30 juillet 2010

French coral, sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1920s

French coral, sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1920s. photo Bonhams The foliate carved rectangular coral panel edged with two vertical lines of brilliant-cut diamonds, each corner with a flowerhead cluster of four cabochon sapphires and diamond centre, French control marks, length 3.7cm. Estimate: £500 - 600.  This lot has been withdrawn Bonhams. Jewellery, 27 Jul 2010. Oxford www.bonhams.com
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18 juin 2010

Art Deco jade jewelry @ different US antiques dealers

Jadeite Earrings. France. Circa 1925 platinum, enamel, black onyx & diamond jade drop earrings. Price $21,500 Frank Pollak and Sons. 608 5th Ave. suite 903 New York, NY, 10020. Phone: 1-800-342-3878 - E-Mail: frank@diadust.com Art Déco jadeite & diamond ear pendants. England, 1920's Platinum earpendants set with approx. 1.00 carat of diamonds suspending 2-1/4"carved, "grade A "jadeite plaques with no indications of enhancement. (SSEF report #43848, dated 11/16/2004). Carving is of a... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2009

Porte-aiguilles en cuivre argenté, cendrier en alliage d'argent plateau en bois. Travail indochinois

Porte-aiguilles en cuivre argenté de forme torsadée, gravé de feuillages. Travail indochinois. Haut.: 9 cm. Estimation : 60 / 80 € Charmant cendrier en alliage d'argent ajouré, triangulaire à motif de bambous. Travail indochinois des années 20.    Application d'un Bouddha en jade. Intérieur en verre. Haut.: 5 cm. Estimation : 60 / 80 € Beau plateau en bois à incrustations de nacre représentant feuillages et oiseaux.  Travail indochinois, circa 1900. Dim.: 44 x 56 cm. Estimation : 350 / 400 € ... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2009

Twenties orientalist dresses and coats from Babani, Agnès-Madame Havet, Redfern and Lanvin 1938

An early Babani orientalist gold brocaded evening jacket, circa 1912 labelled "V.Babani 98 Bd Haussmann Paris", cut Persian style lower at the back, with angled cross-over panels to the front which prestud fasten at the waist, slashed sleeves, lined in pale green silk and edged in green and wine striped silk. Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500 Condition: would originally have had hook and eye fasteners - now there are prestuds, green silk lining at armholes particularly the underarms has perished. The fabric is... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2009

Rare jadeite, agate, amethyst, enamel and diamond bracelet, Mauboussin, 1920s

Rare jadeite, agate, amethyst, enamel and diamond bracelet, Mauboussin, 1920s Designed as four carved jadeite plaques, each within a border decorated with blue enamel imitating lapis lazuli, alternating with octagonal carved agate links, between links set with buff-topped amethysts, highlighted with single- and circular-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and gold, signed Mauboussin and numbered, French assay marks; length approximately 190mm. Accompanied by a certificate of authentication from Mauboussin in Paris. Est.... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Emerald and diamond brooch, 1920s

Emerald and diamond brooch, 1920s Of stylised giardinetto open work design, centring on a pear-shaped emerald highlighted with circular- and single-cut diamonds. Est. 45,000—60,000 CHF Note:  Mrs Edith Deuchar pictured in the photograph wearing the emerald and diamond brooch was married to Alexander Deuchar who was the founder of the Scottish and Newcastle Brewers. He was a direct descendent of Alexander Deuchar (1777-1844) who was a seal engraver and Lyon herald at the Court of the Lord Lyon, the authority for heraldry... [Lire la suite]
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