01 décembre 2017

13 tiaras sold at Christie's

The Poltimore Tiara. Designed as a graduated line of cushion-shaped and old-cut diamond clusters alternating with diamond-set scroll motifs, each surmounted by old-cut diamond terminals, to the collet-set diamond line, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1870, 19.2 cm maximum diameter, convertible to a necklace and eleven brooches, with screwdriver and brooch fittings, in fitted blue leather case. Sold for £926,400 on 13 June 2006 at Christie’s in London. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006   A late 19th-century diamond... [Lire la suite]

25 janvier 2017

The Rosebery Tiara

The Rosebery Tiara with matching bracelet and brooch.  Lot 286. The Rosebery Tiara. An historic pearl and diamond tiara. Estimate GBP 1,000,000 - GBP 1,500,000 (USD 1,635,000 - USD 2,452,500). Price realised GBP 1,161,250 (USD 1,905,611) © Christie's Image Ltd 2011 Designed as a series of six bouton-shaped natural pearls and old-cut diamond clusters, interspersed by diamond florettes to the seven detachable graduated drop-shaped natural pearl and diamond surmounts, the pearls measuring,... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2013

A pearl and diamond tiara, by Jean Lombard 

A pearl and diamond tiara, by Jean Lombard. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Designed as nine undulating old-cut diamond crests with pearl finials, mounted in gold, made in 1960. Signed Lombard. Estimate CHF20,000 – CHF30,000 Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin Notes: The well-known Geneva jeweller Jean Lombard (1912-1988) opened his premises in 1936. Not long after the Second World War he befriended Carl Théodor Fabergé, the grandson of Peter Carl Fabergé, they were to... [Lire la suite]
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