14 juillet 2014

Onyx, enamel, coral and diamond vanity case, Lacloche Frères, 1920s

Onyx, enamel, coral and diamond vanity case, Lacloche Frères, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's The circular case set to the front with four bevelled onyx plaques, the central shòu character and edges set with rose diamonds, to a twisted silk cord set with coral bead and rose diamond slider, terminating on a similarly set tassel with onyx beads, opening to reveal a mirror, lipstick holder and powder compartment, signed Lacloche Frères, numbered, French assay and indistinct maker's marks, one diamond deficient. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 GBP ... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2014

A diamond, coral, onyx, jadeite and enamel brooch

A diamond, coral, onyx, jadeite and enamel brooch. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2004 Designed as a black enamel bar pin with old European-cut diamond detail, enhanced by coral drop terminals, suspending a series of similarly-designed links to the rectangular jadeite plaque, depicting a red enamel and single-cut diamond Oriental scene, to the lower onyx, coral and old European-cut diamond pendants, mounted in gold. Price Realized $8,365 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 12 October 2004, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2014

An art deco onyx, coral and diamond bracelet, by Boucheron

An art deco onyx, coral and diamond bracelet, by Boucheron. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as two lines of graduated onyx and coral beads interspersed with diamond set elements, 1920s, 19.0 cm. Signed Boucheron Paris. Estimate CHF30,000 – CHF40,000 ($34,358 - $45,811) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
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28 avril 2014

Jadeite, onyx, seed pearl and diamond pendant, circa 1930

Jadeite, onyx, seed pearl and diamond pendant, circa 1930. Photo Sotheby's The jadeite plaque carved with a foliate motif, accented with millegrain-set flowers composed of seed pearls, calibré-cut onyx and single-cut and rose diamonds. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 CHF FROM THE COLLECTION OF FLORA SASSOONSotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève, 13 mai 2014 -http://www.sothebys.com/
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30 janvier 2014

Some nephrite, jade, jadeite jewelry in Christie's auctions.

  AN ART DECO NEPHRITE, LAPIS LAZULI AND DIAMOND VANITY CASE. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2007  The rectangular blue enamel case in-set with nephrite and a rectangular raised carved lapis lazuli plaque with collet-set and single-cut diamond accents, the terminals with openwork diamond detail, the diamond pushpiece opening to reveal a fitted mirror, two covered compartments and a lipstick holder, mounted in gold, circa 1930, 3¾ x 1¾ x 1 ins., with maker's mark Estimate $2,000 - $4,000. Price Realized $12,000  ... [Lire la suite]
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28 août 2013

Golden Fleece with onyx. Köhler, Johann Heinrich (jeweler), Dresden, 1725

Golden Fleece with onyx. Köhler, Johann Heinrich (jeweler), Dresden, 1725; three onyx cabochons, 86 diamonds, gold, silver, enamel; 14.5 x 7.0 cm. VIII 1. Green Vault © Dresden State Art Collections 2013 The cool Noblesse radiating jewel with three Onyxes was passed in July 1725 a jeweler Johann Heinrich Köhler. Koehler had created already in 1722 the "big" diamond fleece Order as important religious representation of Augustus the Strong. This order is the growing favor of the king against the Dresden goldsmith in 1701... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2013

Van Cleef & Arpels Paris, circa 1980. Coral, onyx and diamond butterfly design brooch-pendant

Van Cleef & Arpels Paris, circa 1980. Coral, onyx and diamond butterfly design brooch-pendant. Photo courtesy Hancocks & Co Unusual brooch / pendant designed as a butterfly in 18ct yellow gold its open wings pavé set with brilliant cut diamonds and black onyx and each enhanced by a carved coral 'stripe' Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris circa 1980. 75 brilliant cut diamonds 2.00cts approx; 42 round onyx; 4 fluted coral sections. 8ct yellow gold signed VAN CLEEF & ARPELS and numbered 7270... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2013

Salière en onyx, avec une sirène en or, France, 1500-1550

Salière en onyx, avec une sirène en or, France, 1500-1550 - Collection du Grand Dauphin, fils de Louis XIV – Madrid, Musée National du Prado Sa source formelle serait à rapprocher des œuvres de l’italien Benvenuto Cellini, et notamment la célèbre salière appartenant à la collection du Kunsthistorisches Museum de Vienne. A la mort de Louis de France (1711), fils de Louis XIV, une partie de sa collection d'objets précieux est revenue à son fils Philippe V, roi d'Espagne. Cette collection est conservée au Musée National du Prado,... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2013

René BOIVIN. Ravissante et probablement unique pendulette de style art déco en onyx, corail, argent et cristal de roche

René BOIVIN. Ravissante et probablement unique pendulette de style art déco en onyx, corail, argent et cristal de roche. Photo courtesy Artcurial De forme mignonnette, elle est surmontée d'un dôme en corail godronné et ponctuée de quatre diamants taillés en rose reposant sur un socle en onyx. Les deux colonnes de style corinthien sont en perles de corail godronné. Le corps de la pendulette est en argent émaillé noir. Le cadran en agate semble suspendu grâce à la base en cristal de roche. Les index sont en diamants taillés... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2013

A Pair of Art Deco Onyx, Natural Pearl and Diamond Ear Pendants

A Pair of Art Deco Onyx, Natural Pearl and Diamond Ear Pendants. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of tapering form, the graduated row of old-cut cushion shaped diamonds within a calibré onyx and diamond point border suspending a three pearl tassel termination, circa 1925, 7.8cm long, post fittings. Estimate:  $15,090 – $18,108 Accompanied by report no.07706 dated 3 May 2013 from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory, London, stating the pearls are natural, saltwater (2) Christie's. JEWELLERY. 5 June... [Lire la suite]
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