09 juin 2011

A diamond ring, by Cartier.

A diamond ring, by Cartier. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The circular-cut diamond weighing 5.09 carats to baguette-cut diamond shoulders with plain hoop, with original receipt dated 28 July 1955. Numbered 16195. Estimate £100,000 - £140,000 ($163,500 - $228,900). Price Realized £169,250 ($276,724) Accompanied by report no. 5121741784 dated 25 October 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) stating that the diamond is F colour, VS1 clarity and original receipt dated 28 July 1955 Christie's. Important Jewels , 8... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2010

The Vanderbilt diamond necklace.

The Vanderbilt diamond necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The front suspending a graduated fringe of detachable pear-shaped diamonds, each from an inverted pear-shaped diamond link, to a graduated line of circular-cut diamonds, spaced by smaller circular-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, may be worn as 15½ or 13 ins. - Estimate $400,000 - $600,000 Price Realized $626,500 Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale Including the JAR Imperial Topaz, Ruby and Diamond Ear Pendants, The Bulgari Blue, Jeweled Elegance &... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2010

Diamond jewelry @ Christie's, New York Jewels, 15 June 2010, New York

An exquisite diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Set with a cushion-cut diamond, weighing approximately 27.03 carats, mounted in platinum - Estimate $2,500,000 - $3,000,000 With report 5121072749 dated 3 May 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D color, VVS1 clarity, with excellent polish and excellent symmetryAccompanied by a supplemental letter stating that the diamond has been determined to be a Type IIa diamond. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2009

An Imperial presentation jewelled gold ring, St Petersburg, 1856

An Imperial presentation jewelled gold ring, St Petersburg, 1856 centred with an opal within circular-cut diamonds, the inside of the shank engraved: Présenté par I.M. L'Empereur de toutes les Russies à Henry Bradbury 1857, with maker's mark A.P. or A.B. in Latin, 72 standard. size y 3/4. Est. 6,000—8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 9,375 GBP PROVENANCE: The engraved inscription presumably refers to the great English naturist, Henry Bradbury (1831-1860), whose work, The Ferms of Great Britain and Ireland (1855), was... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2009

A pair of diamond and coral ear pendants, by David Webb

A pair of diamond and coral ear pendants, by David Webb Each suspending a detachable pear-shaped cabochon coral drop, within a graduated circular-cut diamond surround, swinging within a detachable graduated circular-cut diamond frame, enhanced by a baguette-cut diamond horizontal band, joined by a circular-cut diamond link to the sugarloaf cabochon coral surmount, within a circular-cut diamond surround, mounted in platinum. Signed Webb for David Webb. Estimate $25,000 - $35,000 - Price Realized $35,000 Christie's. New York... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2009

Seven diamond rings

A circular-cut diamond ring Set with a circular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 24.17 carats, flanked on either side by three stepped graduated baguette-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum. Estimate $200,000 - $300,000  - Price Realized $338,500 A pear-shaped diamond ring Set with a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 10.01 carats, flanked on either side by a tapered baguette-cut diamond, mounted in platinum. Estimate $200,000 - $300,000  - Price Realized $458,500 With report 5101466552 dated 14... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2009

An Edwardian diamond, pearl and ruby brooch

An Edwardian diamond, pearl and ruby brooch  Designed as an old-cut diamond foliate scroll with circular-cut diamond surmount weighing 3.09 carats to the oval-shaped ruby and pearl drop detail, pearl untested, circa 1910, 5.0 cm high. Estimate £12,000 - £15,000 ($19,392 - $24,240) - Price Realized £23,750 ($38,380)Accompanied by report No. 17495 dated 27 April 2009 from the AnchorCert laboratory stating that the diamond is D colour, VS2 clarity Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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10 juin 2009

A pair of diamond earclips, by Suzanne Belperron

A pair of diamond earclips, by Suzanne Belperron Each designed as a stylised leaf composed of marquise and circular-cut diamond-set panels, with French assay marks for platinum and gold and maker's mark. Estimate £15,000 - £20,000 ($24,240 - $32,320) - Price Realized £17,500 ($28,280)Accompanied by a letter dated 29 July 2008 from Jean-Pierre Brun stating that in his opinion the ear clips are by Suzanne Belperron (2) Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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10 juin 2009

An art deco emerald and diamond bracelet, by Van Cleef & Arpels

An art deco emerald and diamond bracelet, by Van Cleef & Arpels The openwork band with entwined circular-cut diamond line motif to the five rectangular-shaped emerald collet intervals, 1924, 18.5 cm long, with French assay mark for platinum. Signed Van Cleef Arpels, No. 24232. Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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