16 octobre 2010

Antique jewelry from the Blanche Thebom collection

An antique diamond necklace, circa 1880. © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd designed as elaborate graduated openwork sections of rose-cut diamonds in a floral motif, completed by a (later) gold backchain; sections can be converted to brooches and earrings with fittings provided; accompanied by an associated pair of earclips; with (later) fitted box; mounted in fourteen karat gold; length: 17 1/4in. (tiara and some brooch fittings deficient) - Estimate: $15,000 - 25,000 An antique diamond and pearl necklace and earclips, circa... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2010

Two gem-set, shell, and eighteen karat gold objet d'art by Andrew Grima

A shell, eighteen karat gold and ruby objet d'art, Andrew Grima © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd designed as a seagull with shell body, circular-cut ruby eyes and gold legs, perched on a slice of polished agate; signed Grima, AG.Ltd, with signed wooden box dimensions: 9 1/4 x 7 3/8 x 7 1/4in. Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000 Exhibition catalogue, Grima Retrospective, Goldsmiths' Hall, London, 1991, page 95, plate 282 for a sketch of a similar example.Willsberger, Johann, Grima, 1991, see color plate for a similar example. ... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2010

Art deco coral and diamond jewelry by Marsh & Co from the Estate of Margaret Roebling Perrine

An art deco coral and diamond bracelet, Marsh & Co, circa 1935 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd of openwork design, with four rectangular panels depicting Japanese landscapes of a fune (boat), pavilion, moon bridge, and a Torii gate, accentuated by coral and circular-cut diamond detail, all within a blackened steel frame; signed Marsh's; estimated total diamond weight: 1.40 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 6 1/8in. Estimate: $5,000 - 7,000 A pair of art deco coral and diamond earclips and ring, Marsh &... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2010

Art deco jadeite jade jewelry by Marsh & Co from the Estate of Margaret Roebling Perrine

An art deco jadeite jade and diamond brooch, Marsh & Co, circa 1930 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd of openwork design, centering a carved jadeite pagoda accentuated with round brilliant-cut diamond detail, within a blackened steel frame; signed Marsh's; mounted in platinum - Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000 An art deco jadeite jade and diamond bracelet, Marsh & Co, circa 1935 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd designed as three openwork shaped-lozenge blackened steel panels each centering separate scenes of a... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2010

Jean BOGGIO joaillerie @ Cornette de Saint Cyr - Paris

Jean BOGGIO, circa 1990. Magnifique sautoir composé de trois rangs de perles labradorites orné au centre d'une plaque en argent vieilli sculpté gravé, repercé serti de pierres semi précieuses, fermoir à l'identique et se terminant par des pampilles. Non signé, poids de la plaque 145,5 grs environ - Estimation : 2 500 / 3 000 € Jean BOGGIO, circa 1990. Collier articulé éléphants. photo courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr en argent gravé, bracelet à l'identique - Estimation : 700 / 750 € Jean BOGGIO, circa 1990,... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2010

Icy jadeite and diamond jewelry @ Sotheby's, Hong Kong

Icy jadeite and diamond demi-parure. photo courtesy Sotheby's The necklace composed of thirteen highly translucent oval icy jadeite cabochons, framed by brilliant-cut diamonds, joined by brilliant-cut diamond-set links, length approximately 400mm; pair of matching earrings, each similarly-set with oval and round icy jadeite cabochons; and a ring set with an oval icy jadeite cabochon of matching colour and translucency; mounted in 18 karat blackened gold. (3); cabochons on necklace, ring and earrings approximately 13.63 x 11.65... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2010

Important and perfectly matched pair of unmounted brilliant-cut diamonds.

Important and perfectly matched pair of unmounted brilliant-cut diamonds. photo courtesy Sotheby's Two unmounted brilliant-cut diamonds each weighing 10.88 carats. Estimate 25,000,000—30,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 37,620,000 HKD Accompanied by GIA reports numbered 2115479019 and 2116039611, dated 8 December 2009 and 27 July 2010, stating that the 10.88 carat diamonds are D colour, Flawless clarity, with Excellent Cut, Polish and Symmetry; also accompanied by diamond type classification reports stating that both... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2010

Rare and important fancy vivid pink diamond and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels

Rare and important fancy vivid pink diamond and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels. photo courtesy Sotheby's Centring on a rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy vivid pink diamond weighing 6.43 carats, flanked on each side by a cluster of pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, embellished to the shoulders with brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 1.60 carats, mounted in platinum and 18 karat white gold, signed and numbered JH000080 51. Estimate 48,000,000—55,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2010

Federico Buccellati jewelry @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, 06 Oct 10, Hong Kong

Diamond necklace, bracelet ans pair of matching ear clips, Federico Buccellati. photo courtesy Sotheby's The articulated necklace of openwork design, decorated by brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 380mm; a pair of matching earrings, clip fittings, and bracelet en suite; the diamonds altogether weighing approximately 12.20 carats, mounted in 18 karat white and yellow gold; en suie, length approximately 175mm; the diamonds signed. (3) - Estimate 270,000—390,000 HKD. Lot Sold 620,000 HKD Accompanied by fitted... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2010

Ruby jewelry @ Sotheby's, New York

Platinum, Ruby and Diamond Necklace, France. photo courtesy Sotheby's Set with oval and cushion-shaped rubies weighing approximately 40.00 carats, accented by round, old European-cut and baguette diamonds weighing a total of approximately 20.75 carats, length 17 inches, French assay marks. Estimate 70,000—90,000 USD. Lot Sold 86,500 USD Platinum, Ruby and Diamond Bracelet. photo courtesy Sotheby's Set with oval rubies weighing approximately 50.00 carats, accented by baguette diamonds weighing approximately 6.50... [Lire la suite]