16 juin 2011

An enamel, diamond, ruby and emerald bangle bracelet, David WebbAn enamel, diamond, ruby and emerald bangle bracelet, David Webb

  An enamel, diamond, ruby and emerald bangle bracelet, David Webb. Photo Bonhams designed as two opposing white enamel tiger heads, each with cabochon emerald eyes, ruby and diamond crowns, and grasping in their teeth a pavé-set diamond oval panel;signed Webb; estimated total diamond weight: 3.00 carats; mounted in eighteen karat gold and platinum; gross weight approximately: 122.1 grams; diameter: 2in. Sold for US$46,360   Bonhams. Fine Jewelry, 15 Jun 2011, New York, California, San Francisco and California,... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2011

A diamond ruby enamel zebra bangle

A diamond ruby enamel zebra bangle. Photo Philips de Pury & Co The bangle designed as the head of a zebra with a body of articulated sections applied with black and white enamel, the eyes set with cabochon rubies, and the mouth and tail grasping a pavé-set diamond ring with further pavé-set diamond detail to the head and ears, inner diameter 5.5 cm. ESTIMATE £12,000-14,000 - Unsold Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 1 june 2011. London www.phillipsdepury.com
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14 juin 2011

A diamond and enamel demi-parure, by Frascarolo

A diamond and enamel demi-parure, by Frascarolo. Photo Philips de Pury & Co Comprising an articulated bangle designed as a pair of opposing tigers grasping a circular-cut diamond ring in their jaws, decorated with polychrome enamel with circular-cut ruby eyes and highlighted with brilliant- and single-cut diamonds, inner diameter 5.3 cm, a pair of earclips and ring of similar design en suite, ring size G½, maker’s marks, gross weight 143.2 grams. ESTIMATE £9,000-12,000 - Unsold Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 1 june... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2011

Snake & Serpent bangles and rings @ Philips de Pury & Co

A black diamond and diamond snake bangle. Photo Philips de Pury & Co The flexible coiled body of the snake pavé-set with black diamonds to a similarly set diamond tail tip and head, and black diamond detail to head and eyes, total diamond weight approximately 85.00 carats. ESTIMATE £45,000-55,000 - Unsold An enamel and emerald snake bangle. Photo Philips de Pury & Co The coiled body designed as bevelled sprung sections in white enamel and polished highlights, the head set with marquise-shaped emerald eyes, inner... [Lire la suite]
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12 juin 2011

A pair of diamond and enamel earclips, by Buccellati.

A pair of diamond and enamel earclips, by Buccellati. Photo Philips de Pury & Co Each designed as an oval plaque of green guilloche enamel over a tooled and figured ground set with an applied flower motif set with brilliant- and rose-cut diamonds, length 2.2 cm, signed ‘Gianmaria Buccellati’, numbered, clip and post fittings. ESTIMATE £5,000-7,000 - Unsold. Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 1 june 2011. London www.phillipsdepury.com
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18 mars 2011

Enamel and gem-set brooch, Verdura.

Enamel and gem-set brooch, Verdura. photo Sotheby's Designed as a swan decorated with white and black enamel, holding a pearl in its beak, the eye set with a cabochon ruby, the wings highlighted with brilliant- and single-cut diamonds, signed Verdura. Estimate 8,000—10,000 GBP. Lot Sold 17,500 GBP LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Patricia Corbett, Verdura: The Life and Work of a Master Jeweller, London, 2008, pages 140-143. NOTE: Verdura used the image of swans in many jewels. He had a following of many high profile clients including... [Lire la suite]
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20 décembre 2010

Indian jewelry @ Doyle New York, Important Estate Jewelry, December 8, 2010

Indian Gold, Ruby and Emerald Bead Necklace. photo Doyle New York The stylized floret plaques set with 63 round rubies, spaced by fancy-shaped plaques set with 44 oval rubies, total approximately 21.00 cts., all spaced by 20 emerald beads approximately 5.8 to 5.6 mm., approximately 35.2 dwt. Length 20 1/2 inches. Rubies: bright rich pinkish-red, well-matched, minor table edge abrasions, not visible to eye, lively. Emerald beads: deeper green than photo. Gold: rich yellow gold color. Good condition. Estimate $6,000-8,000 Sold... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2010

Carlo & Arthur Giuliano, 1896-1914 & Carlo Giuliano, circa 1880Carlo Giuliano, circa 1880 jewelry @ Sotheby's London

Garnet, enamel and pearl pendant, Carlo & Arthur Giuliano, 1896-1914.  photo Sotheby's Set with circular-cut garnets within a foliate open work frame, decorated with black and white enamel, suspending a garnet and pearl articulated drop, maker's mark, C&AG, fitted case C&A Giuliano, 115 Piccadilly London.. Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP Zircon, pearl, enamel and diamond brooch/ hair ornament, Carlo Giuliano, circa 1880.  photo Sotheby's Of open work design, set with cushion-shaped... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2010

Gem-set and diamond brooch/pendant.

Gem-set and diamond brooch/pendant. photo Sotheby's Designed as a cascade of flowers, set with plique-à-jour enamel, accented with cultured pearls, single-cut and rose diamonds, brooch and pendant fittings. Est 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 4,250 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, 14 Dec 10, London www.sothebys.com
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07 décembre 2010

David Webb Black enamel, ruby, emerald, amethyst and diamond

Enamel, ruby and diamond bangle, David Webb. photo Sotheby"s Modelled as a ram, decorated with cabochon rubies and brilliant-cut diamonds, the body applied with black enamel, mounted in yellow gold, circumference approximately 168mm, signed Webb. Estimate 40,000—60,000 CHF. Lot Sold 50,000 CHF Enamel, emerald and diamond bangle, David Webb. photo Sotheby"s Modelled as a panther, decorated with black and white enamel and brilliant-cut diamonds, accented with circular-cut emerald eyes, mounted in yellow gold,... [Lire la suite]
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