16 octobre 2010

Nephrite, enamel, mother of pearl and diamond table clock, circa 1925, Lacloche Frères, Paris.

Nephrite, enamel, mother of pearl and diamond table clock, circa 1925, Lacloche Frères, Paris. photo courtesy Sotheby's The carved nephrite frame, housing a black lacquer dial inlaid with mother of pearl, framed by patterned white enamel, the hands set with circular-cut diamonds, applied with Roman numerals set with rose-cut diamonds, manual winding movement, dial signed. Estimate 200,000—280,000 HKD. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, 06 Oct 10, Hong Kong www.sothebys.com
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26 juin 2010

French late 19th century sino-japanese style hardwood bedroom suite by Gabriel Viardot, Paris

French late 19th century sino-japanese style patinated bronze mounted, mother of pearl and ivory inlaid stained hardwood bedroom suite by Gabriel Viardot, Paris. photo Bonhams comprising a bed, a wardrobe and a small side cabinet, the armoire surmounted by a pagoda shaped cornice from which emerges a dragon, above a pair of doors, one with mirrored panel, the other decorated with a panel depicting figures and birds with blossom branches, above two short drawers inlaid with flowers, on small scroll feet, the bed and side... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2010

Van Cleef & Arpels @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. 11 May 10. Geneva

Very Fine Diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels. photo Sotheby's Claw-set with an oval diamond weighing 10.73 carats, between shoulders set with tapered baguettes, mounted in platinum, size 56, signed VCA NY and numbered. Est. 650,000—950,000 CHF Lot Sold 1,538,500 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 2115396577 stating that the diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless. Emerald and diamond ring, monture Van Cleef & Arpels. photo Sotheby's The step-cut rectangular emerald framed with brilliant-cut diamonds, the... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2009

An Italian pietre dure, gilt-bronze-and gilt-copper-mounted mother of pearl inlaid ebony and ebonised cabinet, Florentine, 17th

An Italian pietre dure, gilt-bronze-and gilt-copper-mounted mother of pearl inlaid ebony and ebonised cabinet, Florentine, Grand Ducal Workshop. Second half 17th century the drawer with a mosaic lunette painted in agate in the background of a stylised mother of pearl scallopshell flanked by two gilt-bronze twigs with two cherries carved in red jasper, above a fall-front opening to reveal a pull-out section with three drawers revealing two secret drawers on either side, one with the inscription: repariert 1929 P.J. Euttner,... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2009

Fine onyx, mother of pearl and diamond clip, Cartier, circa 1925

Fine onyx, mother of pearl and diamond clip, Cartier, circa 1925 Of Persian inspiration, set with single-, circular-cut and baguette diamonds, the borders embellished with calibré-cut onyx, the back with mother of pearl, mounted in platinum, signed Cartier Made in France and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, fitted case. Est. 30,000—50,000 CHF - Lot Sold 37,500 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva... [Lire la suite]
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