10 mai 2009

Cat's eye chrysoberyl and diamond necklace, 1930s

Cat's eye chrysoberyl and diamond necklace, 1930s Designed as a suite of geometric plaques set with circular-cut and baguette diamonds, alternating with cabochon cat's eye chrysoberyl, the back set with a line of bezel-set circular-cut diamonds and similarly set baguette stones, mounted in platinum, length approximately 485mm, French assay and makers' marks. Est. 48,000—80,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva... [Lire la suite]
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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]