Auction 12.04.2005

Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 12.04.2005

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A GROUP OF EAR CLIPS, BY VERDURA

A GROUP OF EAR CLIPS, BY VERDURA Comprising a pair of white hardstone seashell ear clips, enhanced by polished gold detail, mounted in 18k gold; a pair of 18k gold gadrooned scroll ear clips; and a pair of carved and frosted rock crystal plaque ear clips, each centering upon an oval-cut blue topaz

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A RETRO DIAMOND AND GOLD RING

A RETRO DIAMOND AND GOLD RING Centering upon a circular-cut diamond, with gold snake link detail, enhanced by baguette-cut diamond trim, to the wide polished gold hoop, circa 1945

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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AN ENAMEL AND GOLD PENDANT NECKLACE, BY DAVID WEBB

AN ENAMEL AND GOLD PENDANT NECKLACE, BY DAVID WEBB The detachable circular pendant, designed as a sculpted openwork black enamel plaque, suspended from a black enamel and polished 18k gold link necklace, (pendant may also be worn as a brooch), 28¾ ins. Signed David Webb

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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AN ART DECO DIAMOND, SAPPHIRE AND GOLD MESH EVENING BAG

AN ART DECO DIAMOND, SAPPHIRE AND GOLD MESH EVENING BAG Of rectangular outline, the 18k rose and green gold mesh bag, enhanced by square-cut sapphire florets, to the flap of similar design, with old European-cut diamond trim, the clasp with cabochon sapphire detail, suspended by a gold link chain

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$4,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A DIAMOND AND GOLD CUFF BRACELET, BY MARIO BUCCELLATI

A DIAMOND AND GOLD CUFF BRACELET, BY MARIO BUCCELLATI The textured 18k gold cuff of hinged design, enhanced at the top by applied circular-cut diamond and textured white gold pierced foliate motifs, 2½ ins. diameter Signed M. Buccellati for Mario Buccellati

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EAR CLIPS

A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EAR CLIPS Each clip centering upon an oval-cut sapphire, within a calibré-cut diamond surround, enhanced at the base by modified square-cut diamond detail, mounted in 18k gold

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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AN ENAMEL AND DIAMOND CIGARETTE CASE, BY TIFFANY & CO., JEAN SCHLUMBERGER

AN ENAMEL AND DIAMOND CIGARETTE CASE, BY TIFFANY & CO., JEAN SCHLUMBERGER The basketweave textured 18k bicolored gold case of rectangular outline, decorated at the top by blue enamel flowerheads, each accented by a single-cut diamond, 3½ x 2¼ x ½ ins. Signed Tiffany & Co., Schlumberger, France, no

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$4,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A CITRINE, DIAMOND AND RUBY RING

A CITRINE, DIAMOND AND RUBY RING Centering upon a rectangular-cut citrine, to the sculpted single-cut diamond shoulders, enhanced by circular-cut ruby accents, mounted in gold

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A RETRO AQUAMARINE, CITRINE AND DIAMOND BRACELET

A RETRO AQUAMARINE, CITRINE AND DIAMOND BRACELET Centering upon a rectangular-cut aquamarine, joined by rectangular-cut citrine, circular-cut diamond and polished rose gold links to the polished rose gold track link bracelet, circa 1945, 7¼ ins. Numbered 3894

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A SET OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND JEWELRY

A SET OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND JEWELRY Comprising a retro bracelet, the wide band composed of a series of cone shaped links, each accented by a sapphire or diamond collet, joined by a geometric-shaped clasp of similar design; a pair of modern ear clips and a retro ring of similar design, mounted in

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A MULTI-STRAND SEED PEARL AND IVORY NECKLACE, BY ANGELA PINTALDI

A MULTI-STRAND SEED PEARL AND IVORY NECKLACE, BY ANGELA PINTALDI Composed of two hundred and forty-nine seed pearl strands, joined by a large ivory cylindrical link, 29 ins

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A TURQUOISE, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET

A TURQUOISE, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET Composed of a series of twin cabochon turquoise rows, spaced by circular-cut diamond and sapphire lines, mounted in gold, 7¼ ins

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A DIAMOND AND GOLD "VENDOME" WRISTWATCH, BY CARTIER

A DIAMOND AND GOLD "VENDOME" WRISTWATCH, BY CARTIER With quartz movement, the circular cream-colored dial with black Roman numerals and blued-steel hands, within a circular-cut diamond bezel, joined by fluted gold and circular-cut diamond links to the polished five-row gold boule bracelet, mounted

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A RUBY, DIAMOND AND GOLD BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

A RUBY, DIAMOND AND GOLD BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Designed as a textured gold scroll, enhanced by circular-cut ruby and diamond detail, mounted in platinum and 18k gold, with French assay marks and maker's mark Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 78510; with maker's mark for Pery et Cie, Paris

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$6,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD "COUSCOUS" BRACELET, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

A SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD "COUSCOUS" BRACELET, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS The bombé band, composed of polished gold boules, enhanced at the center by a circular-cut sapphire panel, accented by diagonal rows of circular-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18k gold, 7½ ins., with French assay marks

