24 avril 2009

An antique ivory and multi-gem elephant

An antique ivory and multi-gem elephant The carved ivory elephant, with cat's eye chrysoberyl eyes and ivory tusks with gold detail and caps, wearing a gold ropework chain with a gold bell, ornately decorated with a vari-cut multi-colored sapphire, ruby, emerald, star sapphire, star ruby and cat's eye chrysoberyl headdress and saddle cloth, extending gold tassels, topped by a sculpted gold howdah and umbrella, with pearl tassels and multi-gem accents, the feet decorated with gold ropework bands and multi-colored gem anklets,... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2009

A ruby, diamond and gold bracelet, by Buccellati

A ruby, diamond and gold bracelet, by Buccellati Designed as a textured 18k gold hinged cuff, the top set with a series of cut-cornered square-cut rubies, each within a circular-cut diamond foliate surround, mounted in 18k yellow and white gold, 2 1/8 ins. diameter, in a Buccellati navy leather fitted case. Signed M. Buccellati for Mario Buccellati, Italy. Est. $30,000 - $50,000 Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 22 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com
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19 avril 2009

Green enamel, ruby, emerald and diamond ram's-head bangle-bracelet, David Webb

Green enamel, ruby, emerald and diamond ram's-head bangle-bracelet, David Webb Designed as a ram's-head with curling articulated body, applied throughout with translucent green enamel, studded with small gold spirals, the head set with 2 cabochon ruby eyes, further decorated with a cabochon ruby and diamond floral ornament, the tail decorated with a cabochon emerald and round diamonds, the whole set with 45 round diamonds weighing approximately 2.00 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold and platinum, signed David Webb. Est.... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2009

An Indian gem-set sarpech pearl Necklace, an Indian ivory Archer's thumb Ring & an Indian ruby and diamond-set Archer's Ring

An Indian gem-set sarpech pearl Necklace the gold sarpech set with rubies, emeralds and diamonds, triple-string pearl necklace. sarpech 10.3 cm. long. Sold for £2,400 An Indian ivory Archer's thumb Ring of typical form with tapering protruding back. 4.4 cm. diam. max. Sold for £3,600 An Indian ruby and diamond-set Archer's Ring of typical form, set with a central diamond surrounded by rubies, forming a flowerhead at the front. 5.1 cm. diam. max. Sold for £4,200 Bonhams. Islamic &... [Lire la suite]