18 septembre 2010

A late 19th century pearl and diamond brooch

A late 19th century pearl and diamond brooch. photo courtesy Bonhams The realistically designed leaves set with old brilliant and cushion-shaped diamonds, highlighted by five larger similarly cut diamonds, suspending a large detachable baroque pearl swing drop, mounted in silver and gold, diamonds approximately 8.25 carats total, width 5.5cm. Estimate: £12,000 - 15,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 22 Sep 2010 New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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31 mai 2010

A Baroque pearl, crystal, glass and gold snuff bottle; Imperial, attributed to Guangzhou, 1760–1799

A Baroque pearl, crystal, glass and gold snuff bottle. snuff bottle, attributed to Guangzhou, 1760–1799. photo Bonhams 3.92cm high. Sold for HK$840,000 Footnote: Treasury 7, 1659 異形珍珠、水晶、玻璃、 金鼻煙壺御製品,推定為廣州作,1760~1799The Emperor's Southern PearlBaroque pearl, crystal, transparent red and green glass, and gold; well hollowed with flat lips and no functional foot; the baroque pearl body asymmetrically encased around the upper area with gold, giving way to a formal, waisted neck, the mantle encrusted with... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2009

Shopping of vintage broochs @ Primavera Gallery

Charming David Webb Emerald and Diamond Shell Brooch, USA, ca. 1960s width/length: 5.08 cm (2 in.) Price $16,500 The 1960’s was a time of imaginative jewelry designs capturing the beauty of the natural world. This shell brooch by David Webb is a charming example, using an actual shell, with cabochon- cut emeralds - a beautiful accent to the diamond- speckled textured gold leaves representing seaweed. This beautiful brooch was featured in the book "Brooches: Timeless Adornment" by Lori Ettlinger Gross on... [Lire la suite]
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