Auction 02.05.2000

Christie's
Hong Kong

Date of the auction: 02.05.2000

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AN UNUSUAL ART NOUVEAU JADEITE, ENAMEL AND GOLD PENDENT NECKLACE

AN UNUSUAL ART NOUVEAU JADEITE, ENAMEL AND GOLD PENDENT NECKLACE The pendant set with two bright green plaques carved with bat and coin motifs, sliding open to reveal a seated Buddha in meditation, flanked by blue and green enamelled lotus flowers embellished with a pear-shaped cabochon jadeite and

Lot #: 1501

Estimate: HK$36,000 - HK$45,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A VERY FINE BELLE EPOQUE GUILLOCHE ENAMEL AND GEM-SET CIGARETTE CASE, BY...

A VERY FINE BELLE EPOQUE GUILLOCHE ENAMEL AND GEM-SET CIGARETTE CASE, BY CARTIER The long cylinder of oval form, enamelled in pink over an engine-turned waved ground, each end enhanced with cream enamel stylised ruyi-head borders applied with ruby cabochons, to another gold key-fret motif, a similar

Lot #: 1504

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$160,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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AN EXQUISITE BELLE EPOQUE GOLD-MOUNTED GUILLOCHE ENAMEL GEM-SET EGG PENDANT

AN EXQUISITE BELLE EPOQUE GOLD-MOUNTED GUILLOCHE ENAMEL GEM-SET EGG PENDANT Of ovoid form, the opalescent guilloché enamel base inlaid throughout with spiralling lines of ruby and emerald florets and diamond leaves, with a diamond-set suspension ring and sunburst terminal at the base, the centre

Lot #: 1505

Estimate: HK$170,000 - HK$220,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A BELLE EPOQUE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET

A BELLE EPOQUE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET Set with a sapphire cabochon weighing approximately 16.0 carats, within delicate diamond-set floral and foliate terminals, to the expandable chain-mail bracelet, circa 1900

Lot #: 1508

Estimate: HK$64,000 - HK$80,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A BELLE EPOQUE NEPHRITE, DIAMOND AND GOLD BOX

A BELLE EPOQUE NEPHRITE, DIAMOND AND GOLD BOX The spinach green jade box of cylindrical form with a hinged top, the rims mounted in 18K gold with a band of garland motif centering on a rose-cut diamond, circa 1900 Diameter 3.8 cm

Lot #: 1511

Estimate: HK$24,000 - HK$32,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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AN EXQUISITE BELLE EOPQUE ROCK CRYSTAL, DIAMOND AND SEED PEARL PENDENT NECKLACE

AN EXQUISITE BELLE EOPQUE ROCK CRYSTAL, DIAMOND AND SEED PEARL PENDENT NECKLACE The central hexagonal rock crystal reverse intaglio plaque carved with a dancing putto behind a seated maiden in a classical landscape, suspending an engraved rock crystal prism with circular-cut diamond terminal

Lot #: 1512

Estimate: HK$200,000 - HK$280,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A FINE BELLE EPOQUE ENAMEL AND DIAMOND PENDANT WITH A LATER BROOCH

A FINE BELLE EPOQUE ENAMEL AND DIAMOND PENDANT WITH A LATER BROOCH The octagonal aquamarine guilloché enamel panel applied with a central diamond collet and line detail, with openwork diamond foliate surmount, suspending a diamond collet fringe, to a diamond bar brooch with collet detail, pendant

Lot #: 1513

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$160,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A SUITE OF BELLE EPOQUE STYLE CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND JEWELLERY

A SUITE OF BELLE EPOQUE STYLE CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND JEWELLERY Comprising an eight-strand cultured pearl choker, centering upon an openwork plaque of diamond-set garland motif, with diamond bar spacers, 37.0 cm. ; and a bracelet en suite, 16.0 cm. (2

Lot #: 1515

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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AN ART DECO DIAMOND DOUBLE CLIP BROOCH, BY CARTIER

AN ART DECO DIAMOND DOUBLE CLIP BROOCH, BY CARTIER Designed as two pierced baguette and pavé-set diamond stylised shield-shaped panels, circa 1939, with later circular-cut diamond-set brooch fitting, 6.6 cm. wide 4igned Cartier London Accompanied by a copy of a letter from Cartier London stating

Lot #: 1516

Estimate: HK$96,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A VERY FINE LADY'S ART DECO PLATINUM, DIAMOND, ONYX AND SEED PEARL...

