21 juillet 2014

Foxglove brooch, Rene Boivin, 1944, gold, pink tourmaline, amethyst, olivine

Foxglove brooch, Rene Boivin, 1944, gold, pink tourmaline, amethyst, olivine.
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18 juillet 2014

Canopy with Dragon Among Flowers, late 1100s, China; Center: Southern Song dynasty; Border: Ming dynasty

Canopy with Dragon Among Flowers, late 1100s, China; Center: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1270); Border: Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Center: silk, gold; tapestry weave (kesi) Border: silk, gold; lampas, Overall - h:87.00 w:84.50 cm (h:34 1/4 w:33 1/4 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1995.1, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.

10 janvier 2014

Vacheron Constantin Japanese Style Watch, 1925

Vacheron Constantin Japanese Style Watch, 1925. Gold, sapphire, enamel. Private Collection.
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10 janvier 2014

Cartier steel cigarette case, ca. 1925

Cartier steel cigarette case, ca. 1925. Gold, coral, pearl, tortoiseshell, Cartier France, ALBION ART Collection.
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02 janvier 2014

Silver, Gold, Emerald Bead, Pearl, Diamond, Enamel, Seed Pearl and Coral Bead Tassel Pendant

Silver, Gold, Emerald Bead, Pearl, Diamond, Enamel, Seed Pearl and Coral Bead Tassel Pendant. Photo courtesy Doyle New York. The segmented pendant of finely detailed decoration applied with red and green enamel, edged and accented by rose-cut diamonds, spaced by 2 emerald beads approximately 16.0 x 17.2 x 13.2 mm. and 15.6 x 15.4 x 13.8 mm., joined by 4 pearls approximately 6.0 to 5.6 mm., supporting two multistrand seed pearl tassels tipped by coral beads, circa 1920, several diamonds missing. Emerald beads: medium green,... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2013

A rare ancient Islamic gold dinar coin, dating to approximately the 7th - 11th Century

A rare ancient Islamic gold dinar coin, dating to approximately the 7th - 11th Century. Coins such as this were traded widely during the latter half of the first millennium. The Dinar contains profuse Arabic text arranged horizontally and circumferentially. Diameter: 24 mm - Weight: 2.85 g Provenance: German private collection (source artancientltd)
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10 décembre 2013

Gold, jadeite, enamel and diamond paper knife

Gold, jadeite, enamel and diamond paper knife. Photo Sotheby's Set with a carved jadeite scholar decorated with black and white enamel, accented by rose-cut diamonds and cabochon emeralds, gross weight approximately 67 dwts, length 6¾ inches; circa 1920. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 USD  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels.New York | 11 déc. 2013 - www.sothebys.com
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10 décembre 2013

Platinum, gold, turquoise, sapphire and enamel clip-brooch, Cartier

Platinum, gold, turquoise, sapphire and enamel clip-brooch, Cartier. Photo Sotheby's The carved turquoise leaf accented by a cabochon sapphire and blue enamel accents, set with single-cut diamonds, signed Cartier, numbered 6294; circa 1925. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels.New York | 11 déc. 2013 - www.sothebys.com
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21 novembre 2013

Gold, platinum, enamel, diamond and pearl evening bag, Cartier, Paris

Gold, platinum, enamel, diamond and pearl evening bag, Cartier, Paris. Photo courtesy Sotheby's.  The black satin purse suspending a tassel thumbpiece decorated with a fluted rock crystal bead and supporting numerous pearl strands, set with old European and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 3.25 carats, measuring approximately 8¾ by 5¼ inches, signed Cartier Paris, Londres, New York, numbered 0763, with French assay and maker's mark, one pearl strand missing; circa 1925. Estimation 15,000 — 20,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2013

Gold, emerald, diamond and ruby brooch

Gold, emerald, diamond and ruby brooch. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. Of Indian inspiration, centering a cushion-cut emerald weighing approximately 41.20 carats, accented by numerous round, baguette, pear-shaped, old European and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 11.55 carats, decorated with two stylized birds, further set with round and hexagon-shaped emeralds and five cabochon rubies, unsigned; circa 1945. With fitted Cartier box. Estimation 200,000 — 300,000 USD  Accompanied by AGL... [Lire la suite]


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