Auction 15.04.1996

Christie's
New York, Park Avenue

Date of the auction: 15.04.1996 - 16.04.1996

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BOOT, ANSELMUS BOETIUS DE. GEMMARUM ET LAPIDUM HISTORIA

BOOT, ANSELMUS BOETIUS DE. GEMMARUM ET LAPIDUM HISTORIA Leyden: 1647. 576pp. Together with LAET, IOANNIS DE. ANTVVERPIANI DE GEMMIS ET LAPIDIBUS Leyden: 1647. 210pp. This is a very important early work on gemstones and their cutting. Written in Latin it provides the essence of all knowledge on gems

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$1,400 - US$1,600

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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DUTENS, M.L. OEUVRES MELEES DE M.L. DUTENS

DUTENS, M.L. OEUVRES MELEES DE M.L. DUTENS Geneva: Chez Bonnant, 1784. 397pp. This is an extremely rare book which even Sinkankas was not able to view. It comprises Dutens various writings, "Des Pierre Precieuses", "Des Pierres Fines", "La Logique ou L'Art de Raisonner", "Lettres sur Divers Sujets

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$600 - US$700

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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JACOBS, HENRI ET CHATRAIN, NICOLAS. LE DIAMANT

JACOBS, HENRI ET CHATRAIN, NICOLAS. LE DIAMANT Paris: G. Masson, 1884. 356pp. During its time this was a popular study of the diamond, today it serves as not only an interesting study of the diamond, but also a beautifully bound book showing the art of Victorian bookbinding in the late 1800's. This

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,200

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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JEFFRIES, DAVID. TRAITE DES DIAMANTS ET DES PERLES

JEFFRIES, DAVID. TRAITE DES DIAMANTS ET DES PERLES Paris: Debure & N. Tillard, 1753. 104pp. This is the French edition printed three years after the first edition. "Much scarcer than the 2nd edition

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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JEFFRIES, DAVID. A TREATISE ON DIAMONDS AND PEARLS

JEFFRIES, DAVID. A TREATISE ON DIAMONDS AND PEARLS London: E. Lumley, after 1871. 116pp. Sinkankas states "The first book in English to describe how diamonds and pearls can be evaluated on the basis of the factors of size and style of cut....The "ideal" cut in Jeffries' time is a cushion brilliant

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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BAUER, DR. MAX. PRECIOUS STONES

BAUER, DR. MAX. PRECIOUS STONES London: Charles Griffin and Company, Ltd., 1904. 627pp. The 1904 English translation of Edelsteinkunde by Dr. Max Bauer was translated by L.J. Spencer, M.A., F.G.S. Assistant in the Mineral Department of the British Museum. Like the first edition in German, it is

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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TOLKOWSKY, MARCEL. DIAMOND DESIGN

TOLKOWSKY, MARCEL. DIAMOND DESIGN London: E. & F. N. Spon, Ltd., 1919. 104pp. Sinkankas states "This is the first treatise to establish a mathematical basis for the cutting of diamond faceted gems....A classic in lapidary work and now quite rare

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$400 - US$500

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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THREE BOOKS ON GEM FOLKLORE

THREE BOOKS ON GEM FOLKLORE FOBES, HARRIET KEITH. MYSTIC GEMS Boston: Richard G. Badger, 1924. 115pp. Inscribed: " To Dr. Sprague Carleton with the best of good wishes from his friend the author January 25, 1938" Sinkankas states "One of the best works on the twelve birthstones....Covers wear badly

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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MAWE, JOHN. A TREATISE ON DIAMONDS AND PRECIOUS STONES

MAWE, JOHN. A TREATISE ON DIAMONDS AND PRECIOUS STONES London: The Author, 1828. 148pp. This is the author's presentation copy of the second edition dated 1823. The color plates are hand colored. Sinkankas states "Complete copies of this edition are difficult to find and commonly the dedication leaf

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$500 - US$600

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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GARDNER, GEORGE. TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF BRAZIL, PRINCIPALLY THROUGH THE...

