04 avril 2010

An art deco emerald and diamond bracelet, circa 1930

An art deco emerald and diamond bracelet, circa 1930. photo courtesy Bonhams Composed of five geometric plaques, connected by buckle-shaped links, pavé-set with old brilliant, brilliant, single and baguette-cut diamonds, each plaque set to the centre with a step-cut emerald, to an associated clasp, diamonds approximately 15.00 carats total, emeralds later replacements, associated clasp with possibly spurious Cartier signature and number, length 18.8cm. Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 21 Apr 2010New Bond... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2010

CARTIER, Boite à pilule, vers 1930 & Pendentif, début XXème

CARTIER. Vers 1930. Boite à pilule en argent et laque noire, anse du couvercle ornée d'un anneau de jade. Signée et numerotée - Estimation : 2 500 / 3 500 € CARTIER Début XXème. Pendentif en or jaune coquille Saint Jacques, orné de néphrite appliquée au centre d'une petite perle fine dans un entourage d'émail blanc. Signé au dos Cartier Paris - Estimation : 1 200 / 1 500 € Aguttes - Neuilly/Seine. Vente du Mercredi 7 avril 2010. Hôtel des Ventes de Neuilly - 164bis, avenue Charles de Gaulle - Neuilly/Seine. Pour... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2010

Selection of jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, 18 Mar 10, London

Three gem-set brooches, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s Each designed as a duck graduated in size, set with a cabochon emerald body, and a cabochon ruby eye, each signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, pouch. Est. 2,500—3,500 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP Sapphire brooch, Cartier, 1963. photo courtesy Sotheby's Designed as an owl on a branch with textured feathers and an articulated head, the eyes set with cabochon sapphires, signed Cartier, maker's marks, British hallmarks for London,... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2010

A 'Panthère' brooch, by Cartier

A 'Panthère' brooch, by Cartier. photo Bonhams The 18 carat gold panther with circular-cut emerald eyes and onyx nose, set throughout with onyx spots, signed Cartier, numbered, maker's mark, UK hallmark, European convention mark, onyx with minor damage, length 4.5cm., maker's case. Sold for £1,680 Bonhams. Jewellery, 10 Mar 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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02 mars 2010

"The Tipu Sultan Collection" Headlines Sotheby's Arts of the Islamic World Sale

A Magnificent and Exceptionally Rare Ottoman Silver-Gilt Cantaloupe Melon-Form Hanging Ornament set with Peridots, Turkey, 17th century. (Est. £150,000-200,000). LONDON.- On Wednesday, 14 April, 2010 Sotheby’s bi-annual Arts of the Islamic World Sale in London will present an exceptional array of fine and rare works of art that span from the rise of Islam in the 7th century through to the 19th century. The auction, which will also feature important examples of ancient manuscripts, ceramics, metalwork, weaponry, textiles,... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2010

Trois broches et clip en forme de fleurs, années 1960

Boucheron. Années 1960. Broche en platine et or 18 kts émaillé rose sur fond guilloché. Les feuilles et le pistil sont rehaussés de diamants baguette et brillantés. Estimation : 3 500 - 4 500 € Cartier. Broche églantine en or jaune, les pistils en diamants. Signée et numérotée. Estimation : 3 000 - 4 000 € Clip en forme de rose. Travail français. Années 1960. en treillage d'or. Les pétales articulés découvrent un pistil serti de diamants, rubis et émeraudes. Estimation : 1 200 - 1 500 € Pierre Bergé... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2009

Selection of Cartier jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels, New York

Ruby and diamond bracelet, Cartier, Circa 1925. photo Sotheby's Cushion-shaped and oval rubies weighing a total of approximately 62.00 carats, accented by half-moon-shaped, round, single-cut, baguette and epaulette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 9.60 carats, mounted in platinum, length 6 inches, signed Cartier, numbered 7223. Est. 200,000—300,000 USD - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  590,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 40639 stating that the rubies are of Burmese origin; Heat... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2009

Bonhams is the UK's Leading Auction House for Jewellery in 2009

An impressive natural pearl necklace. Designed as a double row of graduating natural pearls, measuring 5.8-12.8mm. in diameter, to a polished bar clasp, length of shortest row 39.0cm. Sold for £311,200 inclusive of Buyer's Premium. Photo courtesy Bonhams Bonhams' London jewellery department has had their most successful year ever. The recent sale, The Art of Jewels: Fine Jewellery and Iconic Gems, proved the enduring attraction of rare and beautiful jewelled items, despite the economic downturn. The sale achieved £2.2 million... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2009

Cartier jewelry sold @ Bonhams

A rare art deco black lacquer bangle, by Cartier, circa 1935 © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The sprung black lacquer cuff, applied to the front with three detachable diamond floral clips, set throughout with old brilliant, brilliant and single-cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 10.80 carats total, signed Cartier Paris, numbered, French assay marks, inner diameter 5.6cm. Sold for £96,000 Notes: In 1934, Cartier launched its black lacquer cuff bangle with detachable diamond clips. It was striking, sculptural, bold and modern;... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2009

Pearls of Wisdom – Bonhams Sells Remarkable Necklace of a Major Contributer to WWII's Allied Victory

Lady Houston On Wednesday 9th December Bonhams Bond Street will host The Art of Jewels: Fine Jewellery and Iconic Gems. One of the major highlights of the sale will be a stunning pearl necklace, belonging to Lady Houston, the renowned philanthropist and benefactor. The impressive double-row necklace with graduated pearls is expected to fetch £30,000-£50,000. It is made up of large natural pearls of outstanding quality between 5.8-12.8mm. Their erstwhile owner, Lady Houston, donated a considerable amount of her personal fortune... [Lire la suite]


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