16 mai 2009

Diamond necklace, 1930s

Diamond necklace, 1930s Of undulating design, set with cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, suspending a pear-shaped diamond drop weighing 10.83 carats, length approximately 390mm, French assay marks. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2105595077 stating that the pear-shaped diamond is H Colour, SI1 Clarity. Est. 230,000—345,000 CHF - Lot Sold 320,500 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2009

Coral, lacquer and diamond clip, Cartier, late 1930s

Coral, lacquer and diamond clip, Cartier, late 1930s Designed as a ladybird, the coral body studded with eight circular-cut diamonds, the head and feet set with black lacquer and single-cut diamonds, signed Cartier Paris, French assay and maker's marks, pochette. Est. 10,000—15,000 CHF. Lot Sold 45,000 CHF LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cf: Catalogue for the exhibition at the Petit Palais Museum, The Art of Cartier Jewellery, Paris, 1989-1990, page 157, plate 469 for an illustration of a very similar brooch dated 1936. ... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Pair of pearl and diamond earrings, Cartier, 1930s

Pair of pearl and diamond earrings, Cartier, 1930s Each surmount designed as a line of square-, single- and baguette diamonds, suspending a pearl drop, mounted in platinum, signed Cartier, French assay and maker's marks, screw back fittings. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 52543 stating that the two pearls are natural. Est. 42,000—60,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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10 mai 2009

Cat's eye chrysoberyl and diamond necklace, 1930s

Cat's eye chrysoberyl and diamond necklace, 1930s Designed as a suite of geometric plaques set with circular-cut and baguette diamonds, alternating with cabochon cat's eye chrysoberyl, the back set with a line of bezel-set circular-cut diamonds and similarly set baguette stones, mounted in platinum, length approximately 485mm, French assay and makers' marks. Est. 48,000—80,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva... [Lire la suite]
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