A VERY FINE LADY'S ART DECO PLATINUM, DIAMOND, ONYX AND SEED PEARL WRISTWATCH, BY CARTIER With lever movement, the matt white dial with Roman numerals, blued steel hands, the elongated oval case with single-cut diamond-set bezel, crown at twelve o'clock, shield-shaped onyx lugs, together with a seed

Lot #: 1518

Estimate: HK$100,000 - HK$150,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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AN ART DECO DIAMOND BRACELET

AN ART DECO DIAMOND BRACELET The articulated band, with two baguette, rectangular-cut and pavé-set diamond sections, with diamond buckle spacers, circa 1925, 16.6 cm., with French assay marks

Lot #: 1520

Estimate: HK$160,000 - HK$240,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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AN ART DECO DIAMOND AND EMERALD PIN

AN ART DECO DIAMOND AND EMERALD PIN The shield-shaped panel designed as a baguette-cut and pavé-set diamond stylised cornucopia, the pierced diamond-set terminals enhanced by cabochon emeralds, circa 1925, 3.1 cm. wide, with French assay marks

Lot #: 1522

Estimate: HK$48,000 - HK$78,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A VERY FINE JADEITE AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY SHREVE & CO.

A VERY FINE JADEITE AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY SHREVE & CO. The highly translucent plaque of brilliant emerald green tone, well carved in relief with a grasshopper amid leafy peapods, issuing from a baguette-cut diamond stalk with pavé-set diamond foliage highlighted with pear-shaped jadeite cabochons

Lot #: 1523

Estimate: HK$200,000 - HK$270,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A SET OF JADEITE AND DIAMOND JEWELLERY, BY SHREVE & CO.

A SET OF JADEITE AND DIAMOND JEWELLERY, BY SHREVE & CO. Comprising a ring set with a carved oval foliate plaque of translucent brilliant emerald green tone, flanked by baguette-cut diamond shoulders; accompanied by a pair of earrings, each carved plaque surmounted by pavé-set diamond leaves to a

Lot #: 1524

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A FINE ART DECO JADEITE AND DIAMOND RING

A FINE ART DECO JADEITE AND DIAMOND RING Set with an oval cabochon of bright emerald green tone and fine translucency, flanked by circular-cut diamond scrolls and baguette-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in 18K white gold Cabochon 16.62 x 13.15 x 7.19 mm

Lot #: 1528

Estimate: HK$240,000 - HK$320,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A SET OF JADEITE JEWELLERY

A SET OF JADEITE JEWELLERY Comprising a ring set with a high-domed oval cabochon of bright emerald green tone and good translucency, in a simple 18K gold mount; and a pair of ear-pendants en suite Cabochons 16.97 x 13.10 x 6.32; 15.33 x 11.89 x 6.52 and 15.89 x 11.91 x 6.62 mm. (3

Lot #: 1531

Estimate: HK$600,000 - HK$800,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A PAIR OF JADEITE EARCLIPS

A PAIR OF JADEITE EARCLIPS Each endless knot carved from a highly translucent vivid emerald green material, simply mounted in 18K white gold Endless knots 28.23 x 19.47 x 3.22 and 27.53 x 19.16 x 3.51 mm. (2

Lot #: 1534

Estimate: HK$104,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF YELLOW AND GREEN JADEITE CUFFLINKS

AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF YELLOW AND GREEN JADEITE CUFFLINKS Each set with a carved endless knot plaque, one of brilliant green tone and mounted in 18K white gold, the other of honey yellow colour, mounted in 18K yellow gold, both with textured gold backings connected to a swivel link Plaques 17.50 x 23.91

Lot #: 1535

Estimate: HK$35,000 - HK$50,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A JADEITE AND DIAMOND RING

A JADEITE AND DIAMOND RING Set with a translucent pear-shaped cabochon of brilliant green tone, with circular-cut diamond crossover shoulders, mounted in 18K white gold Cabochon 17.45 x 11.50 x 2.85 mm

Lot #: 1538

Estimate: HK$65,000 - HK$80,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A SAPPHIRE BRACELET, BY CARTIER

A SAPPHIRE BRACELET, BY CARTIER Set with a line of square-cut sapphires, mounted in 18K gold, 18.0 cm., with French assay marks Signed Cartier, no. 635127

