26 mai 2011

A rare lacquered case. Southern China or Vietnam, 18th Century.

A rare case. Southern China or Vietnam, 18th Century. Photo Czerny's Rectangular shape, black lacquered ground finely decorated with plumb threads and dragons among mother-of-pearl clouds, subsequent brass hinge and lock. high 13,5 cm. Estimate 2500.00 | 3500.00 € CZERNY'S INTERNATIONAL AUCTION HOUSE 11 june 2011. Ltd. P.zza V. Veneto, 17-19 19038 Sarzana (Sp) Italy. Tel.: +39 0187 69 13 76 Fax: +39 0187 69 27 03 info@czernys.com
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24 décembre 2010

Pair of 18 Karat Gold, Mother-of-Pearl and Diamond 'Rose de Noël' Earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, France

Pair of 18 Karat Gold, Mother-of-Pearl and Diamond 'Rose de Noël' Earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, France. photo Sotheby's Set in the center with round diamonds weighing approximately .75 carat, the petals composed of carved mother-of-pearl segments, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered BL6259 and B3001, maker's mark, French assay marks. Est. 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 15,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec 10. New York www.sothebys.com
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18 décembre 2010

Taffin jewelry @ Christie's. New York Jewels

A collored diamond ring, by Taffin. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Set with a cut-cornered modified rectangular-cut fancy purple-pink diamond, weighing approximately 7.30 carats, within a two row circular-cut diamond surround, mounted in oxidized gold. Estimate $500,000 - $700,000. Price Realized $902,500 With maker's mark for Taffin With report 10544552 dated 21 December 1998 from the GIA Gem Trade Laboratory stating that the diamond is fancy purple-pink, natural color, VVS1 clarity Two multi-gem bead... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2010

An Italian mother-of-pearl, horn and green stained horn inlaid walnut centre table, Venetian, circa 1604.

An Italian mother-of-pearl, horn and green stained horn inlaid walnut centre table, Venetian, circa 1604. photo Sotheby's with a rectangular top centred by a roundel with a lion mask the whole profusely inlaid with strapwork containing vases of flowers, grotesques, profile medallions, masks, birds, flowers, scrolling foliage and the coat-of-arms of the Conti family, on hinged folding trestle supports joined by gilt wrought iron stretchers, the underside with the incised mark `CCC' within a circle for Cardinal Carlo... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2010

A Louis XIV ormolu-mounted 'Boulle' red-tortoiseshell, brass-inlaid and mother-of-pearl commode, circa 1700-10, Nicolas Sageot

A Louis XIV ormolu-mounted 'Boulle' red-tortoiseshell, brass-inlaid and mother-of-pearl commode, circa 1700-10, attributed to Nicolas Sageot. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Decorated with panels of strapwork, foliage, figures, birds, butterflies and animals, the top with engraved brass borders, with two short drawers above three long drawers between projecting angles, on hoof sabots, minor restorations to the marquetry and some mounts replaced; 32 in. (81 cm.) high; 47½ in. (120.5 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 cm.) deep -... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2010

A fine pair of ruby, mother-of-pearl and diamond ear clips by BOGH-ART

A fine pair of ruby, mother-of-pearl and diamond ear clips by BOGH-ART. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Of marquetry design, each mother-of-pearl ear clip inlaid with an oval-shaped ruby weighing 11.40 and 10.17 carats respectively, within a Calibré-cut ruby and diamond foliate surround, the border set with eight marquise-cut diamonds to the scallapoed ruby detail, with maker's presentation case and certificate, 3.0cm long, stamped '750'. With maker's mark for Bogh-Art. Estimate $150,000 - $200,000. Price Realized $290,500 ... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2010

A pair of diamond flower earrings & A mother-of-pearl and diamond clip brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels

A pair of diamond flower earrings, by Van Cleef & Arpels. photo courtesy Bonhams Each earring designed as a single flowerhead pavé-set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds and set to the centre with a larger similarly cut diamond in a claw setting, mounted in 18 carat gold, diamonds approximately 3.00 carats total, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, maker's marks, French assay marks, length 2.0cm., maker's case - Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000 A mother-of-pearl and diamond clip brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels.... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2009

A collection of flower jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels @ Christie's Geneva

A pair of blue chalcedony, sapphire and diamond "blue gardenia" ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels. photo image 2009 Christie's Ltd Each flowerhead set with carved cabochon blue chalcedony and circular-cut diamond petals to the cabochon sapphire pistils, mounted in platinum and 18k white gold, one small diamond deficient, 2.7 cm wide. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. N.Y. 63431. Est. CHF6,000 - CHF8,000 ($5,950 - $7,934) - Price Realized CHF52,500 ($51,851) A set of mother-of-pearl and diamond 'rose de... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2009

Shopping of Cartier jewelry @ Sotheby"s New York

Mother-of-pearl, enamel and diamond vanity case, Cartier, Paris, circa 1925. photo Sotheby's Rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately .45 carat, mounted in gold and platinum, signed Cartier, Paris, Londres, New York. Est. 15,000—20,000 USD - Sold 28,750 USD 18 karat gold, coral, onyx and cultured pearl necklace, Cartier. photo Sotheby's Length 32 inches, maker's mark. Est. 7,500—10,000 USD - Sold 20,000 USD. NOTE: Potential bidders who intend to export this lot are advised that certain permits are required... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2009

A circular box and cover with black lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlays (luodian), China, late Ming or early Qing dynasty

A circular box and cover with black lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlays (luodian), China, late Ming or early Qing dynasty, 16th/17th Century The top of the lid depicts the meeting of scholars at a pavilion in a garden with some guests arriving on horse. D. 15 cm. Est. 6 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de