16 novembre 2010

Two Blackamoor Clips, one from Nardi @ Doyle New York

Gold, Ruby and Blackamoor Clip, Nardi © Doyle New York 18 kt., the face of carved ebony, with textured gold turban set with 8 round rubies, his jacket of openwork textured gold decorated with 11 round rubies, accented by a fringe of 16 round rubies, signed G. Nardi, approximately 15.6 dwt. Estimate $5,000-7,000 Gold and Emerald Blackamoor Fringe Clip-Brooch © Doyle New York 18 kt., ap. 15.6 dwt. Estimate $2,000-3,000 Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry. Wednesday, December 8 at 10am. www.doylenewyork.com
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15 novembre 2010

Seaman Schepps jewelry @ Doyle New York

Gold and Multicolored Cabochon Colored Stone and Freshwater Pearl Clip-Brooch, by Seaman Schepps. photo Doyle New York 14 kt., the cluster of 15 oval cabochon emeralds, tourmalines, citrines and aquamarines, topped by 7 freshwater pearls and accented by florets of 31 small cabochon and round rubies, unsigned, with letter, approximately 21 dwt. Estimate $3,000-4,000 Pair of Gold, Shell and Dyed Green Chalcedony Earclips, Seaman Schepps. photo Doyle New York 14 kt., signed Seaman Schepps, P.S.V.OF. With signed... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010

A Fabergé Imperial Purpurine, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1895

A Fabergé Imperial Purpurine, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1895. photo courtesy Sotheby's the ribbed purpurine ball finial mounted with a collar enameled in opaque white enamel relieved by a latticework of green gold leaves with rose diamonds set at the crossing points, the upper and lower bands of red gold patterned with beads or ribs; height 2 3/4 in. (7 cm). - Estimate 18,000—22,000 USD Lot Sold 134,500 USD PROVENANCE: Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, purchased... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010

A Fabergé Carved Agate, Gold and Enamel Gardening Knife, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890

A Fabergé Carved Agate, Gold and Enamel Gardening Knife, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890. photo courtesy Sotheby's the handle carved as a snail climbing a stem with the shell serving as the knop, with a gold collar and a longer, multicolored matt enamel collar in gold cagework and a steel blade; length 4 1/8 in. (excluding blade) - Estimate 40,000—60,000 USD Lot Sold 140,500 USD marked with workmaster's initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic, and 56 standard, also with scratched inventory number 1301 ... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2010

An exotic eighteen karat gold necklace

An exotic eighteen karat gold necklace © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd the oversized bib designed as an openwork cascade of various-shaped three dimensional gold discs with wirework detail; gross weight approximately: 719.2 grams; approximate interior length 32in. Estimate: $18,000 - 22,000 Note: The former owner of this necklace often used to travel with her husband on romantic trips to Europe. They first saw this fascinating necklace, which she referred to as her "gold bib," on the runway at a fashion show in the... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2010

Two exceptionally rare imperial embellished gold ewer & jue and stand. Mark and Period of Wanli

An exceptionally rare imperial embellished gold ewer. Mark and Period of Wanli. photo courtesy Sotheby's inspired from a Persian metal form, the flattened pear-shaped body rising from an oval spreading foot to an elegant tall-waisted flaring neck, set to one side with an S-shaped spout and to the other with a tall strap handle with ruyi-head terminal, adorned on either side of the body with a large peach-shaped panel enclosing a gold filigree five-clawed scaly dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' in the form... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2010

David Webb Tiger Ring & Tiger Dress Set

Gold, Enamel, Emerald, Ruby and Diamond Tiger Ring, David Webb . Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York 18 kt., the tiger's head accented by 2 cabochon ruby eyes and black enamel whiskers, its head topped by one cushion-shaped emerald framed by 8 old-mine cut diamonds, its tail wrapped around its body, with black enamel stripes, signed Webb, enamel loss, approximately 18 dwt. Size 5 1/2. Estimate $4,500-5,500 Gold and Enamel Tiger Dress Set, David Webb . Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York 18 kt., including a pair of cufflinks... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2010

David Webb Jade, Diamond and Cabochon Ruby Clip-Brooch & Gold and Green Enamel Bracelet

Gold, Platinum, Jade, Diamond and Cabochon Ruby Clip-Brooch, David Webb. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York 18 kt., the hammered gold brooch designed as bold scrolled ribbons, centering 2 carved jade plaques approximately 19.0 x 11.6 mm., accented by 2 round cabochon jade and 5 round cabochon rubies, set with 38 round diamonds approximately 4.30 cts., signed Webb, approximately 45.4 dwt. Estimate $5,000-7,000 Property of a New York Estate Gold and Green Enamel Bracelet, David Webb . Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York 18... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2010

David Webb Diamond jewelry @ Doyle New York

Diamond Flower Clip-Brooch, David Webb. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York Platinum, the dramatic stylized rose centering 3 old European and old-mine cut diamonds approximately 4.63 cts., amid curving petals, completed by a stem and leaves, all pave-set with 538 round, old European and single-cut diamonds approximately 28.75 cts., signed David Webb, one diamond missing, approximately 32 dwt. The three center diamonds have been weighed. è Estimate $30,000-40,000 Estate of the Honorable Florence P. Shientag Gold, Platinum and... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2010

Sixteen hellenistic gold laurel leaf hair ornaments. Ca. 2nd-1st Century BC

Sixteen hellenistic gold laurel leaf hair ornaments. Ca. 2nd-1st Century BC Mounted in a modern circlet, each devised as three joined leaves. The dried aromatic leaf of the laurel or bay (laurus nobilis) used as a seasoning in cooking to which the Greeks and Romans attributed magical properties. Maximum diam. 8 in. (20.3 cm.); Ls. of leaves 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) - 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) - Price: $9,500 Ex French private collection. Royal-Athena Galleries 153 East 57th Street, NY 10022 New York - USA. Tel : (1) 212 355-2034... [Lire la suite]
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