05 décembre 2010

Emerald & diamond jewelry @ Christie's, The London Sale

An antique emerald and diamond bow brooch. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The articulated ribbon bow mounted with graduated old-cut diamond collets alternated by square-shaped emeralds to the diamond line borders and three-stone centre, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1880, 12.0cm wide, in original purple velvet fitted case by Garrard & Co. Estimate £100,000 - £150,000 Price Realized £265,250 Notes: Cf. Diana Scarisbrick, Ancestral Jewels, Andre Deutsch, 1989, p.131 Large bow-knot or sévigneé brooches were... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2009

A Belle Epoque emerald and diamond ring, by Cartier

A Belle Epoque emerald and diamond ring, by Cartier The square-cut emerald within an old-cut diamond surround to the calibré-cut emerald frame, diamond border and two-stone corners, circa 1915, in Cartier red leather case. Signed Cartier, No. Pt 97091. Est. £7,000 - £9,000 - Price Realized £16,250 Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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10 juin 2009

An antique rose-cut emerald and diamond brooch, circa 1860

An antique rose-cut emerald and diamond brooch, circa 1860 The rose-cut emerald within an old-cut diamond tiered surround with diamond collet quarter detail suspending a briolette-cut emerald drop,, 7.7 cm long. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000 ($16,160 - $24,240) - Price Realized £30,000 ($48,480) Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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10 juin 2009

An antique diamond necklace, circa 1800

An antique diamond necklace, circa 1800 Designed as a series of alternating old-cut diamond flowerheads and entwined oval links suspending a detachable diamond-set Maltese cross pendant, with loop terminals for the attachment of a ribbon tie, in closed back setting, mounted in silver and gold, 35.0 cm long.. Estimate £12,000 - £15,000 ($19,392 - $24,240) - Price Realized £37,250 ($60,196)Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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10 juin 2009

An Edwardian diamond, pearl and ruby brooch

An Edwardian diamond, pearl and ruby brooch  Designed as an old-cut diamond foliate scroll with circular-cut diamond surmount weighing 3.09 carats to the oval-shaped ruby and pearl drop detail, pearl untested, circa 1910, 5.0 cm high. Estimate £12,000 - £15,000 ($19,392 - $24,240) - Price Realized £23,750 ($38,380)Accompanied by report No. 17495 dated 27 April 2009 from the AnchorCert laboratory stating that the diamond is D colour, VS2 clarity Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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