GARDNER, GEORGE. TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF BRAZIL, PRINCIPALLY THROUGH THE NORTHERN PROVINCES, AND THE GOLD AND DIAMOND DISTRICTS, DURING THE YEARS 1836-1841 London: Reeve, Brothers, 1846. 562pp. This presentation copy is inscribed by the author. The text is an historical account of one man's

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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MAWE, JOHN. TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF BRAZIL, PARTICULARLY IN THE GOLD AND...

MAWE, JOHN. TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF BRAZIL, PARTICULARLY IN THE GOLD AND DIAMOND DISTRICTS OF THAT COUNTRY BY AUTHORITY OF THE PRINCE REGENT OF PORTUGAL, INCLUDING A VOYAGE TO THE RIO DE LA PLATA AND AN HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE REVOLUTION OF BUENOS AYRES London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,500

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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WILLIAMS, GARDNER F. THE DIAMOND MINES OF SOUTH AFRICA

WILLIAMS, GARDNER F. THE DIAMOND MINES OF SOUTH AFRICA New York: B.F. Buck & Company, 1905. Vol. I 359pp., Vol II 353pp. Inscribed: Presented to Frederick J. Siebert, Jr. with the compliments of Gardner Williams San Francisco 26th July 1921 "There have been prepared One Thousand Copies of the

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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WILLIAMS, G.F. THE DIAMOND MINES OF SOUTH AFRICA

WILLIAMS, G.F. THE DIAMOND MINES OF SOUTH AFRICA New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. 681pp. This is the single volume edition of the above. This particular copy is exceptional because it is signed by the author dated May 1903 and has its original dustjacket

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$400 - US$500

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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KING, C.W. THE NATURAL HISTORY, ANCIENT AND MODERN, OF PRECIOUS STONES AND...

KING, C.W. THE NATURAL HISTORY, ANCIENT AND MODERN, OF PRECIOUS STONES AND GEMS, AND OF THE PRECIOUS METALS London: Bell and Daldy, 1865. 442pp. King attempts in this book, as he states in his preface, to provide the average lay person who may own a gem, interesting information on it. It is the A to

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$400 - US$500

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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MURRAY, JOHN. A MEMOIR ON THE DIAMOND

MURRAY, JOHN. A MEMOIR ON THE DIAMOND London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1831. 61pp. This is an interesting book on the diamond written for the general public. Of interest today is the discussion on colored diamonds and the frontispiece illustration which shows a diamond guage with a

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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STREETER, EDWIN W. PRECIOUS STONES AND GEMS

STREETER, EDWIN W. PRECIOUS STONES AND GEMS London: Chapman & Hall, 1879. With bookplate for: H.R.H. The Duke of Albany. K.G. Sinkankas states "A large and highly important treatise on gemstones, the second in a long series of editions, from the hand of the well-known and wealthy London Jeweler

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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STREETER, E.W. THE GREAT DIAMONDS OF THE WORLD

STREETER, E.W. THE GREAT DIAMONDS OF THE WORLD London: George Bell & Sons, 1882. 321pp. Inscribed: Presented to Mrs. Hope by the Author Edwin W. Streeter July 1882 Sinkankas states "The first major work on famous diamonds in any language and for many years regarded as the sole authority and still

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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THREE BOOKS BY EDWIN W. STREETER

THREE BOOKS BY EDWIN W. STREETER BREWER, MRS. WITH NOTES AND ADDITIONS BY STREETER, EDWIN W. GOLD London: Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly, 1877. 139pp. This book is translated and abridged from "Die Gesetzliche Regelung des Feingehaltes von Gold und Silber-Waaren" by Arthur von Studnitz. It is not

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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STREETER, E.W. PEARLS AND PEARLING LIFE

STREETER, E.W. PEARLS AND PEARLING LIFE London: George Bell & Sons, 1886. 329pp. Sinkankas states "One of the finest works on pearls ever published and still useful today....The work is now scarce." This copy contains a letter signed by Streeter dated 1888

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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FEUCHTWANGER, DR. LEWIS. TREATISE ON GEMS IN REFERENCE TO THEIR PRACTICAL...

