18 mars 2011

Enamel and gem-set brooch, Verdura.

Enamel and gem-set brooch, Verdura. photo Sotheby's Designed as a swan decorated with white and black enamel, holding a pearl in its beak, the eye set with a cabochon ruby, the wings highlighted with brilliant- and single-cut diamonds, signed Verdura. Estimate 8,000—10,000 GBP. Lot Sold 17,500 GBP LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Patricia Corbett, Verdura: The Life and Work of a Master Jeweller, London, 2008, pages 140-143. NOTE: Verdura used the image of swans in many jewels. He had a following of many high profile clients including... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2010

Pearls and diamonds, 19th century

Pearl and diammond tiara-necklace, circa 1890. photo Sotheby's Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP Lot Sold 11,250 GBP Pearl and diamond jewel, mid 19th century. photo Sotheby's Est. 4,000—5,000 GBP Lot Sold 11,250 GBP Pearl and diamond brooch, circa 1860. photo Sotheby's Est. 3,500—4,500 GBP Lot Sold 6,875 GBP Pearl and diamond pendant. photo Sotheby's Est. 3,300—3,500 GBP Lot Sold 4,750 GBP Pearl and diamond brooch, late 19th century. photo Sotheby's Est. 3,500—4,500 GBP Lot Sold 4,375 GB ... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2010

Amethyst @ Sotheby's. Jewels. 15 Jul 10. London

Gold and amethyst demi-parure, circa 1820. photo Sotheby's Est. 7,000—10,000 GBP. Lot Sold 15,625 GBP Amethyst, pearl and diamond pendant, 19th century. photo Sotheby's Est. 7,000—10,000 GBP Lot Sold 9,375 GBP Amethyst and diamond combination jewel and cultured pearl necklace. photo Sotheby's Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP Lot Sold 8,500 GBP Amethyst and diamond brooch/pendant, late 19th century. photo Sotheby's Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP Amethyst and diamond pendant, circa... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2010

18 kt Yellow Gold & Gem-Set Brooch, 'Blackamoor', Nardi. Italy, circa 1960s

18 kt Yellow Gold & Gem-Set Brooch, 'Blackamoor', Nardi. Italy, circa 1960s . photo Bernardo Antichita' The carved jet head wearing a turban and a pair of earrings, with a jacket, all of textured yellow gold decorated with rubies and cultured pearls. The weight is 34,5gr. width/length: 70 mm. Price $7,500 Bernardo Antichita', Ponte Vecchio 44r, Firenze 50125. Phone: 39 055 214512 - E-Mail: info@bernardoantichita.com
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20 juin 2010

A pearl and diamond bangle and earring set, A coral and diamond brooch & A diamond brooch, by Buccellati

A pearl and diamond bangle and earring set, by Mario Buccellati The bangle of foliate design, set throughout with rose-cut diamonds, accented by natural pearls measuring 4.5mm, the earrings designed as a flower, set throughout with rose-cut diamonds to the natural pearl centre measuring 6.6mm, mounted in 18k yellow gold, pearls untested for natural origin, bangle stamped 'M. Buccellati' and numbered, earrings stamped 'Buccellati', bracelet length 14.9cm, earring length 2.2cm. (2) Sold for HK$144,000 A coral and diamond... [Lire la suite]
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12 juin 2010

An Art Deco Jade, Diamond and Pearl Pendant

An Art Deco Jade, Diamond and Pearl Pendant. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Designed as a carved jadeite gourd suspended from a circular-cut diamond and pearl stylised foliate surmount with calibré-cut ruby detail, pearls untested, circa 1930, 7.5 cm long - Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 Price Realized £11,875 Christie's. Jewels - The London Sale. 9 June 2010. London, King Street www.christies.com
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07 février 2010

14 karat gold, shell, pearl and diamond brooch and earclips, Trianon

14 karat gold, shell, pearl and diamond brooch and earclips, Trianon. photo Sotheby's The brooch and earclips set with round diamonds weighing approximately .30 carat, brooch and earclips signed Trianon. Est. 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 6,250 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 03 Feb 10. New York www.sothebys.com
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03 janvier 2010

Pearl, enamel, diamond and molded glass roses brooch, René Lalique, Circa 1900

Pearl, enamel, diamond and molded glass roses brooch, René Lalique, Circa 1900. Photo Sotheby's Button pearls measuring approximately 4.4 mm., with detachable brooch fitting, signed Lalique. Est. 20,000—30,000 USD - Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  86,500 USD NOTE: The unexpected color palette of amber, orange and yellow found in this brooch places it within the milieu of René Lalique's "autumnal" compositions. A departure from the lilacs, blues and greens more commonly encountered in his... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2010

Diamond, enamel, moonstone and pearl brooch/hair ornament combination, Carlo and Arthur Giuliano, Circa 1895

Diamond, enamel, moonstone and pearl brooch/hair ornament combination, Carlo and Arthur Giuliano, Circa 1895. Photo Sotheby's Old mine diamonds weighing approximately 1.20 carats, the pearl measuring approximately 13.9 by 12.8 mm., mounted in gold, signed C& AG, brooch pin detachable, together with a tortoise shell hair comb fitting. With signed and fitted box. Est. 15,000—20,000 USD. Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  22,500 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec 09. New York... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2009

Pearl and diamond brooch & Quartz, coral and cultured pearl brooch, Buccelatti, 1960s

Pearl and diamond brooch, Buccelatti, 1960s. photo Sotheby's Of spray design, set with baroque pearls of grey tint and lasque-cut diamonds, the leaves of textured two tone gold, signed Buccellati, case. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  4,750 GBP Quartz, coral and cultured pearl brooch, Buccelatti, 1960s. photo Sotheby's Set with a mixed-cut smokey quartz to a surmount designed as a stylised scallop shell decorated with a coral branch and articulated cultured pearl drops of various tints,... [Lire la suite]
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