01 septembre 2013

High cover of rock crystal trophy, Saracchi, workshop, Milan, 1575-1580

High cover of rock crystal trophy, Saracchi, workshop, Milan, 1575-1580. Rock crystal, gold, enamel, garnets. H 48.1 cm, Dm lid 13.3 cm, 12.6 cm diam foot. V 217. Green Vault © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 Large quartz crystals were found in the central ranges of the Alps, were as rare and coveted as the magnificent decorative vessels that have been honed in the late Renaissance from this hard and brittle quartz. Especially the Milanese workshops and Miseroni Saracchi and Annibale... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2013

Kai-Yin Lo

Kai-Yin Lo. Jadeite, Garnet and Diamond Earrings.  Kai-Yin Lo. Jadeite, Rock Crystal, Garnet and Diamond Brooch.  Kai-Yin Lo. Hetian white jade, jadeite, coral & diamond pendant
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30 juillet 2013

Pair of 18 karat white gold, colored stone and diamond pendant-earclips, Michael Youssoufian

Pair of 18 karat white gold, colored stone and diamond pendant-earclips, Michael Youssoufian. Photo Sotheby's Designed as articulated cascading vines, set with 52 pear-shaped and round multi-colored sapphires and garnets weighing a total of 23.24 carats, accented by numerous round diamonds weighing 9.67 carats,signed, with maker's mark, numbered D2806 and D2807. With signed box. Estimate 18,000 — 22,000. Unsold Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 20 Sep 2012 - www.sothebys.com
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01 juillet 2013

Opal, Garnet, Lepidolite, Clevelandite, Agua Neuva Agate

Opal - Virgin Valley District/Humboldt County, Nevada. Joe Budd Photography. Gary White Collection Agua Neuva Agate. Photo by Wood’s Stoneworks A beautiful pink Tourmaline sprinkled with Lepidolite and Clevelandite along the bottom, mined in the 1980’s by Pala International; 24mm x 18mm x 16mm 16.2 grams. Garnet (Grossular), 18.1 gram, 2.7 x 2.7 x 1.2 cm. Jeffrey mine, Québec, Canada Opal from Yowah, Queensland, Australia
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07 avril 2013

18 Karat White Gold, Diamond and Colored Stone 'Anemone' Necklace, Michele della Valle - Sotheby's

18 Karat White Gold, Diamond and Colored Stone 'Anemone' Necklace, Michele della Valle - Sotheby's Designed as a graduated row of fanciful anemone flowerheads, set with round near colorless diamonds weighing 46.86 carats, accented by round diamonds of black, pink and yellow hues weighing 7.45 carats, further decorated with round pink sapphires, amethysts, garnets, iolites, pink tourmalines and spinels, length approximately 16 inches, signed Michele della Valle. Estimate: 125,000 - 175,000 USD Please note that the... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2013

Gold and garnet necklace, Early 19th century

Gold and garnet necklace, Early 19th century - Sotheby's.   Designed as a graduated series of foliate motifs set with foil backed flat-cut garnets, length approximately 420mm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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30 mars 2013

Orange-coloured mandarin garnet

Orange-coloured mandarin garnet, antique cut, over 70 ct, found in Nigeria
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18 février 2013

Oval gem with the head of Sirius (the Dog Star). Roman, Republican or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.

Oval gem with the head of Sirius (the Dog Star). Roman, Republican or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C. Garnet, 2.1 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.). 27.734. Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912. © 2013 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Strongly convex intaglio in gold setting with ring. Sirius. Head and shoulders of a dog frontal. Around the body, a collar inscribed with artist's signature in Greek ["Gaios epoiei"].  Provenance: By date unknown in the 18th century: Lord Chesterfield Collection;... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2012

Garnet and diamond brooch, Mid 18th Century

Garnet and diamond brooch, Mid 18th Century - Photo Sotheby's Designed as a bird in flight, the body set with foiled back variously shaped garnets, the eye set with a rose diamond, later brooch fitting. Estimation: 800 - 1,200 GBP. Lot. Vendu 2,750 GBP Sotheby's. The Jewellery Collection of the Late Michael Wellby: An Eclectic Eye - Jewels Spanning Four Centuries. London | 11 déc. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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15 décembre 2012

Garnet and diamond brooch, 18th Century

Garnet and diamond brooch, 18th Century - Photo Sotheby's Designed as a bird resting on a branch in full bloom, set throughout with lasqué-cut and rose diamonds, the bird with a garnet eye, one small diamond deficient,later brooch pin. Estimation: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP. Lot. Vendu 5,250 GBP Sotheby's. The Jewellery Collection of the Late Michael Wellby: An Eclectic Eye - Jewels Spanning Four Centuries. London | 11 déc. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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