Thursday, November 26, 2015

Sotheby’s New York Magnificent Jewels

est $3.6 to 4.6m
Sotheby’s final jewelry auction of the fall season will be held in New York on December 9, 2015.

The auction is led by a Magnificent and Historic Platinum and Diamond Necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels. It was created by the Parisian jeweler in 1939 for Queen Nazli of Egypt. It is set with 217 carats of diamonds in a sunburst motif.

Also featured are jewels by Suzanne Belperron, Art Deco Cartier and Mauboussin designs, and a group of Bvlgari jewels.

Platinum, Aquamarine, Sapphire and Diamond Sautoir, Cartier. Est: $450-550,000.

The Belperron Chalcedony suite once belonging to the Duchess of Windsor.

Platinum, Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Est. $3.5/4.5 million

Platinum and Diamond Ring, set with a square emerald cut diamond weighing 38.27 carats, D color, VVS2 clarity, type IIA. Est $3.5/4.5 million

Platinum, Diamond and Sapphire Earrings. Suspending two cushion-cut diamonds weighing 29.39 and 28.03 carats, surmounted by round sapphires weighing 1.02 carats. Est $1,650,000 — 1,850,000

Floral bouquet set with a marquise-shaped Fancy Vivid Yellow, I1 clarity diamond weighing 2.86 carats, a round-cornered square modified brilliant-cut Fancy Intense Blue, VS2 clarity diamond weighing 2.47 carats and a round Fancy Intense Bluish Green, SI1 clarity diamond weighing 2.09 carats signed Bvlgari, circa 1960. 
Est 500,000-700,000

Two ‘Drape’ Bracelets by Schlumberger, one lapis lazuli, turquoise and colored diamond, the other coral and diamond, (estimates $20/30,000 each)

Pair of Silver, Gold, Topaz and Diamond ‘Feather’ Earclips, JAR. The stylized feathers centering two pear-shaped topazes weighing 20.99 carats, framed by swirled plumage set with round diamonds weighing 10.75 carats, signed JAR Paris; 1987. Estimate: $250/350,000

Gold, Sapphire and Diamond Ring Centering a cushion-cut sapphire weighing 9.11 carats. Est $750-1,000,000. Platinum and Diamond Ring, Cartier Centering a cushion-cut diamond weighing 15.04 carats, Est: $700-900,000. Platinum, 18 Karat Rose Gold, Padparadscha Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Est: $100-150,000.