18 juin 2011

A pink tourmaline snuff bottle, 1850-1900.

A pink tourmaline snuff bottle, 1850-1900.  Of flattened oval shape with straight lip and recessed foot enclosed by an oval footrim, the translucent stone of rose-pink hue carved with a delicate basketweave pattern; 2 in (5cm) high. Estimate: US$1,000 - 1,500  Property from the Collection of Linda Riddell Hoffman  Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www.bonhams.com A pink tourmaline snuff bottle, 1850-1900. Photo Bonhams Of flattened oval shape with straight lip and recessed foot enclosed... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2011

A pink tourmaline snuff bottle, 1800-1940.

A pink tourmaline snuff bottle, 1800-1940. Photo Bonhams Of tall, triangular shape resting on a straight foot, carved as a continuous waterscape of a boy, waterfowl and fish on a sea of foaming waves, the scene enclosed by a bank of clouds surrounding the circular lip of the bottle, all carved from the rose-pink translucent stone; 2in (4.9 cm) high. Estimate: US$1,000 - 1,500 Property from the Collection of Linda Riddell Hoffman Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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06 décembre 2010

Mauboussin 'Jaipur' & 'Bolero' @ Sotheby's Geneva

o Gem-set, cultured pearl and diamond necklace and a pair of ear clips, 'Jaipur', Mauboussin. photo Sotheby"s. Comprising: a necklace set with cultured pearls of black tint enhanced with cabochon and fluted carved sapphires, buff-top amethyst, pink tourmaline and peridot, and brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 375mm, together with a pair of ear clips en suite, signed Mauboussin Paris, French assay and maker's marks. Estimate 40,000—60,000 CHF. Lot Sold 98,500 CHF Gem-set, mother of pearl, cultured... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2010

Indian jewelry @ Doyle New York

Pair of Indian High Karat Gold, Ruby, Diamond and Enamel Pendant-Earrings. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  The flower tops centering 2 round faceted rubies approximately 7.75 cts., encircled by 20 modified pear-shaped and circular table-cut diamonds, suspending a tapered line of 30 modified pear-shaped table-cut diamonds, altogether approximately 10.65 cts., closed backs, the reverse applied with pink, white and green enamel, approximately 28.5 dwt. Estimate $8,000-12,000 Indian Gold, Jaipur Enamel and Diamond... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2010

Yellow diamond @ Doyle New York

Pair of Multicolored Diamond Button Earrings. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  18 kt. blackened gold, 110 diamonds ap. 20.50 cts., ap. 11.7 dwt. Estimate $8,000-12,000 Diamonds: light yellow, medium brown, cognac, yellowish-brown, deep yellow, mostly VS, several SI, several Imp., brilliant. Good condition. Posts and clip-backs. Diameter 1". Gold, Platinum, Emerald and Yellow Diamond Flag Brooch, Cartier. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  The stylized flag composed of alternating rows of 34 square-cut... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2009

Multi-colored sapphire and colored stone necklace, Michele della Valle

Multi-colored sapphire and colored stone necklace, Michele della Valle Comprising 22 spheres pavé-set with numerous multi-colored sapphires weighing approximately 394.95 carats, accented by various colored stones including peridots, citrines, iolites, aquamarines, and pink and green tourmalines, mounted in 18 karat white gold and silver, length 20¾ inches, maker's mark, numbered 10745. Est. 15,000—20,000 USD. Lot sold 28,750 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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