01 janvier 2011

Chrysoberyl, Tourmaline, Demantoid garnet, Conch pearl, yellow sapphires, amethyst & blue topaz @ Sotheby's

Chrysoberyl brooch , probably Portuguese, second ahalf of the 18th  century. photo Sotheby's Designed as a floral and foliate spray tied with a ribbon, set with foil backed cushion-, pear-shaped, oval and mixed-cut chrysoberyl, later brooch fitting, accompanied by original shaped tooled leather case. Est. 5,500—6,500 GBP. Lot Sold 20,000 GBP Tourmaline, enamel and diamond brooch, J.E.Caldwell & CO., 1920s. photo Sotheby's Of annular open work design, centring on a stylised violet the petals of cabochon... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2009

A chrysoberyl and diamond ring

A chrysoberyl and diamond ring The mixed-cut chrysoberyl, weighing 18.94 carats, within a stylised wave motif surround pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k white gold, diamonds approximately 1.30 carats total, ring size 4¼. Sold for HK$36,000 Note: Accompanied by a gemological report from the Gemresearch Swisslab, stating that the chrysoberyl is natural yellow-green colour, originates from Sri Lanka and has no indication of treatments. Report number GRS2009-031208, dated 6th March 2009. ... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2009

A garnet, chrysoberyl and enamel Holbeinesque pendant, circa 1870

A garnet, chrysoberyl and enamel Holbeinesque pendant, circa 1870 Set to the centre with a cabochon garnet, within an opaque champlevé enamel border in shades of blue, green, red, black and white and six square-cut chrysoberyls, terminating in a lozenge-shaped chrysoberyl drop, mounted in gold, the reverse with glazed compartment and engraved foliate motifs, length 7.7cm, fitted leather case by W & E Mimpriss, 32 Davies Street, Berkeley Square. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 29 Apr 2009. New Bond... [Lire la suite]
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