15 juin 2010

George III, Belle époque & early 20th century Butterfly brooches

A Belle époque diamond and enamel brooch. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Modelled as a butterfly with polychrome enamel wings within rose-cut diamond borders to the openwork body mounted with single-cut diamonds, ruby eyes and diamond collet detail to the antennae, circa 1910, 6.1 cm wide, with French assay marks for gold - Estimate £8,000 - £10,000 Price Realized £27,500 ($39,738) A George III diamond brooch. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Modelled as a butterfly, the old-cut diamond body and head with rose-cut... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2009

A belle époque diamond pendant, circa 1905

A belle époque diamond pendant, circa 1905 The openwork cartouche of delicate floral, foliate and fluttering ribbon design, suspending an articulated swag with three drops, millegrain-set throughout with old brilliant and single-cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 4.40 carats total, detachable suspensory loop, detachable brooch fitting deficient, later chain, length 8.2cm. Sold for £4,800 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 29 Apr 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2009

A belle époque pearl and diamond pendant, circa 1905

A belle époque pearl and diamond pendant, circa 1905 The fleur-de-lys surmount millegrain-set with old brilliant and single-cut diamonds, suspending a grey and a white pearl connected by millegrain-set old brilliant-cut diamond spacers, terminating in an old pear-shaped diamond drop, weighing 6.97 carats, on a black cord necklace with an adjustable single-cut diamond slide, pendant length 6.0cm., original case by Wartski, 33 Mostyn Street, Llandudno. Sold for £57,600 Footnote: Accompanied by an Anchor Cert report... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2009

A fine belle époque diamond and natural pearl necklace, Dreicer & Co, circa 1905

A fine belle époque diamond and natural pearl necklace, Dreicer & Co, circa 1905 designed as a delicate openwork cascade of old European-cut diamonds accented with sixteen slightly off round gray natural pearls measuring from approximately 9.2 to 4.9mm, completed by a diamond-set backchain; signed Dreicer & Co; estimated total diamond weight: 22.50 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 15in. Estimate: $100,000 - 200,000 Footnote: Accompanied by GIA report #2105557187, dated February 5, 2009, stating:... [Lire la suite]
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