17 juillet 2010

Nardi's Bejeweled "Friendly Ogre". Italy, ca. 1950's

Nardi's Bejeweled "Friendly Ogre". Italy, ca. 1950's. photo by 1stdibs This bejeweled "friendly ogre" is characteristic of Nardi's playful designs. His hat, beard, and earrings are set with rubies and the hat is further ornamented with dangling emeralds. His nostrils are sapphires. The reverse is a gold carving of a male and female nude seen from the back. The large pendent (2.5 inches long) hangs from a black silk cord. height: 11 in. Price $8,500 Primavera Gallery NY, 210 11th Ave... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2009

Outstanding Diamonds, Line Bracelets, and Rare Pieces at Bonhams New York's December Fine Jewelry Sale

An impressive diamond solitaire ring. Estimate: $550,000 - 650,000 © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd On December 16th Bonhams will mount a highly anticipated Fine Jewelry sale at their New York galleries. Consisting of 150 lots the sale includes an exceptional diamond collection, several antique pieces, as well as a number of outstanding pearls. One of the most sought after lots of the sale will be a spectacular diamond solitaire ring. Weighing 10.17 carats, the oval shaped diamond is accompanied by a GIA report stating E color and... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

Rare Gem-set and diamond wristwatch/bracelet, Sterlé, 1940s

Rare Gem-set and diamond wristwatch/bracelet, Sterlé, 1940s Decorated at the centre with a cabochon ruby supported by pear-shaped emeralds, rubies and diamonds, opening to reveal a circular golden dial applied with black Roman numerals, to the yellow gold fringes, cheveux d'ange, scattered with circular-cut rubies and emeralds, circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, the straps set with similar stones, signed Sterlé and numbered, French assay marks, a pear-shaped emerald and a few small stones deficient. Est. 36,000—60,000 CHF.... [Lire la suite]
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