06 juin 2010

Indian diamond-set & gem-set enamelled gold jewelry

A Partabgarh gold inlaid glass Belt Buckle. India, 19th Century. rectangular, one side with gold decoration fused into green gla A Partabgarh gold inlaid glass Belt Buckle. India, 19th Century. rectangular, one side with gold decoration fused into green glass depicting a hunting scene with riders on an elephant and deer in the foreground amidst flowering plants, the reverse enamelled in polychrome with four oval medallions bearing floral sprays and a central cartouche bearing birds - 65 x 50 mm. Estimate: £1,500 -... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2010

Gem-set and diamond 'blackamoor' brooch, Nardi

Gem-set and diamond 'blackamoor' brooch, Nardi. photo Sotheby's Modelled as a blackamoor portrait, the delicately carved black chalcedony head, adorned with amantilla veil and coat of pierced and textured gold design, decorated with diamonds, rubies and emeralds, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, signed. Est. 50,000—70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 31,250 HKD Sotheby's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS & JADEITE. 07 Apr 10. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com
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18 mars 2010

Selection of jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, 18 Mar 10, London

Three gem-set brooches, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s Each designed as a duck graduated in size, set with a cabochon emerald body, and a cabochon ruby eye, each signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, pouch. Est. 2,500—3,500 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP Sapphire brooch, Cartier, 1963. photo courtesy Sotheby's Designed as an owl on a branch with textured feathers and an articulated head, the eyes set with cabochon sapphires, signed Cartier, maker's marks, British hallmarks for London,... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2009

Emerald, ruby, sapphire, Gem-set and diamond jewelry @ Sotheby's Geneva

Emerald, ruby, sapphire and diamond sautoir. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a suite of polished emeralds and sapphire beads alternating with ruby roundels and briolette diamonds, mounted in platinum, length approximately 1000mm. Est. 85,000—125,000 CHF - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  100,900 CHF Emerald, ruby, sapphire and diamond necklace. Photo Sotheby's Composed of five segments set with carved leaf, calibré- and square-cut emeralds, sapphires and rubies and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in white... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

A gem-set pendant/brooch of Egyptian inspiration

A gem-set pendant/brooch of Egyptian inspiration the lotus flower surmount millegrain-set with buff top calibré-cut rubies and emeralds, old brilliant-cut diamonds and polished onyx, suspending a similiarly set hexagonal plaque depicting the figure of an ancient Egyptian in onyx, emerald and ruby, within a diamond surround, connected by a double chain of baguette-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, diamonds approximately 4.50 carats total, brooch length 12.3cm. Estimate: HK$140,000 - 180,000, $18,000 - 23,000 - Unsold ... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2009

Pair of gem-set and diamond ear clips, Suzanne Belperron, 1963

Pair of gem-set and diamond ear clips, Suzanne Belperron, 1963 Each of stylised foliate design, set with a cabochon ruby, sapphires and emeralds, circular, single, and brilliant-cut diamonds. Accompanied by a letter of authentication. Est. 7,000—9,000 CHF - Lot Sold. 35,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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12 mai 2009

Gem-set and diamond ring, Cartier

Gem-set and diamond ring, Cartier The wide band set with cabochon sapphires and rubies, some displaying asterism, scattered with brilliant-cut diamonds, the edges set with similar stones, mounted in white gold, size 51, signed Cartier and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity by Cartier, case. Est. 12,000—18,000 CHF - Lot Sold. 27,500 CHF  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Pearl, ruby, gem-set, enamel and diamond sautoir, Cartier

Pearl, ruby, gem-set, enamel and diamond sautoir Suspending a pearl tassel, Cartier, with a geometric plaque surmount set with variously shaped rubies and diamonds, accented with cabochon onyx, to similarly set and black enamel connections with strands of twisted pearls, the centre set to either side with a series of links designed as stylised fruiting vines, set with cabochon rubies, highlighed with cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, length approximately 630mm, tassel length approximately 105mm, French assay and maker's... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2009

DAVID WEBB A Black Enamel and Gem-set 'Horse' Bracelet

DAVID WEBB A Black Enamel and Gem-set 'Horse' Bracelet Designed as an articulated black enamel horse, with cabochon ruby eyes, the ears, mane and bit set with circular-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18K yellow gold, 5 1/2 cm diameter.   Signed 'Webb' for David Webb. Est. CHF 15,000-20,000 Philips de Purry & Company. Magnificent Jewels. 12 May 2009. Hotel de la Paix, 11 quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva. jewelry@phillipsdepury.com
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02 mai 2009

VERDURA. A Jade and Gem-set 'Maltese' Cuff Bracelet, 1970

VERDURA. A Jade and Gem-set 'Maltese' Cuff Bracelet, 1970 Designed as a wide dark green jade cuff, centering upon a polished and matte-finished 18K gold Maltese Cross, set with cabochon amethyst, ruby, and bezel-set citrine, accented by cultured pearls,  5 1/2 cm  diameter. Circa 1970.   Signed 'Verdura'. Est. CHF 18,000-22,000 Philips de Purry & Company. Magnificent Jewels. 12 May 2009. Hotel de la Paix, 11 quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva. jewelry@phillipsdepury.com
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