04 décembre 2010

Cartier ruby & diamond jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels - The London Sale, 1 December 2010

A ruby and diamond ring, mounted by Cartier. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The oval-shaped cabochon ruby weighing 13.96 carats mounted within a pavé-set diamond demi-surround of scrolling ribbon design, to the baguette-cut diamond shoulders with plain hoop, circa 1955, with green leather maker's case. Signed Mtd Cartier. Estimate £12,000 - £15,000. Price Realized £79,250 ($123,234) Accompanied by report no. 20442 dated 18 August 2010 from theAnchorCert laboratory stating that the ruby is natural, with no indications of... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2010

The Duchess of Windsor's gem-set and diamond cross bracelet, Cartier, 1934-1944.

The Duchess of Windsor's gem-set and diamond cross bracelet, Cartier, 1934-1944. The chain bracelet spectacle-set with circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending nine gem-set Latin crosses, to a navette-shaped clasp, length approximately 190mm, signed Cartier, French assay and maker's marks. Comprising: A cross set with calibré-cut sapphires, emeralds, one similarly cut ruby and a baguette diamond, inscribed and dated: Our marriage Cross Wallis 3.VI.37 David, slightly imperfect. Est. 350,000—450,000 GBP. Lot... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2010

The ruby, sapphire, emerald, citrine and diamond flamingo clip, mounted by Cartier, Paris, 1940.

The ruby, sapphire, emerald, citrine and diamond flamingo clip, mounted by Cartier, Paris, 1940. photo Sotheby's Designed as a flamingo in a characteristic pose, the plumage set with calibré-cut emeralds, rubies and sapphires, the beak set with a cabochon citrine and sapphire, the eye set with a similarly cut sapphire, the head, neck, body and hinged legs pavé-set with circular-, brilliant- and single-cut diamonds, measuring approximately 95mm x 65mm x 22mm, signed to the clasp MONTURE Cartier and indistinctly numbered,... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2010

The Duchess of Windsor's onyx and diamond Panther bracelet, Cartier, Paris, 1952

The onyx and diamond Panther bracelet, Cartier, Paris, 1952. photo Sotheby's The articulated body designed to encircle the wrist and to assume a stalking attitude, pavé-set with brilliant- and single-cut diamonds and calibré-cut onyx, the eyes each set with a marquise-shaped emerald, wearing length approximately 165mm, total length approximately 195mm, signed Cartier, Paris and numbered, French assay and maker's marks; the bracelet divides in two places, under the head and in the centre of the back, the tongue-piece... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2010

Sotheby's to Offer the Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor, One of the Greatest Jewellery Collections

A gold, ruby, turquoise and diamond purse, belonging to Wallis Simpson. Photo: EPA/Sotheby's. LONDON.- Twenty-three years after the legendary auction of the “Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor” – still the most valuable single-owner jewellery collection ever sold* – Sotheby’s offer twenty pieces for sale in London on 30 November 2010, including some renowned examples illustrating both the exquisite taste of the famous couple and memorialising key events in their historic relationship. Together the pieces are estimated to fetch in... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2010

Turquoise jewelry @ Doyles New York

Gold, Turquoise, Lapis and Diamond Necklace, Cartier. photo Doyles New York 18 kt., the openwork tapering necklace composed of interlocking triangle-shaped clusters of round cabochon turquoise spaced by clusters of round cabochon lapis, all edged by scalloped gold borders, tipped by 21 round diamonds approximately 1.90 cts., signed Cartier Inc., Made in France, no. 31064, approximately 64.2 dwt. Length 17 inches. Estimate $20,000-30,000 Gold, Turquoise, Lapis and Diamond Leaf Brooch. photo Doyles New York 18 kt.,... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2010

Turquoise jewelry @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, 16 Nov 10, Geneva

Turquoise and diamond parure. photo courtesy Sotheby's Comprising: a necklace and a bracelet both set with diagonal rows of cabochon turquoise alternating with rows of baguette, circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, necklace length approximately 370mm, bracelet length approximately 205mm, French assay marks, together with a pair of ear clips en suite. Est. 80,000—140,000 CHF. Lot Sold 218,500 CHF Turquoise and diamond sautoir/necklace/bracelets, Van Cleef & Arpels. photo courtesy Sotheby's Designed as a... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2010

An important Art Deco Diamond sautoir, by Cartier

An important Art Deco Diamond sautoir, by Cartier. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The diamond-set link chain suspending a shield-shaped detachable pendant set with two rows of brilliant-cut diamonds and centering upon a diamond weighing 12.70 carats, necklace 1929, pendant 8.0 cm, necklace 68.0 cm, detachable in four sections, in red leather Cartier pouch. Signed Cartier London, nos. CG24036 and 2175 - Estimate CHF700,000 - CHF1,000,000 ($719,756 - $1,028,223) Accompanied by Certificate of Authenticity no. GE2010-137... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2010

L’un des plus beaux diamants rose au monde revient sur le marché après près de 60 ans @ Sotheby's Genève

La vente de haute joaillerie de Sotheby’s Genève qui se tiendra le 16 novembre 2010 promet d’être un événement majeur du calendrier des enchères internationales cet automne. Cette vente très attendue aura pour pièce-phare un diamant comptant parmi les plus rares et les plus beaux jamais mis aux enchères. Ce diamant rose “Fancy Intense Pink” de 24,78 carats, revenant sur le marché après près de 60 ans, sera mis en vente aux côtés d’une sélection de quelques 500 lots, comprenant une importante collection de diamants rares et de... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2010

A set of retro citrine, diamond and gold jewelry, by Cartier.

A set of retro citrine, diamond and gold jewelry, by Cartier. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Comprising a hinged bangle bracelet, set with a rectangular-cut citrine, flanked on either side by a circular-cut diamond scrolled band, to the wide polished gold bracelet; and a ring en suite, mounted in gold, circa 1945, bracelet 2 ins. diameter. Each signed Cartier (ring signature indistinct), bracelet no. 70129 (2) - Estimate $60,000 - $80,000. Price Realized $86,500 Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale Including the JAR... [Lire la suite]
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