16 juin 2011

Rare 1935 Bugatti Type 57 Grand Raid Roadster Set For RM's Monterey Sale

Among notable entries set to cross the auction podium during the two-day sale is the exquisite 1935 Bugatti Type 57 Grand Raid Roadster MONTEREY, CA.- RM Auctions is set continue its reputation for offering automobiles of exceptional quality when its annual Monterey, California sale gets underway August 19 – 20, featuring one of the most spectacular rosters of motor cars ever presented in auction history. Among notable entries set to cross the auction podium during the two-day sale is the exquisite 1935 Bugatti Type 57 Grand Raid... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2011

Diamonds shopping (2) @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, 17 May 11, Geneva

Diamond ring, Bucherer. Photo: Sotheby's Claw-set with a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 3.20 carats, mounted in white gold, size 51, numbered, maker's marks, case. Estimate 80,000—120,000 CHF. Lot Sold 278,500 CHF. Accompanied by GIA report no. 16229230 stating that the diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless. Pair of diamond earrings, Cartier. Photo: Sotheby's Each claw-set with a step-cut diamond weighing respectively 4.25 and 4.42 carats, signed Cartier and numbered. Estimate 200,000—290,000 CHF. Lot Sold 254,500 CHF ... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2011

R. Marchand. Isabelle de France, Comtesse Bruno d Harcourt, juillet 1935

R. Marchand. Isabelle de France, Comtesse Bruno d Harcourt, juillet 1935. Photo SVV Millon & Associés Tirage d époque au gélatino-bromure d argent titré et daté à l encre sur le montage 16,5 x 11 cm - Estimation : 200/300€ SVV Millon & Associés. Vendredi 20 mai à 14h. Salle VV  3 rue Rossini, 75009 Paris. Tél. : 01.47.27.95.34. Fax : 01.48.00.98.58. Email :  contact@millon-associes.com
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13 avril 2011

A magnificent pair of diamond clip brooches, by Cartier, circa 1935

A magnificent pair of diamond clip brooches, by Cartier, circa 1935. Photo Bonhams Each central old pear-shaped diamond, weighing either 4.63 carats or 4.77 carats, within a baguette-cut diamond frame with square-cut diamond highlight, bordered by pear-shaped diamonds, each surmount composed of step, triangular and baguette-cut diamonds, remaining diamonds 43.45 carats total, each signed Cartier London, length of each clip 4.7cm (2) - Estimate: £80,000 - 100,000, $ 130,000 - 160,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 13 Apr 2011. New Bond... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2011

Trois photographies de Hoyningen-Huene.

Hoyningen-Huene. Pour Harper's Bazar. 1936. photo Boisgirard Provence-Côte d'Azur Cachet du photographe au dos. 28,5 x 20,8 cm. Epreuve en cours de retouche sur l'angle inférieur gauche. Estimation : 1 000 € Hoyningen-Huene. Vers 1930. photo Boisgirard Provence-Côte d'Azur Cachet du photographe au dos. 25 x 19,5 cm. (Joint) Dr B. KRÖHN. Sans titre. Cachet du photographe au dos. 30 x 24 cm. Estimation : 300 € Hoyningen-Huene. Pour Harper's Bazar. 1935. photo Boisgirard Provence-Côte d'Azur 22 x 14,5 cm. Estimation : 200 € ... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2011

Platinum, Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Earrings & Necklace, Circa 1935

Pair of Platinum, Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Earrings. photo Sotheby's Set with carved jadeite segments of floral design, framed by black enamel and accented by old European-cut and rose-cut diamonds, spaced by onyx cabochons and old European-cut diamonds, total diamond weight approximately 1.50 carats. With fitted box. Estimate 7,500—10,000 USD. Lot Sold 16,250 USD Platinum, Gold, Jadeite and Diamond Necklace, Circa 1935. photo Sotheby's Composed of carved jadeite segments of floral and foliate... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2010

Cartier jewelry @ Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, New Bond Street, 9 Dec 2010

A rare diamond and pearl bow brooch, by Cartier, circa 1960. photo Bonhams The looped ribbons set throughout with brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, suspending two large baroque pearl drops, each with a brilliant and single-cut diamond cap, diamonds approximately 14.00 carats total, signed Cartier London, length at longest point 7.2cm., fitted maker's case - Sold for £300,000 Note: Accompanied by an AnchorCert certificate stating that both pearls were found to be natural and of saltwater origin. Certificate number... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2010

René Boivin. An emerald and diamond clip brooch, France. Circa 1935

René Boivin. An emerald and diamond clip brooch, France. Circa 1935. photo courtesy Symbolic & Chase The shield-shaped plaque composed of foliate sections set with brilliant-cut diamonds, interspersed with square-cut emeralds, to a central sugar-loaf emerald within an odeonesque concentric pattern of polished gold. French assay mark and maker’s mark. Price $70,000 From the Symbolic & Chase Collection of Rare Authenticated Rene Boivin Jewels. Accompanied by a certificate from Francoise Cailles stating the date of... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2010

Sotheby's Sets Record for Any Single Print Sold at Auction

Pablo Picasso, La Minotauromachie, Etching, 1935 (detail). Estimate: £400,000 - 600,000. Sold for £1,273,250 ($1,987,416). Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- A new record has been set for any single print sold at auction with the sale of Pablo Picasso’s La Minotauromachie for £1,273,250 / $1,987,416 at Sotheby’s in London . The print eclipsed the pre-sale high estimate of £600,000 (the estimate was £400,000-600,000). Discussing the sale, James Mackie, Sotheby’s Prints specialist, said: “A new record has been set for any single print... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2010

Sapphires @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 20 Apr 10. New York

Sapphire and Diamond Pendant. photo Sotheby's The pear-shaped sapphire weighing 18.70 carats, framed by pear-shaped and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 4.00 carats, mounted in platinum. Est. 100,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 152,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 41770 stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, no gemological evidence of heat. Sapphire and Diamond Ring. photo Sotheby's The cushion antique mixed-cut sapphire weighing 19.18 carats, framed by round and pear-shaped... [Lire la suite]