21 octobre 2010

Sapphire and diamond jewelry @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

Unique Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring, circa 1938, Van Cleef & Arpels. photo courtesy Sotheby's Centring on an invisibly-set cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 7.54 carats, framed by tapered baguette diamonds, the shank accented with brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 5.40 carats, mounted in platinum plated with 18 karat yellow gold, signed and numbered N.Y. 42059, ring guard fitting.. Estimate 3,200,000—4,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 4,580,000 HKD PROVENANCE: The Estate of Cornelius... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2010

Selection of sapphires jewels sold @ Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 03 Feb 10. New York

Sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's The cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 21.24 carats, flanked by trapeze-cut and round diamonds weighing approximately 2.10 carats, mounted in platinum, size 5¾. Est. 90,000—110,000 USD. Lot Sold 110,500 USD Pair of sapphire and diamond earrings. Photo Sotheby's Pear-shaped sapphires weighing approximately 10.85 carats, round and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.20 carats, mounted in platinum. Est. 12,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 26,250 USD Sapphire and... [Lire la suite]
07 janvier 2010

A selection of sapphire jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels, New York

Sapphire and diamond bracelet. Photo Sotheby's Cushion-shaped sapphires weighing 6.87, 9.58, 8.97, 10.68, 14.62, 18.57, 10.83, 10.43, 10.03, 8.46 and 6.00 carats, emerald-cut diamonds weighing approximately 7.10 carats, mounted in platinum, length 7 inches. Est. 400,000—600,000 USD - Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  482,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by AGTA report no. 96033312 stating that the sapphires are of Sri Lakan origin; indications of heating. Sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2009

An antique ivory and multi-gem elephant

An antique ivory and multi-gem elephant The carved ivory elephant, with cat's eye chrysoberyl eyes and ivory tusks with gold detail and caps, wearing a gold ropework chain with a gold bell, ornately decorated with a vari-cut multi-colored sapphire, ruby, emerald, star sapphire, star ruby and cat's eye chrysoberyl headdress and saddle cloth, extending gold tassels, topped by a sculpted gold howdah and umbrella, with pearl tassels and multi-gem accents, the feet decorated with gold ropework bands and multi-colored gem anklets,... [Lire la suite]