A Remarkable Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Alexandre Reza

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    • One oval sapphire, 26.24 carats

    • Oval diamonds set throughout the bombé mounting, totalling approximately 23.00 carats

    • 18 karat yellow gold

    • With French assay and maker's marks

    • Signed A. Reza for Alexandre Reza

    • Size 6

  • (26.24-carat Sapphire)
    SSEF report, numbered 77378, dated 10 November 2014, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), no indications of heating.

    附 瑞士SSEF證書

  • Catalogue Essay

    Russian-born Alexandre Reza first came to Paris after the Second World War, following in his father’s footsteps by supplying the rarest and most impeccable gemstones to jewellery giants on Place Vendôme including Cartier, Chaumet, Boucheron and Van Cleef & Arpels, just to name a few. Rumoured to have accrued one of the world’s largest inventories of unheated and untreated coloured gemstones, Reza joined the league of Place Vendôme haute joailliers in the 1980’s and founded his eponymous Maison.
    The aesthetics of Reza jewels is characterized by time-transcending classicism with modern sensibility. Being inspired by art and history of the Renaissance and the 18th century, Reza masterfully confers emotion and magnetism on his jewels through architectural designs that are deceivingly minimal. Since Reza tailored not only the setting of their jewels, but also the material itself to maximize the beauty of the gemstone, even a design which is seemingly ‘simple’ would take 12 to 18 months to complete.
    The bombé mounting of this ring carefully shapes the outline of the sapphire in a fitted cradle of brilliant diamonds, complimenting the magnificence of this rare unheated Sri Lankan gemstone. Supreme artistry and connoisseurship are evident in each tiny detail. It is counted among the limited number of jewels created annually and sold by-appointment-only to prestigious clients.
    The Maison is now under the leadership of Olivier, Alexandre’s son, who continues to use some of the superb gems collected by his father in sophisticated works; every creation testifies to an everlasting passion and dedication for rarest of gems.

  • Catalogue Essay

    生於俄羅斯的Alexandre Reza在二次大戰後遷居法國巴黎,承繼父業,於五、六十年代為不少總部設於巴黎凡登廣場的頂級珠寶商供應最稀珍的寶石,當中包括卡地亞、尚美、寶詩龍及梵克雅寶等。獨到的眼光讓他多年來收集到大量珍貴的天然寶石,藏品之豐富據說舉世無雙。憑藉過人的才華和精湛的工藝,Alexandre Reza於八十年代正式進駐巴黎凡登廣場,成為當中重要的一分子。
    Reza的設計美學以經典永恆為基石,並加入現代化的元素,精準地詮釋兩者之間的平衡點。品牌深深受到文藝復興時期及十八世紀的美術和歷史啟發,通過極為立體多變的形態,為每件創作注入無窮魅力及賦予不一樣的靈魂。Reza為了打造完美的珠寶,不但會為設計而量身訂造台子,有時候也會修飾寶石本身,突出寶石的美態,因此就算是一個貌以很簡單的設計都殊不簡單﹐工匠需要12至18個月才能完成一件作品。
    這隻拍品的戒台巨細無遺地勾畫出藍寶石的線條,鑲滿鑽石的部分尤如華麗的搖籃,呈獻這顆美麗絶倫的斯里蘭卡藍寶。戒指上每一道細節都見證了Reza的超群工藝和對寶石挑選的嚴謹精神。Reza每年精心打造的珠寶數量十分有限,其尊貴的客人也需通過預約制欣賞訂購。
    品牌現時由Alexandre Reza的兒子Olivier掌舵,繼續以其父所收藏的珍貴寶石打造與眾不同的大師作品,每件都見證家族對珍貴寶石的熱誠和對工藝傳承的堅持。

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A Remarkable Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Alexandre Reza

26.24克拉「斯里蘭卡」天然藍寶石 配 鑽石戒指, Alexandre Reza, 藍寶石未經加熱處理

Estimate
HK$1,800,000 - 2,200,000 
$230,000-280,000

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Terry Chu
Head of Jewellery, Asia, Senior Director
+852 2318 2038

Jewels and Jadeite

Hong Kong Auction 27 May 2019