FEUCHTWANGER, DR. LEWIS. TREATISE ON GEMS IN REFERENCE TO THEIR PRACTICAL AND SCIENTIFIC VALUE New York: A. Hanford, 1838. 162pp. This is a very rare first edition in its original cloth covers. It is the first Treatise on Gems written in the United States and served as the authoritative text until

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$700 - US$800

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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A SELECTION OF SIX NINETEENTH CENTURY GEM BOOKS

A SELECTION OF SIX NINETEENTH CENTURY GEM BOOKS BURNHAM, S.M. PRECIOUS STONES IN NATURE, ART, AND LITERATURE Boston: Bradlee Whidden, 1886. 400pp. CASTELLANI, AUGUSTO. GEMS London: Bell & Daldy, 1871. 241pp. CHURCH, A.H. PRECIOUS STONES London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1891. 111pp. DIEULAFAIT, LOUIS

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$500 - US$600

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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EMANUEL, HARRY. DIAMONDS AND PRECIOUS STONES

EMANUEL, HARRY. DIAMONDS AND PRECIOUS STONES London: John Camden Hotten, 1865. 266pp. This oversize edition is extremely rare on two counts. First, Sinkankas states "Only several copies were examined, but all were poorly bound which caused sections to loosen and fall out." This edition is very well

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK AND STEVENSON, CHARLES HUGH. THE BOOK OF THE PEARL

KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK AND STEVENSON, CHARLES HUGH. THE BOOK OF THE PEARL New York: The Century Co., 1908. 548pp. Inscribed: For Henry Ford Esq. with the sincerest appreciation of the senior author George F Kunz. Sept 10 1915 Detroit This book is as important for its exquisite gilded binding as for

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,200

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK. GEMS AND PRECIOUS STONES OF NORTH AMERICA

KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK. GEMS AND PRECIOUS STONES OF NORTH AMERICA New York: The Scientific Publishing Company, 1890. 336pp. This book was Kunz's first major work. It became the authoritative text on gemstones in North America after Lewis Feuchtwanger's "A Treatise on Gems". Of interest to collectors

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK. IVORY AND THE ELEPHANT

KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK. IVORY AND THE ELEPHANT New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1916. 527pp. This is the rarest of all books written by Kunz and also the most complete documentation on the subject of ivory in existence. The book tackles many subjects including the art of ivory carving, the

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$900 - US$1,100

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK. RINGS FOR THE FINGER

KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK. RINGS FOR THE FINGER Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1917. This presentation copy is signed by the author and dated 5 May 1917. It is a first edition copy in very good condition. As the most comprehensive book ever written on rings it remains extremely

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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SIMONIN, L. LA VIE SOUTERRAINE OU LES MINES ET LES MINEURS

SIMONIN, L. LA VIE SOUTERRAINE OU LES MINES ET LES MINEURS Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie., 1867. 604pp. This book quickly became the popular text on mineral, metal and coal mining when first published. It remains today a well-known book on French mining. SIMONIN, L. LES PIERRES ESQUISSES

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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JANNETTAZ, ED., FONTENAY, E., VANDERHEYM, EM., COUTANCE, A.

JANNETTAZ, ED., FONTENAY, E., VANDERHEYM, EM., COUTANCE, A. DIAMANT ET PIERRES PRECIEUSES Paris: J. Rothschild, 1881. 580pp. This was an early important work on gemstones in the French language. Of particular interest is the chapter on jewelry shown in the Exposition Universelle in 1878

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$400 - US$500

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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ROSENTHAL, LEONARD. THE KINGDOM OF THE PEARL

