06 mai 2016

A pearl, natural pearl and diamond ring, by Bhagat

Lot 239. A pearl, natural pearl and diamond ring, by Bhagat. Estimate CHF170,000 – CHF250,000 ($177,861 - $261,561). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Set with a button-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 14.96-15.21x11.06 mm, to the pavé-set diamond gallery, the sprung hoop set with graduated pearls and briolette-cut diamond finials, ring size 5 - 7 ½. Unsigned Accompanied by report no. 64217 dated 17 July 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the button-shaped pearl is a saltwater... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2016

Gold and pearl pendant jewel of the Lamb of God, Spanish, 1600-1650

Gold and pearl pendant jewel of the Lamb of God, Spanish, 1600-1650, ruby, pearl, gold, enamel. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. Ex-collection Baron Anselm von Rothschild (1866 cat. no. 339). WB.164. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum Pendant jewel; gold; lamb in white enamel, back formed of baroque pearl, seated on closed book; back of book with three bands, panels enamelled blue; underside is open-work with scrolls; clasps jewelled with rubies;... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2015

A pair of Byzantine gold, pearl, amethyst and rock crystal earrings, circa 7th century AD.

A pair of Byzantine gold, pearl, amethyst and rock crystal earrings, circa 7th century AD. Estimation: USD 20,000 - 30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each composed of an eight-lobed rosette with a central circular setting set with a foiled-backed cabochon rock crystal, surrounded by a gold wire strung with pearls threaded through eight equidistant loops, with five gold hoops below, each supporting an amethysts or pearl drop, a high arching ear wire at the top. Each: 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high PROVENANCE: Art... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2015

Two Pearls, Margarita Shipwrec, 1622

Two Pearls, Shipwreck: Margarita 1622. Recovered in 2007. Weight: 16.62 & 16.52. Estimate $300,000 – $400,000. Photo Guernsey's. In June 2007, Blue Water Ventures in conjunction with Motivation, Inc. (the Fisher family's salvage operation) found a lead box within the Margarita's wreck site that contained thousands of pearls. Following the discovery, a gemologist from the GIA was enlisted to analyze and categorize the pearls so that their history and guidelines for future care could be established.... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2014

Pearl, coral and turquoise necklace, Bulgari

Pearl, coral and turquoise necklace, Bulgari. Photo Sotheby's Composed of 12 turquoise beads measuring approximately 16.3 to 11.7 mm alternating with nine white cultured pearls measuring approximately 16.7 to 10.4 mm, six gray cultured pearls measuring approximately 13.3. to 12.4 mm, and four coral beads measuring approximately 14.8 to 12.9 mm, length 20 inches, signed Bulgari. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 06 Feb 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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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]
08 septembre 2013

An antique pearl, sapphire and diamond tiara

An antique pearl, sapphire and diamond tiara. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2004 Designed as five graduating pearl and sapphire-set sprays and diamond-set scroll motifs, centring on a diamond-set marquise's coronet, mounted in silver and gold, with six brooch fittings, five hairpin fittings and a screwdriver, each spray and coronet detachable, circa 1880, inner circumference 17.0 cm., in fitted maroon leather Auger case stamped with a count's coronet. Price Realized £11,950Notes: Alphonse Auger established himself as a jeweller... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2013

Antique Silver, Carved Coral, Pearl, Black Enamel and Green Onyx Bead Brooch

Antique Silver, Carved Coral, Pearl, Black Enamel and Green Onyx Bead Brooch Photo Doyle New York Centering one carved coral depicting flowers and leaves approximately 29.5 x 42.8 x 8.7 mm., accented by 5 green onyx beads, edged by black enamel tipped by 4 pearls. Estimate $1,800-2,400 - Sold for $2,500 Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry. Monday, April 16, 2012 -http://www.doylenewyork.com/
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28 juillet 2013

Caravel pendants

Caravel Pendant, c. 1580-1590, the State Hermitage Museum 17th-century gold pendant. Benaki Museum, Athens. Pendant in the shape of a ship (back), 16th century, Italy Caravel pendant. Late 16th century, Italian. Gold, rubies, emeralds, pearls and enamel, Hermitage Museum. Renaissance pendant with pearls and mother of pearl, 1580. Schmuckmuseum Profzheim In the early 16th century pearl came to Spain from the New World and Europe, began the second after the Roman "pearl fever". For one only in 1500 in Seville imported 320... [Lire la suite]