13 février 2016

Pearl and diamond brooch, 1920s

Natural pearl and diamond brooch, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's 2011 Centring on a drop-shaped pearl within an octagonal frame millegrain-set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, French assay marks for platinum, frame 1920s. Lot 286. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 56,450 GBP Accompanied by The Gem & Pearl Laboratory report no. 04155, stating that the drop pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's, Fine Jewels London, 13 Jul 2011
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23 janvier 2016

Pair of natural pearl, conch pearl and diamond pendent earrings

Lot 2817. Pair of natural pearl, conch pearl and diamond pendent earrings. Photo Sotheby's Each suspending on a drop-shaped natural pearl, surmounted by a conch pearl, decorated by brilliant-cut diamonds extending to the hook surmount, mounted in platinum. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD.  Accompanied by GIA report numbered 1132613851, dated 11 July 2011, stating that the pearls are natural saltwater pearls, with no indication of treatment. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2015

Natural pearl, emerald and diamond jabot pin, Cartier, 1920s

Natural pearl, emerald and diamond jabot pin, Cartier, 1920s. Estimate 110,000 — 220,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Of Indian inspiration, set with natural pearls of various colours, a circular-cut emerald, cushion-shaped, circular-cut and rose diamonds, suspending a line of diamonds and natural pearls; the keeper set with circular-cut diamonds, calibré-cut emeralds and a natural pearl, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker’s marks, case signed Cartier. Authentification: Accompanied by... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2015

Satyr-shaped paper knife with natural pearl

Satyr-shaped paper knife with natural pearl, ca. 1900. . Estimate : 30 000 € / 50 000 €. Lot sold 24.000 €. Photo Hampel. Length: ca. 25 cm. Weight: 155.1 g. Silver and rose gold.  Accompanied by a report from SSEF no. 77319 dated October 2014.  HAMPEL FINE ART AUCTIONS, MUNICH, ALLEMAGNE. Vente de Luxe, le 25 Septembre 2015
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08 septembre 2015

Gold, Silver, Natural Pearl, Enamel and Diamond Brooch, circa 1890

Gold, Silver, Natural Pearl, Enamel and Diamond Brooch, circa 1890. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Of floral design, set with nine variously-shaped natural pearls measuring approximately 7.5 to 4.8 mm, accented by old mine and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately .75 carat, highlighted with green and peach-hued enamel, gross weight approximately 12 dwts; circa 1890. With fitted box.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 1176217257 stating that the pearls are natural, saltwater.... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2015

A natural pearl, diamond and platinum necklace, circa 1910.

A natural pearl, diamond and platinum necklace, circa 1910. Estimation 75 000 € / 80 000 €. Photo Tajan Il est composé de trois rangs de 181 perles fines disposées en légère chute. Magnifique fermoir rectangulaire rehaussé de trois diamants taille brillant dans des entourages de diamants. Les attaches ornées de diamants en serti muguet. Monture en platine. Travail français pour le fermoir. Poids brut : 68,13 gr. Diamètres des perles : 7,8 à 5,4 mm environ  Le collier est accompagné d'un rapport... [Lire la suite]

09 mai 2015

American Natural Pearl, Mississippi River

American Natural Pearl, Mississippi River. Estimate: US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,600 - 5,300). Photo: Bonhams. This is a large natural pearl from the Mississippi River. These pearls are distinguished by a recognizable, soft luster which is not seen in saltwater pearls. The present pearl has a unique drop shape which would easily lend it to being mounted either as a pendant or in a ring. Its iridescence or "orient" which appears to hover above the white body color, is a delicate rose, undrilled. Weighing approximately 16.08... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2015

A single-row pearl necklace

A single-row pearl necklace. Estimate £10,000 - 12,000 (€14,000 - 16,000). Photo: Bonhams. The graduated row of 68 pearls, measuring from 3.9 to 8.4mm, with a single and old-cut diamond clasp, length 45.0cm Accompanied by a report from GCS stating that of the 68 pearls, 65 are natural, saltwater, and 3 are cultured. Report number 5775-1631, dated 19 March 2015. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 22 Apr 2015 14:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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20 février 2015

Natural pearl, cultured pearl and diamond necklace, late 19th century, composite

Natural pearl, cultured pearl and diamond necklace, late 19th century, composite. Estimation  3,500 — 5,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Of negligée design, set with two natural pearls within surrounds of cushion-shaped diamonds, to a surmount set with a cultured pearl and similarly-cut diamonds, to a fine link chain, length approximately 420mm.   Accompanied by CISGEM report no. 84349, stating that the two smaller pearls were found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, Londres, 18 mars 2015, 10:30... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2015

Natural pearl, seed pearl and diamond necklace, late 19th century

Natural pearl, seed pearl and diamond necklace, late 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Designed as two plaques of scroll design, set with circular-cut diamonds and natural pearls, connected by chains set with seed pearls and similarly-cut diamonds, to a later fine link chain, length approximately 400mm, detachable brooch fitting, fitted case.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 77662, stating that the six pearls tested were found to be natural, saltwater.   ... [Lire la suite]
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