segunda-feira, 12 de julho de 2010

On the Auction Block: Jewels and Hermès Bags at Christie’s London


A 19th century diamond insect brooch with central old brilliant-cut diamond body, diamond wings and head detail, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1890, detachable brooch fitting .


A Vert Olive Crocodile ‘CONSTANCE’ Bag by Hermès, from the late 1960S. Gilt metal hardware, with double shoulder strap, stamped HERMÈS, PARIS.


A 19th century Italian lava cameo bracelet. Composed of six gold-mounted vari-coloured oval lava cameos, each carved in high relief to depict a putti in varous pursuits, circa 1870.


An 18ct. gold quartz wristwatch, by Cartier. The cream coloured dial with Roman numerals to a plain circular case with “T” bar lugs, with maker’s deployant buckle, case and buckle with convention hallmarks, 24mm. Dial, case and buckle signed Cartier, case No. 881002 12783.

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