30 octobre 2016

A slightly baroque drop-shaped natural pearl and diamond pendant, 1900s

Lot 56. A slightly baroque drop-shaped natural pearl and diamond pendant, 1900s. Estimate CHF 60,000 - CHF 80,000 (USD 60,698 - USD 80,930). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set with a slightly baroque drop-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 23.40x16.45-13.20 mm, to the diamond-set cap and pendant loop, 1900s, 3.8 cm Accompanied by report no. 87242 dated 22 August 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the pearl is a saltwater natural pearl. Christie's. Geneva... [Lire la suite]

05 mai 2014

Pair of natural, cultured pearl and diamond earrings

Pair of natural, cultured pearl and diamond earrings. Photo Sotheby's. Each set with a slightly baroque drop-shaped pearl, one natural measuring approximately 12.20 x 14.65 x 19.70mm, one cultured, capped and suspended from a line of marquise-shaped, brilliant- and single-cut diamonds. Estimation 36,000 — 55,000 CHF Accompanied by SSEF report no. 72242, stating that one pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 13 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
02 mai 2014

Natural pearl, seed pearl and diamond necklace, 1920s

Natural pearl, seed pearl and diamond necklace, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's. The open work plaque set at the centre with a button-shaped natural pearl measuring 11.23 x 11.34 x 7.86mm and millegrain-set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, suspending a slightly baroque drop-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 15.35 x 15.90 x 19.75mm, from a seed pearl, button-shaped natural pearl and diamond set chain, length approximately 540mm, one small diamond deficient. Estimation 72,000 — 125,000 CHF Accompanied by SSEF report no.... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2014

Pair of natural pearl and diamond earrings, early 20th century

Pair of natural pearl and diamond earrings, early 20th century. Photo Sotheby's. Each featuring a slightly baroque drop-shaped natural pearl, one white and one brownish grey, measuring 8.75 x 10.15 x 13.70 and 9.05 x 9.95 x 13.55mm respectively, French assay marks, post fittings. Estimation 18,000 — 27,000 CHF Accompanied by SSEF report no. 70010 and no. 70011, stating that both pearls were found to be natural, saltwater, the slightly brownish grey pearl with no indications of artificial colour modification. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2014

Pair of important natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings

Pair of important natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings. Photo Sotheby's. Each set with a slightly baroque drop-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 3.20 x 14.15 x 19.70 and 11.80 x 14.80 x 19.80mm, suspended from a line of baguette diamonds, the detachable surmount and pearl cap accented with brilliant-cut diamonds, post and clip fittings. Estimation 315,000 — 490,000 CHF Accompanied by SSEF report no. 72424, stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble... [Lire la suite]