18 décembre 2012

A natural pearl and diamond necklace and earrings

A natural pearl and diamond necklace and earrings. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Of graduated design, the old-cut diamond scrolling motifs interspersed with similarly-set foliate panels and diamond single stone and natural pearl highlights, suspending three natural pearl drops with diamond-set cusp surmounts, to the diamond line back chain; together with matching natural pearl and diamond ear pendants, circa 1950 with 19th century elements, 47.1cm long, central panel detachable to form a brooch, fitted case by Wm Hawkes... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2012

A pair of antique emerald and diamond earrings, late 19th Century

A pair of antique emerald and diamond earrings, late 19th Century. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Each set with a square-shaped emerald in an old-cut diamond surround, mounted in silver and gold. Lot 69. Estimate CHF74,000 - CHF110,000 Accompanied by report no. 62001 dated 6 February 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emeralds are of Colombian origin, with minor amount of oil  Provenance: Christie's Geneva, 1-2 December 1982, lot 663  Christie's. Jewels for... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2012

An Antique Emerald and Diamond Brooch, late 19th Century.

An Antique Emerald and Diamond Brooch, late 19th Century. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Of square shape, centering upon a square-cut emerald, to the old-cut diamond openwork surround, mounted in silver and gold, 3.3 cm. Estimate CHF28,000 - CHF46,000 ($30,792 - $50,587) Christie's. Jewels for Hope: The Collection of Mrs Lily Safra 14 May 2012 Geneva 
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23 avril 2012

An Antique Emerald and Diamond Necklace

An Antique Emerald and Diamond Necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The two rows of rectangular-cut emerald and old-cut diamond graduated clusters interspersed by diamond collets, to the similar single-row backchain, mounted in silver and gold, early-19th Century, shortest row 40.5 cm. Estimate CHF1,100,000 - CHF1,600,000 ($1,207,592 - $1,756,498) Accompanied by report no. 61999 dated 6 February 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emeralds are of Colombian origin, with none... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2012

René Boivin. An Impressive Diamond Ring

René Boivin. An Impressive Diamond Ring. Photo Philips de Pury & Company Set with an old-cut diamond, weighing approximately 11.20 carats, to the feather motif shoulders set with circular-cut colored diamonds, mounted in 18K yellow gold, size 3 3/4.  Signed 'BB' for René Boivin, with French assay marks. ESTIMATE $160,000-180,000  Philips de Pury & Company. 19 April 2012 4pm. 450 Park Avenue, New York. Enquiries Nazgol Jahan njahan@phillipsdepury.com - + 1 212 940... [Lire la suite]
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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]


15 juin 2009

A Belle Epoque emerald and diamond ring, by Cartier

A Belle Epoque emerald and diamond ring, by Cartier The square-cut emerald within an old-cut diamond surround to the calibré-cut emerald frame, diamond border and two-stone corners, circa 1915, in Cartier red leather case. Signed Cartier, No. Pt 97091. Est. £7,000 - £9,000 - Price Realized £16,250 Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
10 juin 2009

An antique rose-cut emerald and diamond brooch, circa 1860

An antique rose-cut emerald and diamond brooch, circa 1860 The rose-cut emerald within an old-cut diamond tiered surround with diamond collet quarter detail suspending a briolette-cut emerald drop,, 7.7 cm long. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000 ($16,160 - $24,240) - Price Realized £30,000 ($48,480) Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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10 juin 2009

An antique diamond necklace, circa 1800

An antique diamond necklace, circa 1800 Designed as a series of alternating old-cut diamond flowerheads and entwined oval links suspending a detachable diamond-set Maltese cross pendant, with loop terminals for the attachment of a ribbon tie, in closed back setting, mounted in silver and gold, 35.0 cm long.. Estimate £12,000 - £15,000 ($19,392 - $24,240) - Price Realized £37,250 ($60,196)Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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10 juin 2009

An Edwardian diamond, pearl and ruby brooch

An Edwardian diamond, pearl and ruby brooch  Designed as an old-cut diamond foliate scroll with circular-cut diamond surmount weighing 3.09 carats to the oval-shaped ruby and pearl drop detail, pearl untested, circa 1910, 5.0 cm high. Estimate £12,000 - £15,000 ($19,392 - $24,240) - Price Realized £23,750 ($38,380)Accompanied by report No. 17495 dated 27 April 2009 from the AnchorCert laboratory stating that the diamond is D colour, VS2 clarity Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com


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