch, Cartier

Lot 228. An Art Deco emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel lapel watch, Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 459,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Circular cabochon carved emerald, carved and polished emerald beads, circular cabochon emeralds, single, old, rectangular and half moon-shaped diamonds, onyx plaques, black enamel, platinum, manual movement, case width 18.05 mm, 5 1/8 ins., circa 1925, signed Cartier, no. 03210, dial signed Cartier, France, detachable in three places and may be... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2019

'The Nizams of Hyderabad Sarpech'. An Antique Diamond, Spinel, Pearl and Enamel Sarpech

Lot 311. 'The Nizams of Hyderabad Sarpech'. An Antique Diamond, Spinel, Pearl and Enamel Sarpech. Estimate USD 1,000,000 - USD 2,000,000. Price realised USD 1,155,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The turban ornament set with circular, pear and variously-shaped table-cut diamonds, tumbled spinel beads, pearls, foil, gold on a lac core, silver, 10 ½ ins., strings each 15 ins., early to mid 19th century, restrung at a later date, lower left spinel dated 1607-8 and 1633-34. Provenance: Nizams of Hyderabad. ... [Lire la suite]