ROSENTHAL, LEONARD. THE KINGDOM OF THE PEARL London: Nisbet & Co. Ltd., 192-. 151pp. Leaonard Rosenthal was a leading pearl dealer in Paris in the early 20th Century. His business declined by the onset of the Japanese cultured pearl. He sued to have these new pearls declared "cultured" and won. It

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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A COLLECTION OF NINE BOOKS ON THE WORKS OF PETER CARL FABERGE

A COLLECTION OF NINE BOOKS ON THE WORKS OF PETER CARL FABERGE BAINBRIDGE, H.C. TWICE SEVEN THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF H.C. BAINBRIDGE London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., 1933. 312pp. H.C. Bainbridge was the London agent and close friend of Carl Fabergé for thirty years. BAINBRIDGE, H.C., introduction

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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TWINING, LORD. A HISTORY OF THE CROWN JEWELS OF EUROPE

TWINING, LORD. A HISTORY OF THE CROWN JEWELS OF EUROPE London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1960. 707pp. This is a complete and thorough work detailing the crown jewels of various countries in alphabetical order from Austria to Yugoslavia. Sinkankas states "Apparently only a few copies were printed as is

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$1,400 - US$1,600

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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TWINING, LORD. EUROPEAN REGALIA

TWINING, LORD. EUROPEAN REGALIA London: B T Batsford Ltd., 1967. 334pp. This book is basically a continuation of Twining's "The Crown Jewels of Europe", and delves into the lesser known objects with accuracy and detail

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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A SELECTION OF SEVEN BOOKS ON CROWN JEWELS

A SELECTION OF SEVEN BOOKS ON CROWN JEWELS MEEN, V.B. AND TUSHINGHAM, A.D. CROWN JEWELS OF IRAN Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1968. 159pp. MENZHAUSEN, JOACHIM. AT THE COURT OF THE GREAT MOGUL Leipzig: Edition Leipzig, 1965. 94pp. MENZHAUSEN, JOACHIM. THE GREEN VAULTS Leipzig: Edition

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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YOUNGHUSBAND, MAJOR-GENERAL SIR GEORGE AND DAVENPORT, CYRIL. THE CROWN...

YOUNGHUSBAND, MAJOR-GENERAL SIR GEORGE AND DAVENPORT, CYRIL. THE CROWN JEWELS OF ENGLAND London: Cassell & Co. Ltd., 1919. 84pp. "This Edition is limited to fourteen hundred copies (900 for England and 500 for the United States of America), of which this is No. 1349 (handwritten) Sinkankas states

Lot #: 36

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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BRUNSWICK-LUNEBOURG, KARL FRIEDRICH AUGUST WILHELM, DUKE OF.

BRUNSWICK-LUNEBOURG, KARL FRIEDRICH AUGUST WILHELM, DUKE OF. CATALOGUE DE BRILLANTS ET AUTRES PIERRES PRECIEUSES DE SON ALTESSE MONSEIGNEUR LE DUC SOUVERAIN DE BRUNSWICK-LUNEBOURG, ETC., ETC., Paris: Chez Chauvet, Bijoutier, 1874. 268pp. Sinkankas states "Remarkable and beautiful sales catalog of

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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DIAMANTS, PERLES ET PIERRERIES PROVENANT DE LA COLLECTION DITE DES JOYAUX...

DIAMANTS, PERLES ET PIERRERIES PROVENANT DE LA COLLECTION DITE DES JOYAUX DE LA COURONNE Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1887. 27pp. This is the auction catalogue from the 1887 sale of the French Crown Jewels. Sinkankas states "Historically important. Very Rare

Lot #: 38

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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THE CROWN JEWELS OF IRAN

THE CROWN JEWELS OF IRAN Teheran: Bank Markazi Iran, 1971. 50pp. This exhibition catalogue of one of the world's most important royal collections of gems and jewelry is particularly important because it contains the very rare calling card and signature of the deposed Shah of Iran, M.R. Pahlevi

Lot #: 39

Estimate: US$400 - US$500

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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CATALOGUE DES PERLES, PIERRERIES BIJOUX ET OBJETS D'ART PRECIEUX LE TOUT...

