01 novembre 2012

An 18th century Indian emerald and diamond sarpech, Deccan, late 18th-early 19th Century

An 18th century Indian emerald and diamond sarpech, Deccan, late 18th-early 19th Century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The articulate turban ornament designed as five hinged openwork floral panels set with foiled table-cut diamonds, suspending five emerald bead drops, surmounted by a similarly-set tapering scroll aigrette suspending a single emerald bead drop, the red enamelled reverse with green and blue enamel detail, 21.2 cm. Estimate: SFr.350,000-550,000 (US$370,000-580,000) Notes: Cf. Usha R Bala... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2012

A pair of onyx, emerald and diamond 'panther' earhoops, by Cartier

A pair of onyx, emerald and diamond 'panther' earhoops, by Cartier. Photo Bonhams Pavé-set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds and lozenge-shaped onyx 'spots', each suspending an emerald bead drop, mounted in 18 carat white gold, diamonds approximately 1.70 carats total, signed Cartier, numbered, French marks, European convention marks, Cartier case. Sold for £7,500   Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 25 Apr 2012. London, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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05 décembre 2010

Emerald & diamond jewelry @ Christie's, The London Sale

An antique emerald and diamond bow brooch. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The articulated ribbon bow mounted with graduated old-cut diamond collets alternated by square-shaped emeralds to the diamond line borders and three-stone centre, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1880, 12.0cm wide, in original purple velvet fitted case by Garrard & Co. Estimate £100,000 - £150,000 Price Realized £265,250 Notes: Cf. Diana Scarisbrick, Ancestral Jewels, Andre Deutsch, 1989, p.131 Large bow-knot or sévigneé brooches were... [Lire la suite]