15 mai 2016

Impressive ruby, seed pearl and diamond parure

Lot 362. Impressive ruby, seed pearl and diamond parure. Estimate 290,000 — 480,000 CHF (265,036 — 438,680 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.  Comprising: a necklace set with an oval ruby stated to weigh 33.33 carats, within a surround of brilliant-cut diamonds, from three seed pearl torsades, length approximately 375mm; a bracelet of similar design set with an oval ruby stated to weigh 12.30 carats, length approximately 180mm; and a ring set with an oval ruby stated... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2016

Pair of ruby, emerald and diamond clips, 'Tutti Frutti', Cartier, circa 1925

Lot 456. Pair of ruby, emerald and diamond clips, 'Tutti Frutti', Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate 75,000 — 115,000 CHF (68,544 - 105,100 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Each of palmette design, set with a carved emerald and rubies, within a border of circular- and single-cut diamonds, each signed Cartier, one indistinctly numbered. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva, 17 May 2016, 10:00 AM
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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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03 février 2016

Art Deco Carved Emerald, Ruby, and Diamond Pendant Brooch, Chaumet

Art Deco Carved Emerald, Ruby, and Diamond Pendant Brooch, Chaumet, Paris. © 1999 - 2016 SKINNER, INC.  set with three carved emeralds, fifty-six calibre-cut rubies, and 115 full-, old European-, and single-cut diamonds, approx. total diamond wt. 6.75 cts., with cabochon onyx and rose-cut diamond accents, all within a hinged platinum mount, lg. 5 1/4 in., maker's mark and guarantee stamps, signed Chaumet et Cie Made in France. Lot 750. Estimate $150,000-200,000. Sold for:$385,500 on December 6,... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2016

Rock crystal barrel in the shape of a dragon, Italy, ca. 1625 - ca. 1650

Rock crystal barrel in the shape of a dragon, Italy, ca. 1625 - ca. 1650, rock crystal, rhinestone, gold, émail, ruby, h 19,0cm × W × D 14,5cm 60,5cm. BK-17 121. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.  Image of rock crystal with a frame of gold with rubies and enamel, depicting a dragon. The animal lies on its four legs with gaping mouths. The wings are missing. The dragon shape of the barrel says something about the special power which was attributed to rock crystal, if it came in contact with poison, it will discolor... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2015

Emerald, ruby, mother-of-pearl and diamond brooch, 'New Khandy', Cartier

Emerald, ruby, mother-of-pearl and diamond brooch, 'New Khandy', Cartier. Estimate 295,000 — 490,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as a parrot on a branch set with brilliant-cut diamonds, polished mother-of-pearl, calibré-, circular-cut and carved emeralds and rubies, suspending a drop-shaped emerald weighing 11.55 carats, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker's marks, case signed Cartier.  Authentification: Accompanied by SSEF report no. 82022, stating that the emerald is of... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2015

Wallace Chan, Sculpural Art

Wallace Chan, Baby's Perspective. Copper, Titanium, Obsidian, Ruby, Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, Orange Sapphire, Tsavorite Garnet @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Manna. Rock Crystal @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Dead but Sentient. Obsidian, Diamonds, Rock Crystal, 18K Yellow Gold, Titanium @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Struggling for A Way Out. Obsidian, Silver @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Exploring Life. Copper @ 2014 Wallace Chan
16 juin 2015

Fine Lavender Jadeite "Archer's Ring", Ruby and Diamond Pendent Necklace

Finely Translucent  Lavender Jadeite "Archer's Ring", Ruby and Diamond Pendent Necklace. Estimate: HK$2,200,000 - 3,200,000 (US$282,000 - 410,000). Sold for HK$2,596,000. Photo Tiancheng International The pendent necklace set with a finely translucent jadeite archer's ring of intense lavender tone throughout, to a surmount embellished with circular-cut rubies and diamonds, anchored by detachable tassels of karat gold chain decorated by circular-cut rubies, completed by a six-stranded... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2015

Hardstone, Coral, Ruby and Lacquer Desk Clock, Lacloche Frères

Hardstone, Coral, Ruby and Lacquer Desk Clock, Lacloche Frères. Estimate $75,000 — 100,000 (68,164 - 90,885 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. The coral-hued dial with Arabic numeral indexes and stylized arrow hands, within a silver-gilt case applied with black and red lacquer, the frame and base composed of agate, coral and onyx carved and applied in geometric motifs, further decorated with cabochon rubies, onyx and agate sugarloaf cabochons and coral beads and rings, measuring approximately 5 by 6... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2015

Stephen Webster ‘Gold Struck’ Crystal Haze Two Finger Ring

Stephen Webster ‘Gold Struck’ Crystal Haze Two Finger Ring in rose gold set with Rhodolite garnet, ruby, amethyst and amethyst over hematite from the new Gold Struck collection, which was inspired by the Cheapside Hoard. Baselworld 2015, 19 - 26 mars 2015