CATALOGUE DES PERLES, PIERRERIES BIJOUX ET OBJETS D'ART PRECIEUX LE TOUT AYANT APPARTENU A S.M. LE SULTAN ABD-UL-HAMMID II Paris: Galerie Georges Petit, 1911. 58pp. Sinkankas states "An auction catalog of considerable historical interest because of the items sold, namely, a part of the treasure of

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$400 - US$500

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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GOLD NECKLACE

GOLD NECKLACE Designed as a series of graduated hammered matte-finished 18K gold scroll links-- 14 ins. long Signed by Webb

Lot #: 41

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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SET OF WHITE ENAMEL AND GOLD JEWELRY

SET OF WHITE ENAMEL AND GOLD JEWELRY A watch-bangle, of white enamel and sculpted 18K gold bombé link design, the center section opening to reveal a circular watch--6½ ins. long, a pair of ear clips; and a ring en suite ( enamel chipped) Signed by Webb (3

Lot #: 42

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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GOLD CUFF BANGLE

GOLD CUFF BANGLE Designed as a hammered 18K gold tapering wide band, joined by a similar arched hinge Signed by Webb

Lot #: 43

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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XXXXXXX AND NEAR COLORLESS DIAMOND AND TRICOLORED GOLD 'EAGLE' BROOCH

XXXXXXX AND NEAR COLORLESS DIAMOND AND TRICOLORED GOLD 'EAGLE' BROOCH The pavé-set xxxxxxx yellow and near colorless diamond eagle, extending its textured rose gold wings in flight, mounted in 18K white, yellow and rose gold Signed by E.Wolfe & Co., London, designed by Alan Cornelius With

Lot #: 44

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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ART DECO DIAMOND AND ENAMEL BANGLE

ART DECO DIAMOND AND ENAMEL BANGLE Designed as two joined double half-hoop sections, the top half pavé-set with circular-cut diamonds, with baguette-cut diamond accents, the bottom half applied with black enamel, mounted in platinum ( enamel very slightly chipped), circa 1930 Signed by Cartier

Lot #: 46

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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YELLOW SAPPHIRE, CITRINE, DIAMOND AND BLACK ONYX BROOCH

YELLOW SAPPHIRE, CITRINE, DIAMOND AND BLACK ONYX BROOCH Set with an oval-cut yellow sapphire weighing approximately 64.64 cts., within a pavé-set diamond and calibré-cut black onyx sunburst frame, enhanced by calf's-head-cut citrines, mounted in 18K gold ( may be worn as a pendant) Signed by Bulgari

Lot #: 47

Estimate: US$14,000 - US$16,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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GEM-SET, DYED BLUE CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND TORSADE NECKLACE

GEM-SET, DYED BLUE CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND TORSADE NECKLACE Designed as nine strands of carved and faceted amethyst, rose quartz, citrine, aquamarine and pink and green tourmaline beads, interspersed by dyed blue cultured pearls, centered by an oval carved pink tourmaline, circular-cut diamond

Lot #: 48

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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STAR SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING

STAR SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING Set with a star sapphire measuring approximately 19.30 x 16.10 x 12.20 mm, within a pear-shaped emerald, circular and old European-cut diamond, platinum and gold ropework mount

Lot #: 50

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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ANTIQUE GEM-SET, ENAMEL AND GOLD BROOCH

ANTIQUE GEM-SET, ENAMEL AND GOLD BROOCH The green guilloché enamel wreath set with various oval and cushion-cut gemstones, including aquamarines, pink, yellow and blue sapphires and a peridot, tied with a circular-cut amethyst and white enamel bow, mounted in gold, circa 18xx

Lot #: 51

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$12,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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ART NOUVEAU SAPPHIRE, ENAMEL AND GOLD SNAKE RING

