09 juin 2011

An antique diamond necklace.

An antique diamond necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Of kokoschnik design, the graduated old-cut diamond fringe to the collet line, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1890, 35.0cm long;  Estimate £30,000 - £40,000 ($49,050 - $65,400); Price Realized  £205,250 ($335,584) Literature/ Cf. Geoffrey Munn, 'Tiaras: Past and Present', V&A Publications, 2002, p.63, plate 44, for a tiara convertible to a necklace similar to the present lot. Called a 'Russian Fringe', the highly successful design is said to have... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2009

An antique rectangular-shaped emerald and diamond brooch, circa 1840

An antique rectangular-shaped emerald and diamond brooch, circa 1840 The rectangular-shaped emerald and old-cut diamond cluster centre to the diamond-set foliate surround, later brooch fitting detachable, centre possibly adapted,, 4.7 cm wide. Estimate £12,000 - £18,000 ($19,392 - $29,088)- Price Realized £34,850 ($56,318) Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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10 juin 2009

An antique diamond dragonfly brooch, circa 1900

An antique diamond dragonfly brooch, circa 1900 The head and body set with a series of graduated old and rose-cut diamonds to the extending diamond-set wings with collet accents, mounted in platinum and gold, brooch fitting detachable, 8.0 cm wide, with French import marks. Estimate £12,000 - £15,000 ($19,392 - $24,240) - Price Realized £15,000 ($24,240) Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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09 juin 2009

An antique diamond and pearl necklace

An antique diamond and pearl necklace The front composed of nine graduated old-cut diamond openwork panels with natural pearl centres and fringe detail interspersed with pearl and diamond collet bars to the openwork backchain, mounted in silver and gold, pearls untested, circa 1890, 38.5 cm long. Estimate £30,000 - £35,000 ($47,490 - $55,405) Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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