20 mai 2009

Diamond bracelet, Cartier, 1927

Diamond bracelet, Cartier, 1927 The articulated bracelet pierced with geometric patterns, set at the centre with three circular-cut diamonds, within millegrain surrounds of circular-, single-cut, cushion- and pear-shaped diamonds, length approximately 200mm, numbered. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Cartier no. GE2009-47. Est. 60,000—90,000 CHF. Lot Sold 170,500 CHF Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Diane Benvenuti, née Rothschild Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2009

Fine onyx, mother of pearl and diamond clip, Cartier, circa 1925

Fine onyx, mother of pearl and diamond clip, Cartier, circa 1925 Of Persian inspiration, set with single-, circular-cut and baguette diamonds, the borders embellished with calibré-cut onyx, the back with mother of pearl, mounted in platinum, signed Cartier Made in France and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, fitted case. Est. 30,000—50,000 CHF - Lot Sold 37,500 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

Sapphire and diamond pendant necklace, Cartier, 1970s

Sapphire and diamond pendant necklace, Cartier, 1970s The necklace designed as a series of brilliant-cut diamond and oval sapphire clusters, alternating with trefoil motifs and bezel-set stones, suspending a removable pendant set with similar and pear-shaped sapphires, mounted in yellow gold, length approximately 420mm, necklace and pendant both signed Cartier London. Est. 18,000—28,000 CHF. Lot Sold 22,500 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

Pair of yellow gold and diamond ear clips, Cartier, 1940s and a diamond brooch, 1970s

Pair of yellow gold and diamond ear clips, Cartier, 1940s and a diamond brooch, 1970s The ear clips of stylised floral and foliate design set with circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, signed Cartier Paris and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, together with a brooch of flower head design set with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold, unsigned. Est. 6,000—8,000 CHF. Lot Sold 16,250 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and ,... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2009

Emerald and diamond demi-parure, Cartier, 1970s

Emerald and diamond demi-parure, Cartier, 1970s Comprising: a necklace designed as stylised grapes of cabochon emeralds and marquise-shaped diamonds of yellow tint, alternating with brilliant-cut diamond clusters, mounted in gold and platinum, length approximately 380mm, signed Cartier Paris and numbered, French assay and maker's marks; together with a ring set with similar stones, mounted in yellow gold, size 50½, signed Cartier Paris and numbered, French assay and maker's marks. Est. 20,000—30,000 CH. Lot Sold 74,500 CHF ... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2009

A rare black pearl necklace, by Cartier

A rare black pearl necklace, by Cartier Composed of seventy-nine graduated black pearls measuring approximately from 12.0 to 4.5 mm, to the marquise-shaped diamond clasp with old-cut diamond accents, 56.5 cm long, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. Signed Cartier Paris.  Accompanied by report no. 187732 dated 20 January 2009 from the CCIP Laboratoire Français de Gemmologie stating that all 79 pearls are (saltwater) natural pearls 'perles fines', with no indications of colour modificationAccompanied by... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2009

A highly important pear-shaped diamond ring, mounted by Cartier

A highly important pear-shaped  diamond ring, mounted by Cartier Set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing 30.70 carats to the plain platinum hoop, ring size 9. Mounted by Cartier, no. T02371. Estimate CHF2,500,000 - CHF3,000,000 - Price Realized CHF2,843,000 ($2,573,699)  Accompanied by report no. 11055019 dated 20 April 2009 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D colour, VVS1 clarity, Potentially Internally FlawlessAccompanied by report no. 11055019 dated 01 March 2000 from... [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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13 mai 2009

Coral and diamond clip, Cartier, circa 1960

Coral and diamond clip, Cartier, circa 1960 Designed as a rosebud, set with coral, brilliant- and circular-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, signed Cartier Paris and indistinctly numbered, French assay and maker's marks, case. Est. 20,000—30,000 CHF. Lot Sold.  37,500 CHF LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cf: Franco Cologni and Eric Nussbaum, Cartier, Le Joaillier du Platine, Paris 1995, page 189 for an illustration of a similar 'rose' clip, created in 1955 and sold to Mrs. Daisy Fellowes. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2009

Gem-set and diamond ring, Cartier

Gem-set and diamond ring, Cartier The wide band set with cabochon sapphires and rubies, some displaying asterism, scattered with brilliant-cut diamonds, the edges set with similar stones, mounted in white gold, size 51, signed Cartier and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity by Cartier, case. Est. 12,000—18,000 CHF - Lot Sold. 27,500 CHF  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May... [Lire la suite]
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