ART NOUVEAU SAPPHIRE, ENAMEL AND GOLD SNAKE RING Centering upon a green enamel and textured gold coiling snake's head and tail, holding an oval-cut sapphire in its mouth, its body forming the green enamel and textured and polished gold hoop, mounted in 18K gold, (some enamel missing), with a French

Lot #: 52

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE

CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE Designed as a line of button cultured pearl, diamond collet, and drop-shaped cultured pearl links, alternating with smaller similar links, mounted in 18K white gold-- 16½ ins. long

Lot #: 54

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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PAIR OF BLACK AND WHITE CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS

PAIR OF BLACK AND WHITE CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS One, set with a drop-shaped black cultured pearl and the other, with a white cultured pearl, each measuring approximately 16.50 x 14.00 mm, with a pavé-set diamond cap, suspended from an articulated line diamond collets, alternating

Lot #: 55

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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DIAMOND ORCHID BROOCH

DIAMOND ORCHID BROOCH The circular-cut diamond cluster center, mounted en tremblant , extending from a pavé-set diamond blossom, with pavé-set diamond petals and a baguette-cut diamond double stem, mounted in platinum

Lot #: 57

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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PAIR OF EMERALD, RUBY AND SAPPHIRE BEAD, DIAMOND AND GOLD EAR PENDANTS

PAIR OF EMERALD, RUBY AND SAPPHIRE BEAD, DIAMOND AND GOLD EAR PENDANTS Each designed as an emerald bead, circular-cut diamond and gold star motif, suspending a ruby, emerald and sapphire bead tassle, with a pavé-set diamond and gold crescent-shaped cap

Lot #: 58

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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AQUAMARINE, CARVED RUBY, CABOCHON EMERALD, DIAMOND AND GOLD OWL BROOCH

AQUAMARINE, CARVED RUBY, CABOCHON EMERALD, DIAMOND AND GOLD OWL BROOCH Designed as a pavé-set diamond and textured gold owl, his body set with a carved ruby, his eyes, with cabochon emeralds, perched on a rectangular-cut aquamarine measuring approximately 30.00 x 18.00 x 14.40 mm, mounted in

Lot #: 59

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$12,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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SET OF AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND JEWELRY

SET OF AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND JEWELRY A pair of ear pendants, each set with a fancy-cut aquamarine, with a circular-cut diamond cap, suspended by a line of graduated circular-cut diamonds from a similarly-set trefoil motif, mounted in platinum; and a ring en suite (2

Lot #: 60

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND BRACELET

AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND BRACELET Set with a series of fancy-cut aquamarines, each enhanced by pavé-set diamond terminals, alternating with pavé-set diamond bombé oval links, mounted in platinum-- 6½ ins. long

Lot #: 61

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$25,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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SUITE OF DIAMOND, GEM-SET, BLACK ONYX, CULTURED PEARL, ENAMEL AND GOLD JEWELRY

SUITE OF DIAMOND, GEM-SET, BLACK ONYX, CULTURED PEARL, ENAMEL AND GOLD JEWELRY A necklace, centering upon a black enamel bombé plaque, enhanced by an oval-cut sapphire, heart-shaped diamond and calibré-cut ruby ribbon motif, joined by circular-cut diamond and gold terminals to a cultured pearl

Lot #: 62

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL, CABOCHON SAPPHIRE AND GOLD EARRINGS

PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL, CABOCHON SAPPHIRE AND GOLD EARRINGS Each set with a baroque cultured pearl measuring approximately 22.00 x 16.20, with a sculpted gold cap, surmounted by an oval cabochon sapphire weighing approximately 9.33 cts. ( total ), mounted in 18K gold

Lot #: 63

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$12,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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PAIR OF DIAMOND AND GOLD CUFFLINKS

PAIR OF DIAMOND AND GOLD CUFFLINKS Each double link of circular-cut diamond and gold geometric rectangular plaque design, joined by an oval link chain, mounted in 18K gold, in a suede case Signed VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot #: 65

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$6,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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PAIR OF DIAMOND, ENAMEL AND GOLD EAR HOOPS

