11 juin 2011

Codognato. A spectacular rubellite tourmaline, diamond and coloured diamond skull ring, by A. Codagnato

Codognato. A spectacular rubellite, tourmaline, diamond and coloured diamond skull ring, by A. Codagnato. Photo Philips de Pury & Co Designed as a grinning skull entwined by pavé-set diamond and coloured diamond snakes, the head set to the centre with a cabochon rubellite tourmaline to diamond crystal eyes, ring size L, c. 1970, signed ‘A. Codagnato’.  ESTIMATE £10,000-15,000 - SOLD AT £12,500   Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 1 june 2011. London www.phillipsdepury.com
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31 mai 2011

Cinq bijoux de Jean Vendome @ Thierry De Maigret

Jean Vendome. Paire de clips d'oreilles en or. Année: 2003.  Photo Thierry De Maigret ornés de tranches de tourmaline et de 2 émeraudes en serti-clos sur feuille d'or froissé. Poinçon de maître. Pièce unique. Poids brut: 37.10 g. Dim: 5.5 x 3 cm. Bibliographie: photographie de la broche en parure de cette paire de clips d'oreilles page 331 de l'ouvrage: Jean Vendome, les voyages précieux d'un créateur. Marlène Crégut-Ledué. Editions Faton. Jean Vendome. "Chassé-croisé''. Année: 2005.  Photo Thierry De Maigret Bague... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2011

Chrysoberyl, Tourmaline, Demantoid garnet, Conch pearl, yellow sapphires, amethyst & blue topaz @ Sotheby's

Chrysoberyl brooch , probably Portuguese, second ahalf of the 18th  century. photo Sotheby's Designed as a floral and foliate spray tied with a ribbon, set with foil backed cushion-, pear-shaped, oval and mixed-cut chrysoberyl, later brooch fitting, accompanied by original shaped tooled leather case. Est. 5,500—6,500 GBP. Lot Sold 20,000 GBP Tourmaline, enamel and diamond brooch, J.E.Caldwell & CO., 1920s. photo Sotheby's Of annular open work design, centring on a stylised violet the petals of cabochon... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2010

Statuette de Guanyin en tourmaline et socle en ivoire sculpté

Statuette de Guanyin en tourmaline et socle en ivoire sculpté. Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIE siècle.  photo Sotheby's la guanyin assise sur une double-base lotiforme, bras croisés, tenant dans chaque main une fleur de lotus, le socle encadré des mêmes fleurs, socle en bois et ivoire sculpté représentant des flots tumultueux; 9 cm, 3 1/2 in. Est. 20,000—30,000 EUR. Lot Sold 34,350 EUR Sotheby's. Asian Art, 16 Dec 10, Paris www.sothebys.com
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15 novembre 2010

Seaman Schepps jewelry @ Doyle New York

Gold and Multicolored Cabochon Colored Stone and Freshwater Pearl Clip-Brooch, by Seaman Schepps. photo Doyle New York 14 kt., the cluster of 15 oval cabochon emeralds, tourmalines, citrines and aquamarines, topped by 7 freshwater pearls and accented by florets of 31 small cabochon and round rubies, unsigned, with letter, approximately 21 dwt. Estimate $3,000-4,000 Pair of Gold, Shell and Dyed Green Chalcedony Earclips, Seaman Schepps. photo Doyle New York 14 kt., signed Seaman Schepps, P.S.V.OF. With signed... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2010

Major Collection of Work from Iconic Modern Jewelry Designer Andrew Grima to be Offered by Bonhams New York

© 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The first auction to focus on the work of legendary jewelry Andrew Grima, since his death in 2007, will be presented by Bonhams New York on October 19th. British Royal jewelry, designer and artisan, Grima was the foremost modern jewelry designer in the West End of London in the 1960s and 1970s with clients including Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, Princess Anne, The Duke of Edinburgh, Barbara Hepworth and Jacqueline Onassis. Grima gained recognition following the 1961 Exhibition of... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2010

FRED. Spectaculaire surtout de table, statuette 'Eléphanteau' 1992 & Pendulette 'à l'éléphant' 1983

FRED. Spectaculaire surtout de table.  photo Tajan représentant deux chevaux affrontés en calcédoine, séparés d'une fontaine en lapis-lazuli, tourmaline et motifs d'or jaune sertis de diamants sur un socle en cristal de roche. Poids brut : 9280 g (petite fente) Dim. 40 x 21 x 14 cm environ - Estimation : € 6,000-8,000 FRED. Statuette 'Eléphanteau', 1992. photo Tajan en vermeil, reposant sur un socle hexagonal en agate blanche et lapis-lazuli. Œuvre de la maison Arte del Quarzo. Poids brut : 3450 g - Haut. 23,5 cm... [Lire la suite]
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23 juin 2010

Chinese glass snuff bottles @ Bonhams, Fine Asian Works of Art, 22 Jun 2010

A large engraved yellow glass snuff bottle. Qianlong Mark and Period. photo Bonhams Of compressed ovoid shape with a flat mouth rim, waisted neck, stylized ring handles on the sides, the main body engraved with a landscape scene on one side and an inscription in running script beginning with the proverb 'Any mountain can be famous with the presence of an immortal, any river can be holy with the presence of a dragon' and ending with a date of 1774 and a signature Jingyi Jushi inscribed in Yanjing (Beijing), the recessed... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2010

Tiffany & Co jewelry @ Christie's, New York Jewels, 15 June 2010, New York

A diamond necklace, by Tiffany & Co. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Designed as an openwork circular-cut diamond scrolled band, enhanced by baguette-cut diamond detail, mounted in platinum, 15 ins., with French assay mark and maker's mark Signed Tiffany & Co., France, no. 14772928. Estimate $50,000 - $70,000 Price Realized $176,500 A diamond bracelet, by Tiffany & Co. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Designed as an openwork circular-cut diamond scrolled band, enhanced by baguette-cut diamond detail,... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2010

A multi-gem necklace, including the Tsar Alexander III amethyst, by Prince Dimitri.

A diamond, peridot, tourmaline, garnet, heliodor, aquamarine, cultured pearl and multi-gem necklace, including the Tsar Alexander III amethyst, by Prince Dimitri. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The front suspending the cushion-cut Tsar Alexander III amethyst, weighing approximately 42.44 carats, within a circular-cut diamond surround, set at the four corners and cardinal points with old European-cut diamonds and cabochon moonstones, from a sculpted 22k gold Knot of Savoy link, to the graduated series of oval-cut peridot,... [Lire la suite]