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS The bombé band, entirely decorated by circular-cut sapphires, accented by diagonal rows of circular-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18k gold, 7¾ ins., with French assay marks and maker's mark Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 69951; with

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING

A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING Centering upon an oval-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 13.13 carats, within a circular-cut diamond surround, mounted in platinum With report GRS2004-050085T dated 14 May 2004 from the GRS Gemresearch Swisslab stating that the sapphire is of Burma (Myanmar) origin and

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A GROUP OF EAR CLIPS

A GROUP OF EAR CLIPS Comprising a pair of textured and fluted bombé ear clips, enhanced by circular-cut diamond trim, mounted in platinum and 18k gold, signed Webb for David Webb ; a pair of gold and diamond "Alveare" ear clips, mounted in 18k gold, signed Bulgari ; and a pair of cabochon chalcedony

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$10,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A MULTI-STRAND CULTURED PEARL, DIAMOND AND EMERALD TORSADE NECKLACE

A MULTI-STRAND CULTURED PEARL, DIAMOND AND EMERALD TORSADE NECKLACE Each strand composed of cultured pearls, measuring approximately 4.60 mm, joined by a foliate clasp, designed as four pavé-set diamond leaves, with polished gold veining, centering upon a circular-cut emerald cluster, mounted in

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A SET OF AMETHYST, CITRINE AND DIAMOND JEWELRY, BY HAMMERMAN BROS.

A SET OF AMETHYST, CITRINE AND DIAMOND JEWELRY, BY HAMMERMAN BROS. Comprising a brooch, set with four hexagonal-cut amethysts and citrines, enhanced by circular-cut diamond and polished 18k gold trim; and a pair of ear clips en suite, mounted in 18k gold With jeweler's marks for Hammerman Bros. (2

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A GOLD AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL "SPIGA" BRACELET, BY BULGARI

A GOLD AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL "SPIGA" BRACELET, BY BULGARI The coiled springband composed of a series of polished gold zigzag links, enhanced by black mother-of-pearl accents, mounted in 18k gold Signed Bulgari

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A CARVED HEMATITE SALIERA, BY ROBERT CHAPLIN

A CARVED HEMATITE SALIERA, BY ROBERT CHAPLIN The carved hematite salt cellar, decorated by tribal motifs; accompanied by an 18k gold salt spoon, in a Robert Chaplin wooden case Signed RC for Robert Chaplin (2

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$4,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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TWO PAIRS OF GEM-SET EAR CLIPS, BY TRIANON

TWO PAIRS OF GEM-SET EAR CLIPS, BY TRIANON Comprising a pair of carved wood half-hoop ear clips, enhanced by cultured pearl, citrine collet and polished 18k gold detail; and a pair of cushion-shaped mother-of-pearl ear clips, each centering upon a cushion-cut citrine, with pink sapphire collet and

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$4,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A BLACK DIAMOND AND BLACK JADE BROOCH

A BLACK DIAMOND AND BLACK JADE BROOCH Centering upon a pear-shaped table-cut black diamond, weighing approximately 27.97 carats, within a circular-cut diamond surround, to the sculpted black jade border of foliate design, mounted in silver and platinum With report 32882 dated 14 January 1999 from

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A PAIR OF WOOD, MABE PEARL AND DIAMOND EAR CLIPS, BY CAROLE ROCHAS

A PAIR OF WOOD, MABE PEARL AND DIAMOND EAR CLIPS, BY CAROLE ROCHAS Each designed as a carved wood flowerhead, centering upon a mabé pearl, enhanced by scattered circular-cut diamond accents, to the seed pearl trim, mounted in 18k gold, with French assay marks Signed CR for Carole Rochas

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A LARGE SPECIMEN OPAL

A LARGE SPECIMEN OPAL Weighing approximately 2534.90 carats

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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AN ART DECO NEPHRITE, ALABASTER AND RUBY DESK ORNAMENT, BY CARTIER

AN ART DECO NEPHRITE, ALABASTER AND RUBY DESK ORNAMENT, BY CARTIER Designed as a carved nephrite frog, with cabochon ruby eyes, resting atop a carved alabaster pedestal, circa 1925, 6 x 3½ x 2¼ ins., in a Cartier red leather fitted presentation case

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A GOLD, RUBY, EMERALD AND ENAMEL DESK ORNAMENT, BY DAVID WEBB

A GOLD, RUBY, EMERALD AND ENAMEL DESK ORNAMENT, BY DAVID WEBB The sculpted 18k gold lion's head, with cabochon emerald eyes, to the white enamel surmount, enhanced by cabochon ruby and emerald accents, made in 1966, with a green velvet base Signed David Webb

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A SINGLE-STRAND CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE

A SINGLE-STRAND CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE Of twenty-nine graduated cultured pearls, measuring from approximately 12.80 to 16.00 mm, joined by a pavé-set diamond boule clasp, mounted in platinum, 17¼ ins. The total weight of the diamonds is approximately 3.10 carats

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005

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A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND EAR CLIPS

A PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND EAR CLIPS Each set with a cultured pearl, measuring approximately 14.40 mm, enhanced by square-cut diamond detail, mounted in 18k white gold

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$10,000

Date: 12 Apr 2005