PAIR OF DIAMOND, ENAMEL AND GOLD EAR HOOPS Each designed as a tapered blue guilloché enamel hinged hoop, with pavé-set diamond detail, mounted in 18K gold Signed by Bulgari

Lot #: 66

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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PAIR OF COLORED AND NEAR COLORLESS DIAMOND 'BUTTERFLY' BROOCHES

PAIR OF COLORED AND NEAR COLORLESS DIAMOND 'BUTTERFLY' BROOCHES One, the pear-shaped yellow and oval-cut near colorless diamond body extending pavé-set yellow and near colorless diamond wings, mounted in 18K white and yellow gold; and the other of smaller similar design (2

Lot #: 69

Estimate: US$22,000 - US$26,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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PAIR OF COLORED AND NEAR COLORLESS DIAMOND CUFFLINKS

PAIR OF COLORED AND NEAR COLORLESS DIAMOND CUFFLINKS Each, one link designed as a circular-cut pink and yellow diamond floret, joined by an oval link chain to a navette-shaped link, set with a marquise-cut near colorless diamond, surrounded by circular-cut yellow diamonds, mounted in platinum

Lot #: 70

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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DIAMOND AND BICOLORED GOLD EVENING BAG

DIAMOND AND BICOLORED GOLD EVENING BAG Of wedge-shaped outline and 18K white and yellow gold basketweave design, the flap trimmed with circular-cut diamonds, opening to reveal a mirror ( cracked), gross weight (including mirror)--12.90 ozs., 6 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 1¾ ins. With maker's mark for Soubrenie et

Lot #: 71

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND FLOWER EAR CLIPS

PAIR OF CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND FLOWER EAR CLIPS Each set with a cultured pearl measuring approximately 13.10 mm, surrounded by pavé-set diamond petals, mounted in platinum

Lot #: 72

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$25,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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DOUBLE STRAND CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE

DOUBLE STRAND CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE Of ninety-four and ninety cultured pearls measuring approximately 7.70 mm, with pavé and baguette-cut diamond and platinum clasp-- 33 ins. long

Lot #: 73

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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PAIR OF DIAMOND 'BUTTERFLY' EARRINGS

PAIR OF DIAMOND 'BUTTERFLY' EARRINGS Each designed as a marquise-cut diamond and platinum butterfly

Lot #: 74

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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DIAMOND AND RUBY 'BUNNY RABBIT' BRACELET

DIAMOND AND RUBY 'BUNNY RABBIT' BRACELET Designed as a series of pavé-set diamond bunny rabbit links, each enhanced by a ruby eye and spaced by a circular-cut diamond, mounted in 18K white gold-- 7½ ins. long

Lot #: 75

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$12,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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DIAMOND AND GOLD BROOCH

DIAMOND AND GOLD BROOCH The pavé-set diamond openwork bombé plaque enhanced by pear, half-moon, baguette and circular-cut diamonds, with gold ropework trim, mounted in platinum and 18K gold ( with a pendant hook) Signed by Webb

Lot #: 79

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$25,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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GOLD NECKLACE

GOLD NECKLACE Of graduated hammered 18K gold fancy links ( with a pendant hoop, necklace may be shortened)--30 ins. long Signed by Webb

Lot #: 80

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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DIAMOND, CABOCHON AND CARVED GEMSTONE AND ROSE GOLD BANGLE

DIAMOND, CABOCHON AND CARVED GEMSTONE AND ROSE GOLD BANGLE The rose gold tapering hoop decorated with a foliate band set with cabochon and carved rubies, sapphires and emeralds, intertwined by single and circular-cut diamond branches, mounted in platinum Gem-set section signed by Cartier

Lot #: 81

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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PAIR OF RETRO SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD EAR CLIPS

PAIR OF RETRO SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD EAR CLIPS One set with an oval-cut sapphire weighing approximately 5.50 cts. and the other, with a modified cushion-cut sapphire weighing approximately 4.58 cts., each within a single-cut diamond, platinum and gold scroll mount With certificate CS 29637 from

