29 mai 2011

Blue Sapphire jewelry @ Bonhams. Fine Jewellery & Jadeite, 26 May 2011, Hong Kong, Island Shangri-La Hotel

An important sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Bonhams Set with an oval mixed-cut sapphire, weighing 22.98 carats, flanked by a pair of half moon-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum,the diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 1.75 carats in total, ring size 6¼.. Sold for HKD 6,144,000 Accompanied by a certificate from Gübelin, stating that the 22.98 carats sapphire is natural, of 'royal blue' colour with no evidence of heat treatment and originates from Burma (Myanmar). Report number 0910577, dated 2nd November 2009Accompanied... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2011

Ruby, Rubellite & Red spinel @ Sotheby's.. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite, 06 Apr 11, Hong Kong

Fine ruby and diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's Centring on an oval ruby weighing 6.01 carats, surrounded by marquise-shaped diamonds together weighing approximately 2.50 carats, highlighted by circular-cut yellow diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white and yellow gold. Estimate 4,700,000—6,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,660,000 HKD Ring size: 5¾ Accompanied by Gübelin report numbered 0706528, dated 29 June 2007, stating that the 6.01 carat ruby is natural, of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating. This colour variety of... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2011

Platinum, Opal, Rock Crystal and Diamond Necklace, Tiffany & Co., retailed by Bailey, Banks & Biddle, first half 20th Century.

Platinum, Opal, Rock Crystal and Diamond Necklace, Tiffany & Co., retailed by Bailey, Banks & Biddle, first half 20th Century. photo Sotheby's The graduated single-strand composed of opal beads measuring approximately 13.6 to 6.2 mm., spaced by faceted rock crystal rondelles measuring approximately 7.5 to 3.9 mm., the clasp set with old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately .15 carat, length 19 inches, partially obscured signature for Tiffany & Co., signed BBB, numbered 91546. Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD. Lot... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2011

Pair of Platinum, Black Jade and Diamond Pendant-Earrings, Tiffany & Co..

Pair of Platinum, Black Jade and Diamond Pendant-Earrings, Tiffany & Co..  photo Sotheby's Composed of black jade segments alternating with bands of small round diamonds, signed Tiffany & Co. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 12,500 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels, 02 Feb 11, New York www.sothebys.com
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11 décembre 2010

Jewelry Records Continue to Fall at Sotheby’s

Magnificent Platinum and Diamond Pendant-Necklace, Tiffany & Co.  photo Sotheby's Following record-breaking Jewelry sales at Sotheby’s Hong Kong in October and Sotheby’s Geneva in November, yesterday’s auctions of Magnificent Jewels and Jewels from the Estate of William B. Dietrich achieved $53.2 million in total, the highest ever total for a day of Jewelry sales at Sotheby’s New York and the market’s best New York Jewelry auction this autumn. Buyers responded to quality in the Magnificent Jewels sale, with each of the... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2010

Platinum and Diamond Ring, Tiffany & Co. © Doyle New York Centering one asscher-cut diamond approximately 3.19 cts., flanked by 8 square-cut diamonds, the basket set with 12 single-cut diamonds, signed Tiffany & Co., circa 1920, approximately 2.2 dwt. Size 4 1/2. Estimate $30,000-50,000 With GIA report no. 2125771817 stating that the diamond is F color, VVS2 clarity. Estate of Ann Meserole Wilson Platinum and Diamond Ring, Tiffany & Co. © Doyle New York Centering one emerald-cut diamond approximately... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2010

Yellow diamonds @ Sotheby's

Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond Ring. The cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamond of fancy intense yellow color weighing 17.97 carats, flanked by trapeze-cut diamonds weighing approximately 3.00 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold and platinum, size 6. Estimate 400,000—600,000 USD. Lot Sold 482,500 USD Accompanied by GIA report no. 11076633 stating Fancy Intense Yellow, Natural Color, VVS1 clarity. Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond Ring. The cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamond of... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2010

Précieuse ménagerie @ Sotheby's New York

18 Karat Gold, Colored Diamond, Emerald and Onyx 'Tiger' Ring, Cartier. photo courtesy Sotheby's Set with round single-cut diamonds of yellow hue, accented by black onyx stripes and nose, the eyes set with marquise-shaped emeralds, size 4½, signed Cartier, numbered 607984, partial maker's mark, one onyx segment missing. Estimate 12,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 43,750 USD 18 Karat Gold, Peridot, Ruby and Diamond Seahorse Brooch, Tiffany & Co. photo courtesy Sotheby's The body set with round peridots, accented by a... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2010

Véronique Bamps @ XXVe Biennale des Antiquaires. Grand Palais

Broche orchidee par Paulding Farnham pour Tiffany & C°, vers 1890 © Véronique Bamps Lors de l’exposition Universelle de Paris en 1889, Tiffany présenta 24 broches figurant chacune de manière très réaliste une variété différente d’orchidée. Ces créations de George Paulding Farnham connurent un succès phénoménal et lui valurent plusieurs médailles. Cet exemplaire-ci, qui représente une « Odontoglossum Maculatum », fait partie des rares qui furent produites juste après l’Exposition Universelle de Paris en 1889. George... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2010

Jade jewelry @ Doyle New York

Pair of Art Deco Platinum, Jade and Diamond Pendant-Earrings, Janesich. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York Topped by 2 square-cut diamonds, joined by graduated pairs of 20 baguette diamonds, totaling approximately 1.85 cts., suspending 2 oval cabochon jade approximately 19.6 x 14.4 x 6.15 mm. and 19.65 x 14.4 x 6.25 mm., signed Janesich, with maker's mark, no. 74154, circa 1930. With GIA report no. 2125245897 stating that the jade is natural color, no indications of impregnation. Estimate $20,000-30,000 Art Deco Jade and... [Lire la suite]
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