24 novembre 2013

South German, circa 1600, pair of earrings in the form of pomegranates

South German, circa 1600, pair of earrings in the form of pomegranates. Photo courtesy Sotheby's  enamelled gold, adorned with pearls; 33mm and 34mm., 1 4/16  by 1 5/16 in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 GBP  Sotheby's. European Sculpture & Works of Art. London | 04 déc. 2013, 11:00 AM -www.sothebys.com
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19 février 2013

Earring with ram's headEarring with ram's head. Egyptian, gold

Earring with ram's head. Egyptian, gold, 5/8 x 9/16 in., 3/16 in. (1.6 x 1.5 cm, 0.4 cm). Gift of Mrs. Cole Porter. JE.1.C. © 2011 Williams College of Art The god Amun was often portrayed as a ram and both were associated with creativity and virility. Earrings were worn by men and women, both in life and after death, and were made in many different shapes, using a variety of materials. Gold was commonly used, as were inlays of precious stones and glass. The Egyptians were excellent goldsmiths. Gold was... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2010

Indian jewelry @ Christie's Amsterdam

A pair of indian ruby earrings. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Of stepped bell-shaped form, each set with numerous cabochon rubies and a fringe of gold balls, later clips (2) - Est. €1,600 - €1,800 An antique indian necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Strung with flower blossom-shaped gold beads divided by pairs of gold spheres, to an adjustable textile strap, 19th Century - Est. €1,500 - €2,500 An indian enamel and gem-set navratna bracelet. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Composed of... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2010

Jade and diamond earrings, pendant & cufflinks

A pair of jade and diamond earrings. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Each teardrop-shaped jade plaque carved with flowers and fruits, suspended from a diamond set surmount (2) - Est. €1,200 - €1,400 A contemporary jade and diamond pendant. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Designed as a stylised vase composed of a pierced celadon-green jade top with fire opal double gourd elements and pierced wood squash base with diamond set bombé bulb button - Est. €800 - €1,200 A pair of jade and diamond cufflinks.... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2009

Sur quelques bijoux en jade aux enchères au mois d'Août

Paire de boucles d'oreilles en or blanc, onyx et jade agrémentées de lignes de diamants. 19,05 g.- Estimation : 2 000 / 2 500 € Vente du Jeudi 6 août 2009. Tableaux, Sculptures Modernes et Contemporains, Objets d'Art, Bijoux. Etude de Provence - 06000 Nice. Pour tous renseignements, veuillez contacter la maison de ventes au (00-33) 04 96 110 110 ou 112 et Mobile au 06 16 17 37 83 ou 06 19 06 05 21 A pair of jade and diamond pendent earrings Each composed of a polished jade disc, the central circle, border and... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2009

A pair of ruby and diamond earrings, by Cartier

A pair of ruby and diamond earrings, by Cartier Of bombé design, pavé-set with circular-cut rubies and a diagonal highlight of brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k yellow gold, signed 'Cartier', diamonds approximately 2.20 carats total, French assay marks, dimensions 2.3 x 2.0cm. Estimate: HK$120,000 - 160,000, $15,000 - 21,000. Unsold. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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06 juin 2009

A pair of step-cut emerald and half-moon diamond earrings

A pair of step-cut emerald and half-moon diamond earrings Each earring set with a step-cut emerald, weighing 14.45 and 13.58 carats, to a half-moon diamond surmount and brilliant-cut diamond hoop, mounted in platinum and 18k yellow gold, diamonds approximately 3.40 carats total, earring length 3.3cm. Sold for HK$1,560,000 Accompanied by a report from Gübelin Gem Lab, stating that the emeralds are natural, originate from Colombia with indications of minor clarity enhancement. Report number 0901694/ 1 and 2, dated 2nd... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2009

A pair of intense green oval cabochon jadeite and diamond earrings

A pair of intense green oval cabochon jadeite and diamond earrings Each intense green oval cabochon of very good translucency, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, mounted in 18k white gold, diamonds approximately 1.90 carats total, earring dimensions 1.8 x 1.6cm. Sold for HK$216,000 Accompanied by a report from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory, stating that the selected cabochon is natural jadeite and no resin was detected. Report number KJ 41726, dated 12th March 2009. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2009

A pair of cultured pearl and diamond earrings

A pair of cultured pearl and diamond earrings Each cultured pearl surmount suspending a geometric line of brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, terminating in a drop-shaped cultured pearl, mounted in 18k white gold, diamonds approximately 3.80 carats total, earring length 8.9cm. Sold for HK$45,600 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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20 mai 2009

Two pairs of diamond earrings

Two pairs of diamond earrings Comprising: a pair of pendent diamond earrings, each surmount collet-set with a cushion-shaped diamond suspending a pair of similarly set stones to a brilliant-cut diamond connection, post and butterfly fittings; together with a pair of ear studs each claw-set with a circular-cut diamond, post and butterfly fittings, part illustrated. Est. 8,000—10,000 CHF. Lot Sold 56,250 CHF Provenance: Property of a Spanish ducal family (continued)Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A... [Lire la suite]
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