Lot #: 82

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD COMPACT

SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD COMPACT Of rectangular outline in 14K gold, two of the sides enhanced by calibré-cut sapphires, the lid decorated with a pavé and baguette-cut diamond and buff-top-cut sapphire temple, opening to reveal a mirror, in a leather slipcase, gross weight (including mirror)--4.60

Lot #: 83

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD "HAWAII" WATCH-BRACELET

SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD "HAWAII" WATCH-BRACELET Designed as an 18K gold rectangular plaque link band, enhanced by circular-cut sapphire and diamond flowers and buds, on engraved gold scrolling stems, the center opening to reveal a rectangular watch-- 7¼ ins. long Signed by Van Cleef & Arpels, No

Lot #: 84

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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RETRO SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD FLOWER BROOCH

RETRO SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD FLOWER BROOCH The oval and cushion-cut sapphire, old mine and old European-cut diamond and platinum beadwork center enhanced by a cushion-cut sapphire weighing approximately 12.04 cts., surrounded by sculpted gold petals, the gold and platinum stem terminating with

Lot #: 85

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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GEM-SET, DIAMOND AND GOLD SEASHELL EVENING BAG

GEM-SET, DIAMOND AND GOLD SEASHELL EVENING BAG Designed as a fluted matte-finished 18K gold seashell, the top spiral enhanced by pavé-set diamonds and a cabochon emerald, the lid trimmed with oval-cut sapphires and pavé-set diamonds, opening to reveal a mirror, mounted in platinum and 18K gold, in a

Lot #: 88

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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GEM-SET, DIAMOND AND GOLD "WILD FLOWERS" NECKLACE

GEM-SET, DIAMOND AND GOLD "WILD FLOWERS" NECKLACE Designed as a garland of sculpted gold flowers, set with circular-cut diamonds, the largest weighing approximately 3.36 cts., sapphires, rubies and emeralds, decorated with pavé-set diamond and platinum knots and marquise and circular-cut diamond

Lot #: 92

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$25,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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DIAMOND AND GOLD RING

DIAMOND AND GOLD RING Set with an old European-cut light yellow diamond measuring approximately 15.00 x 8.60 mm, within a single and circular-cut diamond, platinum and gold latticework mount, in a suede case By Louis Feron

Lot #: 93

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$22,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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RUBY AND DIAMOND RING

RUBY AND DIAMOND RING Set with an oval-cut ruby weighing approximately 7.44 cts., within a circular-cut diamond and 18K gold two-tiered mount

Lot #: 96

Estimate: US$14,000 - US$16,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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CULTURED PEARL, DIAMOND AND GOLD NECKLACE

CULTURED PEARL, DIAMOND AND GOLD NECKLACE The 'V'-shaped front section composed of overlapping pear, marquise and circular-cut diamond leaf links, enhanced by clusters of cultured pearls measuring from appoximately 8.50 to 4.50 mm, joined to a similarly-set diamond tapering band, mounted in 18K

Lot #: 98

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$50,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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COLORED AND NEAR COLORLESS DIAMOND AND GOLD ORCHID BROOCH

COLORED AND NEAR COLORLESS DIAMOND AND GOLD ORCHID BROOCH The articulated pavé-set near colorless diamond center enhanced by circular-cut varicolored brown and near colorless diamond petals, mounted in gold Total weight of diamonds approximately 21.00 cts

Lot #: 99

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996

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PAIR OF DIAMOND AND GOLD "PAGODA" EAR PENDANTS

PAIR OF DIAMOND AND GOLD "PAGODA" EAR PENDANTS Each pendant designed as a graduating series of circular-cut diamond and gold openwork bell-shaped motifs, suspended from a circular bombé motif of similar design, mounted in platinum and 18K gold Signed by Van Cleef & Arpels, No. 64292

Lot #: 100

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

Date: 15 Apr 1996 - 16 Apr 1996