Lot #: 1540

Estimate: HK$32,000 - HK$48,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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AN 18K GOLD AND GEM-SET CIGARETTE CASE, BY CARTIER

AN 18K GOLD AND GEM-SET CIGARETTE CASE, BY CARTIER Of rectangular outline, applied with nine oval-cut ruby or emerald-set swallows, the baguette-cut ruby and emerald pushpiece opening to reveal an empty compartment, circa 1950, 9.3 x 8.1 x 1.0 cm., gross weight 155 grams Signed Cartier, Paris, no

Lot #: 1542

Estimate: HK$12,000 - HK$15,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A FINE ENAMEL AND 18K GOLD COMPACT, BY GIANMARIA BUCCELLATI

A FINE ENAMEL AND 18K GOLD COMPACT, BY GIANMARIA BUCCELLATI Of square outline, the hinged case of bronze guilloché enamel, decorated on both sides with scrolled foliate motifs to the chiselled gold borders, opening to reveal a fitted mirror and powder compartment, 6.6 x 6.6 x 1.15 cm., gross weight

Lot #: 1543

Estimate: HK$16,000 - HK$24,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A 14K GOLD CASE

A 14K GOLD CASE Of rectangular outline, the hinged cover with engraved floral and foliate scrolls, opening to reveal an empty compartment, to the engine-turned base, 8.5 x 5.7 x 1.0 cm., gross weight 119 grams, with English maker's mark

Lot #: 1544

Estimate: HK$24,000 - HK$32,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A RUBY, DIAMOND AND 18K TWO-COLOURED GOLD RING, BY MARIO BUCCELLATI

A RUBY, DIAMOND AND 18K TWO-COLOURED GOLD RING, BY MARIO BUCCELLATI Set with a circular-cut ruby weighing approximately 2.0 carats, to the pierced white gold band of lozenge motif, with yellow gold borders, enhanced with circular-cut diamonds, size 5½ Signed M. Buccellati

Lot #: 1546

Estimate: HK$62,000 - HK$78,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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AN 18K TWO-COLOURED GOLD AND DIAMOND BANGLE, BY MARIO BUCCELLATI

AN 18K TWO-COLOURED GOLD AND DIAMOND BANGLE, BY MARIO BUCCELLATI The yellow gold hinged band set with seven marquise-cut diamond, yellow and white gold lozenges, to the pierced white gold borders, inner width 5.9 cm. Signed M. Buccellati

Lot #: 1547

Estimate: HK$32,000 - HK$48,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A DIAMOND AND 18K TWO-COLOURED GOLD BANGLE, BY GIANMARIA BUCCELLATI

A DIAMOND AND 18K TWO-COLOURED GOLD BANGLE, BY GIANMARIA BUCCELLATI The pavé-set diamond flowerhead with central diamond collet, with yellow gold scalloped edges, to the wirework bangle, inner width 6.0 Signed Gianmaria Buccellati

Lot #: 1548

Estimate: HK$5,000 - HK$8,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A SUITE OF SOUTH SEA CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND JEWELLERY

A SUITE OF SOUTH SEA CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND JEWELLERY Comprising a panel ring, set with a cultured pearl measuring approximately 15.12 mm., in a pierced diamond-set surround, size 6 ; and a pair of ear-pendants en suite , mounted in 18K yellow and white gold (3

Lot #: 1550

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$80,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A SAPPHIRE BRACELET, BY CARTIER

A SAPPHIRE BRACELET, BY CARTIER The articulated band set with a line of graduated square-cut sapphires, 17.8 cm. Signed Cartier

Lot #: 1551

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY TIFFANY & CO.

A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY TIFFANY & CO. The articulated tapered band set with a line of graduated French-cut sapphires to the circular-cut diamond borders, mounted in platinum, 17.5 cm., in a Tiffany & Co. blue case Signed Tiffany & Co. With certificate 35272 dated 8/3/00 from the SSEF

Lot #: 1552

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$200,000

Date: 2 May 2000

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A VERY FINE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET

A VERY FINE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET The articulated band set with four rows of square-cut sapphires, enhanced by two baguette-cut diamond lines, 16.3 cm. Total weight of sapphires approximately 60.0 carats

Lot #: 1553

Estimate: HK$140,000 - HK$180,000

Date: 2 May 2000