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12 février 2016

A rare late 19th century enamel orchid brooch, by Tiffany, circa 1890

A rare late 19th century enamel orchid brooch, by Tiffany, circa 1890. Photo Bonhams Realistically modelled as an Oncidium orchid, decorated in yellow enamel with flecks of brown and white, applied plaque to reverse signed Tiffany & Co, later pin, length 4.6cm. Lot 132. Sold for £43,200 (€55,573)  Notes: In 1889 Tiffany sensationally unveiled a series of enamelled orchid jewels at the Paris Exposition Universelle. These twenty five hair and bodice ornaments, realistically rendered in gold and... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2016

An orchid brooch, circa 1900, by Tiffany & Co.

An orchid brooch, circa 1900, by Tiffany & Co. Photo courtesy of Christie’s Of the Laelias variety, extending undulating white enamelled petals with lavender concentrations, the center set with an old European-cut diamond, enhanced by yellow enamelled detail, mounted in gold, circa 1900. Signed Tiffany & Co.
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12 février 2016

A rare enamel and diamond orchid brooch,  by Tiffany & Co.

A rare enamel and diamond orchid brooch,  by Tiffany & Co. Photo courtesy Christie's. Of the Brassia variety, the pair of "Spider Orchids" extending undulating white and pink enamel petals with gold detail, and five pink and green enamel petals with deep red and white enamel mottling, the center of each set with a circular-cut diamond pistil, to the green and orange enamel stem with green enamel leaves, mounted in 18k gold, in a Tiffany & Co. black suede case Signed Tiffany & Co. Lot 1031. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2016

Gold, silver, diamonds, rubies, enamel orchid brooch, Tiffany & Co., designed by Paulding Farnham, circa 1889

Gold, silver, diamonds, rubies, enamel orchid brooch, Tiffany & Co., designed by Paulding Farnham, circa 1889. Photo courtesy Christie's.
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12 février 2016

Gold, enamel and diamond orchid brooch, Tiffany & Co., designed by Paulding Farnham

Gold, enamel and diamond orchid brooch, Tiffany & Co., designed by Paulding Farnham, circa 1890. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as the variety of orchid ‘oncidium varicosum rogersii,’ the petals decorated in vibrant yellow and faint orange enamel, accented by the lip with yellow, ochre and cream-colored enamel bordered by rose-cut diamonds, the descending curled sepals of chartreuse and orange-hued enamel supported by a column of rose-cut diamonds, signed Tiffany & Co., two diamonds missing; circa 1890. With original... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2016

An antique enamel, ruby and diamond orchid brooch, by Tiffany & Co.

An antique enamel, ruby and diamond orchid brooch, by Tiffany & Co. Photo courtesy of Christie’s.  Of the Indian variety Phalaenopsis schillerianum, extending undulating white enamel petals with lavender concentrations and red veining, the center set with rose-cut diamonds and brown, red and yellow enamel, and a cushion-cut ruby stem, mounted in gold, circa 1889, with the French mark, ET. Signed Tiffany & Co., New York
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12 février 2016

An Art Nouveau Yellow Gold, Polychrome Enamel, Diamond and Emerald “Style No. 4: Calanthe Veitchii” Orchid Brooch, Tiffany & Co

An Art Nouveau Yellow Gold, Polychrome Enamel, Diamond and Emerald “Style No. 4: Calanthe Veitchii” Orchid Brooch, Paulding Farnham for Tiffany & Co., Circa 1890. Photo courtesy Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in an intricate naturalistic design, the curled petals of the yellow gold blossom accented front and reverse with pink, purple, yellow and orange enamel accurately mimicking the subtle coloration and veining of the orchid, the center of blossom accented with a silver wirework stamen containing an old mine cut brown... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2016

An Art Nouveau enamel, emerald and diamond orchid brooch, by Tiffany & Co.

An Art Nouveau enamel, emerald and diamond orchid brooch, by Tiffany & Co. Photo courtesy of Christie’s Realistically modelled as a matt pink enamel ‘Calanthe Veitchii’ orchid with emerald stem and diamond stamen, circa 1890, 5.0 cm long, in black suede Tiffany case. Signed Tiffany & Co. New York.
12 février 2016

Hair ornament of gold, enamel, diamonds and rubies in the form of an orchid, made by Philippe Wolfers, Belgium, 1905-7

Philippe Wolfers (1858 - 1929), Hair ornament in the form of an orchid, 1905-7. Gold, plique-a-jour enamel, diamonds and rubies. Museum no. M.11-1962. © V&A Images.  Jewel in the shape of an orchid, its four curving lilac petals emanating from a central diamond. Philippe Wolfers was the most prestigious of the Art Nouveau jewellers working in Brussels. Like his Parisian contemporary René Lalique, he was greatly influenced by the natural world. These exotic orchids feature in the work of both. The... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2016

Museum makes public centuries of secret glassmaking techniques through new online resource

Enameled Goblet, about 1500, Venice, Italy. Overall H: 16.2 cm; Rim Diam: 8.2 cm; Foot Diam: 10.1 cm. Accession Number: 79.3.185. Bequest of Jerome Strauss. The Corning Museum of Glass. CORNING, NY.- The Corning Museum of Glass has released its first-ever scholarly electronic resource, The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking by artist and scholar, William Gudenrath. A culmination of a lifetime of research, this digital resource details the techniques used to make glass on Murano, Venice’s historic... [Lire la suite]