24 mai 2018

Christie's announces Magnificent Jewels & The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

Peggy and David Rockefeller, May 13, 1973. Annenberg residence. Photograph by Arthur Levine, courtesy of the JPMorgan Chase Corporate History Program and The Rockefeller Archive Center. “Beauty, to me, whether found in nature or in man-made objects, is ennobling and enriches the soul.“ —DAVID ROCKEFELLER NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York announces the June 12 auction of Magnificent Jewels & The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller and the concurrent Jewels... [Lire la suite]

02 novembre 2017

Jewels from an Italian aristocratic family at Christie's Magnificent Jewels, 14 November 2017, Geneva

 Lot 379. An impressive diamond three-row necklace. Estimate CHF 1,300,000 - CHF 2,200,000 (USD 1,315,046 - USD 2,225,463). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Designed as three lines of graduated circular-cut diamonds, the nine larger diamonds weighing approximately from 4.45 to 2.21 carats, detachable to wear as three separate necklaces, 39.0 cm, mounted in platinum. Accompanied by report no. 5181665020 dated 25 August 2017 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the 4.45 carat diamond is... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2017

Formely in the Doris Duke Collection. A superb diamond fringe necklace

  Lot 265. Formely in the Doris Duke Collection. A superb diamond fringe necklace. Estimate CHF 3,000,000 - CHF 5,000,000 (USD 2,986,090 - USD 4,976,816). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The square, old and baguette-cut diamond necklace, suspending to the front twelve graduated tassels, each set with cushion, old and baguette-cut diamonds, to the single and old-cut diamond scrolling side motifs, 38.5 cm, mounted in platinum, carefully restored with age appropriate diamonds. Signed Cartier... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2017

Diamond Fringe Necklace

Lot 1692. Diamond Fringe Necklace. Estimate 5,500,000 — 6,200,000 HKD (672,632 - 758,240 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. The front designed as a graduated fringe of detachable pear-shaped diamonds, to the inverted pear-shaped diamond surmount, suspended from a graduated line of circular-cut diamonds, the diamonds weighing approximately 80.00 carats in total, mounted in platinum, necklace may be worn as approximately 395 or 330mm.  Provenance: Property formerly from the collection of... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2016

An impressive diamond fringe necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 170. An impressive diamond fringe necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF300,000 – CHF400,000 ($316,344 - $421,792). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The circular-cut diamond necklace suspending twenty-seven pear-shaped, marquise and circular-cut diamond graduated tassels, 37.5 cm, with French assay marks for gold, in blue leather Van Cleef & Arpels pouch. With maker's mark VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 24666 Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 18 May 2016, Geneva
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20 mars 2016

An impressive diamond fringe necklace, by Cartier

Lot 157, An impressive diamond fringe necklace, by Cartier, circa 1940. Estimate £100,000 - £150,000 ($187,000 - $280,500) Price Realized £195,650 ($365,866). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2004. Composed of twenty-one slightly graduated rectangular-cut diamonds, the five central diamonds weighing (from left to right) 1.79, 2.36, 3.06, 2.86 and 2.64 carats, the two smallest rectangular-cut diamonds weighing 1.55 and 1.72 carats, with brilliant-cut diamond surmounts suspended from a brilliant-cut diamond line, circa... [Lire la suite]
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