31 mars 2012

A Jaipur diamond-set enamelled gold Dish, Goblet and Spoon. India, 19th Century

A Jaipur diamond-set enamelled gold Dish, Goblet and Spoon. India, 19th Century. Photo Bonhams comprising a goblet with handle and cover, a saucer and spoon, decorated in polychrome enamel on a white ground, the goblet with roundels alternately with parakeets and peacocks, the base handle and lid set with rose-cut diamonds; the saucer with a central recessed roundel with stylised floral motifs, surrounded by a frieze of roundels with combatant animals alternating with flowers and birds on a white ground with flowers,... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2012

A diamond-set enamelled gold Flask. India, first half of 20th Century

A diamond-set enamelled gold Flask. India, first half of 20th Century.  Photo Bonhams of bulbous form, elongated neck with gently flaring rim, the domed lid with lotus bud finial, decorated in red, green, blue and white enamels, the body with a series of lobed cartouches containing diamond-set flower heads on a red enamel ground surrounded with birds amidst floral decoration on a white ground; 19.2cm. high. Estimate: £40,000 - 50,000, € 48,000 - 60,000  Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, 24 Apr... [Lire la suite]

31 mars 2012

A pair of Qajar diamond-set enamelled gold Pendent Earrings. Persia, 19th Century

A pair of Qajar diamond-set enamelled gold Pendent Earrings. Persia, 19th Century. Photo Bonhams each comprising three hemispherical tiers and a faceted tear drop section with a paste,each with polychrome floral decoration and with fringe of foliate pendants, all suspended from a pearl and diamond-set rosette  each approx. 12.5 cm. long(2). Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000, € 6,000 - 8,400 Provenance: Property of a Lady. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, 24 Apr 2012. London, New Bond... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2012

A Qajar diamond-set enamelled gold Ring depicting a prince. Persia, 19th Century

A Qajar diamond-set enamelled gold Ring depicting a prince. Persia, 19th Century. Photo Bonhams the drop-shaped plaque decorated in polychrome, surrounded by a band of diamonds; the plaque 2.2 cm. high. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000, € 4,800 - 7,200 Provenance: Property of a Lady. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, 24 Apr 2012. London, New Bond Street http://www.bonhams.com  
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03 février 2011

Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Necklace & Pendant-Earrings, Circa 1925

Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Necklace, Circa 1925. photo Sotheby's The pendant composed of a carved jadeite plaque, circa 1900, depicting scholar's ornaments and auspicious emblems, surmounted by a geometric platinum openwork plaque set with single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.05 carats, and onyx tablets, suspended from a white gold chain composed of jadeite beads measuring approximately 4.5 mm, and white gold links applied with black enamel, length 20 inches. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 12,500 USD ... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2010

A Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Bloodstone Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890

A Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Bloodstone Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890. photo courtesy Sotheby's the curved bloodstone handle carved with scrolling flowers, foliage, and rocaille, the end set with a single diamond, the collar set with a band of circular-cut diamonds; length 2 1/8 in. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 11,250 USD marked with workmaster's initials and 56 standard PROVENANCE: Christie's, October 5, 1983, lot 441, illustrated p. 151. Sotheby's. Important Russian... [Lire la suite]


06 novembre 2010

Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Emerald, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, circa 1910

Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Emerald, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, circa 1910. photo courtesy Sotheby's the carved and polished emerald with a collar of pale peach transparent enamel over a finely ridged guilloché ground mounted en cage within repeating arrows, the upper and middle bands set with diamonds, the lower band with two-color gold laurel leaves; height 2 1/2 in. (excluding screw) - Estimate 15,000—20,000 USD. Lot Sold 37,500 USD marked with workmaster's initials... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2010

Indian diamond-set & gem-set enamelled gold jewelry

A Partabgarh gold inlaid glass Belt Buckle. India, 19th Century. rectangular, one side with gold decoration fused into green glass depicting a hunting scene with riders on an elephant and deer in the foreground amidst flowering plants, the reverse enamelled in polychrome with four oval medallions bearing floral sprays and a central cartouche bearing birds - 65 x 50 mm. Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000 A gem-set enamelled gold Pendant and Earrings. India, 20th Century. photo Bonhams the pendant set with a central emerald,... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2010

A diamond-set novelty bangle

A diamond-set novelty bangle. photo Bonhams Modelled as a dragon, the head with brilliant-cut diamond highlights and ruby eyes, to a scaly bangle of textured finish, inner diameter 5.0cm. Sold for £1,320 Bonhams. Jewellery, 10 Mar 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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15 juin 2009

An Imperial Presentation jewelled gold pendant, probably Morozov, St Petersburg, workmaster's initials I.P in Cyrillic, c. 1913

An Imperial Presentation jewelled gold pendant, probably Morozov, St Petersburg, workmaster's initials I.P in Cyrillic, circa 1913 formed as a diamond-set Imperial eagle on an openwork grid below the Crown of Monomakh set with diamonds, rubies and sapphires, varicoloured gold drops, 56 standard. height: 7.2cm, 3 7/8 in. Est. 10,000—15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 10,000 GBP CATALOGUE NOTE: A nearly identical example, its Crown of Monomakh lacking diamonds, was presented by Empress Alexandra Feodorovna to her lady-in-waiting,... [Lire la suite]


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