23 février 2011

Coral jewelry @ Doyle New York

Indian Silver, Gold, Foiled-Back Diamond and Coral Bead Fringe Necklace . Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  Rose-cut & table-cut diamonds. With adjustable woven black cord. Estimate $1,500-2,000 Unsold Double Strand Coral Bead Necklace with Gold and Coral Cameo Pendant. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York 22 kt., gold, coral beads ap. 3.6 to 3.4 mm., pendant signed Steve Schultz. Length 17 1/2 inches. Coral: medium orange. Beads slightly out of round. Good condition. Estimate $400-600. Sold for $1,250 Pair... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2011

Pair of Gold, Shell and Coral Earclips, Seaman Schepps

Pair of Gold, Shell and Coral Earclips, Seaman Schepps. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  Signed P.S.V.OF, Seaman Schepps, ap. 15.4 dwt. Clip-backs. 1 x 1 1/8". Estimate $1,500-2,000. Sold for $2,250. Doyle New York. Fine Jewelry and Contents of Abandoned Safe Deposit Boxes from Bank of America. Tuesday, February 22, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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06 février 2011

Gold Fringe Necklace, Eugène Fontenay, France, Circa 1875

Gold Fringe Necklace, Eugène Fontenay, France, Circa 1875. photo Sotheby's The flexible collar composed of graduated fringes decorated with a meandering filigree scroll motif, gross weight approximately 79 dwts., length 15¾ inches, maker's mark for Fontenay, French assay marks, together with a 2-inch extension. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 17,500 USD NOTE: A similar necklace is illustrated in French Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century, by Henri Vever, translated from the French by Katherine Purcell, p. 841. ... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2011

Platinum, Gold, Citrine, Jade and Diamond Pendant-Necklace

Platinum, Gold, Citrine, Jade and Diamond Pendant-Necklace. photo Sotheby's The pendant set with an octagonal-shaped citrine weighing approximately 170.00 carats, surmounted by an openwork plaque set with old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.20 carats, accented by jade beads, suspended from a black silk cord, length 23 inches. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 16,250 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels, 02 Feb 11, New York www.sothebys.com
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03 février 2011

Platinum, Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Earrings & Necklace, Circa 1935

Pair of Platinum, Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Earrings. photo Sotheby's Set with carved jadeite segments of floral design, framed by black enamel and accented by old European-cut and rose-cut diamonds, spaced by onyx cabochons and old European-cut diamonds, total diamond weight approximately 1.50 carats. With fitted box. Estimate 7,500—10,000 USD. Lot Sold 16,250 USD Platinum, Gold, Jadeite and Diamond Necklace, Circa 1935. photo Sotheby's Composed of carved jadeite segments of floral and foliate... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2010

Sterlé 18 Karat Gold and Diamond Necklace, 1960 & Bow-Knot Bracelet,1950

18 Karat Gold and Diamond Necklace, Sterlé, Paris, Circa 1960. photo Sotheby's Composed of graduated ribbon-like gold links, set at the front with round diamonds weighing approximately 2.40 carats, length 15 inches, signed Sterlé, Paris, numbered 4056, maker's mark, French assay marks. Est. 12,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 15,000 USD 18 Karat Gold, Platinum and Diamond Bow-Knot Bracelet, Sterlé, Paris, Circa 1950. photo Sotheby's The stylized bow-knot composed of gold links, accented by rectangular platinum plaques set... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2010

Yuan Metalware & Lacquer in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum, New York

Dish in the Shape of Four Ruyi with Floral Design, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Gold with repoussé and chased decoration; Diam. 6 5/16 in. (16 cm). Lent by Nanjing Museum This gold dish is exemplary of gold work from South China. Its form and decoration are entirely Chinese and have no relation to the gold objects on view elsewhere in the exhibition, which bear the influence of the Mongolian steppe. The Yuan dynasty was one of the most innovative periods in the decorative arts of China. The native arts of pottery and... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2010

Pair of 18 Karat Gold, Mother-of-Pearl and Diamond 'Rose de Noël' Earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, France

Pair of 18 Karat Gold, Mother-of-Pearl and Diamond 'Rose de Noël' Earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, France. photo Sotheby's Set in the center with round diamonds weighing approximately .75 carat, the petals composed of carved mother-of-pearl segments, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered BL6259 and B3001, maker's mark, French assay marks. Est. 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 15,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec 10. New York www.sothebys.com
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28 novembre 2010

Turquoise jewelry @ Doyles New York

Gold, Turquoise, Lapis and Diamond Necklace, Cartier. photo Doyles New York 18 kt., the openwork tapering necklace composed of interlocking triangle-shaped clusters of round cabochon turquoise spaced by clusters of round cabochon lapis, all edged by scalloped gold borders, tipped by 21 round diamonds approximately 1.90 cts., signed Cartier Inc., Made in France, no. 31064, approximately 64.2 dwt. Length 17 inches. Estimate $20,000-30,000 Gold, Turquoise, Lapis and Diamond Leaf Brooch. photo Doyles New York 18 kt.,... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2010

David Webb jade & nephrite jewelry @ Sotheby's Geneva

Important enamel, nephrite, ruby and diamond Chimera bangle, David Webb. photo Sotheby's The two 'Chimera' head terminals of carved nephrite enhanced with cabochon rubies and brilliant-cut diamonds, the sides set with fluted nephrite sections alternating with white enamel bands, mounted in platinum and yellow gold, signed Webb. Est. 60,000—100,000 CHF. Lot Sold 86,500 CHF LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cf: Magnificent Jewels, Sotheby's, New York, 2008, page 220-221 for an example of a 'Chimera' bangle by David Webb. ... [Lire la suite]
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