Antique Jewelry

Bonhams, London, 09-19-2012: An Art Deco Diamond and Ruby Bracelet, circa 1935

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An Art Deco Diamond And Ruby Bracelet, Circa 1935 Designed as a series of articulated geometric plaques, with pierced and openwork detail, set throughout with brilliant and single-cut diamonds and calibré-cut rubies, diamonds approximately 4.45 carats total, one ruby deficient, length 16.4 cm Estimate: £4,000 – 6,000 US$ 6,300 – 9,500 This is a very […]

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Bonhams, London, 09-19-2012: A gold and micromosaic hinged bangle, circa 1870

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Estimate: £8,000 – 10,000 US$ 13,000 – 16,000 The wide gold bangle of intricate wire-work and beaded decoration with a micromosaic plaque on the front which depicts Apollo driving the Carriage of the Sun surrounded by the Hours and preceded by Aurora. On the reverse the word ‘ROMA’ is shown in applied wire-work..This micro-mosaic plaque […]

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Bonhams, London, 09-19-2012: “The Leinster Brooch”, early 19th century

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Estimate: BP: $4,000-6,000 US: $6,300-9,500 Stylised openwork bow, collet-set throughout with cushion-shaped diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, diamonds approximately 7.90 carats total, later detachable brooch fitting, length 5.3cm, cased by Phillips Bros & Son, 23 Cockspur St, London An Early 19th Century Diamond Bow Brooch, Known as ‘The Leinster Brooch’ This is a lovely […]

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Sotheby’s, NY, 09-20-2012: Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, France, Circa 1928

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Estimate: 18,000 – 22,000 USD Centered by a round diamond weighing approximately .95 carat, further set with smaller round diamonds weighing approximately 10.00 carats, signed Van Cleef&Arpels, numbered 30477, with French assay and workshop marks. Platinum and Diamond Brooch, Van Cleef&Arpels, France, Circa 1928 Art Deco – my favorite era! This is a superb example […]

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Bonhams, London, 09-19-2012: Diamond “Stomacher”, early 18th century

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Estimate: £ 6,000 – 8,000 US$ 9,500 – 13,000 Set to the centre with a highly stylised cushion-shaped, old brilliant and single-cut diamond anthemion motif, circa 1820, within a late 18th century radiating border of rose-cut diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, rose-cut diamonds in closed-back settings, old brilliant-cut diamonds approximately 3.80cts total, central anthemion […]

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