28 mai 2013

A Late 19th-Early 20th Century Gem-Set Pendant Necklace, by Louis Wiese

A Late 19th-Early 20th Century Gem-Set Pendant Necklace, by Louis Wiese. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The pendant of openwork scrolling foliate design, with emerald cabochon and pearl accents among chased leaf motifs, suspending a single pearl drop, to the belcher link chain interspersed with simailarly designed scrolling foliate and quatrefoil panel links, after 1890, 62.0cm long, maker’s case. Signed Weise, with maker’s mark for Louis Wiese. Estimate:  $37,725 – $52,815 Notes: In utilising... [Lire la suite]

02 décembre 2010

An important antique ruby and diamond ring & A Belle Epoque ruby, diamond and pearl brooch

An important antique ruby and diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The circular-shaped ruby weighing 9.20 carats between pear-shaped diamond shoulders to the openwork gallery and plain hoop, circa 1910, in pink leather Garrard & Co. case. Estimate £400,000 - £600,000. Price Realized £2,169,250 ($3,373,184)Accompanied by report No. 57833 dated 12 November 2010 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating Notes: The flat shape and irregular... [Lire la suite]
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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