18 janvier 2012

Gold, tortoiseshell, opal and enamel hair comb, Georges Fouquet, France, circa 1905-1908

  Gold, tortoiseshell, opal and enamel hair comb, Georges Fouquet, France, circa 1905-1908.  Photo Sotheby's The carved tortoiseshell comb of ancient Egyptian inspiration with lotus and papyrus motifs, set with opal cabochons, accented by black and green enamel, signed G. Fouquet, numbered 4680. With signed box. ESTIMATE 10,000-15,000 USD NOTE: A similar hair comb illustrated in Art Nouveau Jewelry, by Vivienne Becker, p. 93, image 91.Egypt's influence on the West goes back as far as ancient Roman times.... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2012

18 karat gold, colored stone, diamond and enamel pendant-brooch, Georges Fouquet, circa 1910

  18 karat gold,  colored stone, diamond and enamel pendant-brooch, Georges Fouquet, circa 1910.  Photo Sotheby's Set in the center with an egg-shaped cabochon turquoise, framed by fan-shaped lotuses applied with turquoise-colored, green, black and white enamel, accented by rectangular-shaped and fancy-shaped topazes, and white opal segments, supporting a pear-shaped white opal pendant, the top framed by small rose-cut diamonds, signed G. Fouquet, numbered 2349. With rose-colored leather, silk and... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2012

Eclectus, Amazones, Perruches, Lori, Perroquets, Inséparables

  Eclectus - Eclectus roratus - femelle. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan - Paris II-B (bagué).  Estimation : 400 / 500 € Eclectus - Eclectus roratus - mâle. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan - Paris II-B (bagué).  Estimation : 400 / 500 € Amazone à front jaune - Amazona ochrocephala. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan - Paris II-B (baguée). Estimation : 400 / 500 € Amazone à front bleu -... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2012

Gold, amethyst, enamel and glass brooch and clasp, René Lalique, circa 1900

  Gold, amethyst, enamel and glass brooch and clasp, René Lalique, circa 1900.  The brooch set in the center with a French-cut rectangular-shaped amethyst, within a frame of pink, cream and white enamelled branches, accented by clusters of iridescent glass raspberries, the reverse of repoussé mirrored gold pattern, unsigned, pin fitting later added; the clasp set in the center with a sugarloaf cabochon amethyst, with a frame of pink, cream and white enamelled branches, the reverse of repoussé mirrored gold pattern, signed... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2012

18 karat gold, plique-à-jour enamel, enamel and opal pendant-brooch, René Lalique, circa 1903-1904

  18 karat gold,  plique-à-jour enamel, enamel and opal pendant-brooch,  René Lalique, circa 1903-1904.  Photo Sotheby's Designed as two facing dragonflies applied with white, blue, teal and very pale blue plique-à-jour enamel wings and enamel bodies, set in the center with an oval cabochon opal, set against a spray of white opal spindleberries and white enamelled stems, signed Lalique, pin fitting missing. ESTIMATE 60,000-80,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby & Co., London, April 21, 1969,... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2012

Gold, baroque pearl and enamel pendant, René Lalique, circa 1898-1900

  Gold, baroque pearl and enamel pendant, René Lalique, circa 1898-1900.  Photo Sotheby's The oblong openwork pendant depicting a off-white matte enamel face within pale and dark blue enameled poppies, accented by pale yellowish green enamel leaves, supporting a lavender-grey baroque pearl pendant, repoussé mirror image on reverse in gold, measuring approximately 12.0 to 10.5 mm, signed Lalique, French assay mark. ESTIMATE 60,000-80,000 USD NOTE: For René Lalique's illustration of this pendant see René... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2012

18 karat gold, diamond and enamel brooch and pendant-watch, René Lalique, 1893

  18 karat gold, diamond and enamel brooch and pendant-watch, René Lalique, 1893.  Photo Sotheby's The kidney-shaped brooch depicting a high relief gold Sphinx in profile with outstretched wings, within a background of lavender enamel, framed by small rose-cut diamonds, the reverse applied with lavender enamel, signed Lalique; the pendant watch with circular cream dial with Arabic numerals, the reverse applied with lavender enamel and textured gold flowers, manual movement, unsigned. ESTIMATE 75,000-100,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2012

Plateau à opium rectangulaire en cuivre niellé d'argent. Indochine, début du XXème s

Plateau à opium rectangulaire en cuivre niellé d'argent. Indochine, début du XXème s. Photo HOTEL des VENTES MEDITERRANEE à décor de paysage animé, avec tous ses accessoires : paire de coupelles, deux boîtes à opium, trois cendriers, une boîte, une théière, un cure-fourneau et une lampe à opium (manque le verre).Plateau : 38 x 52 cm. (plateau en partie dessoudé). HOTEL des VENTES MEDITERRANEE. Samedi 21 Janvier à 14H30. 11, rue de Lorgues  13008 Marseille. Tél. : 04.91.32.39.00 - Fax : 04.91.79.21.61 - Email :... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2012

About an Imperial cloisonné Censer and cover from Empereur Bao Dai

by courtesy of Severo Pardo
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18 janvier 2012

Severo Pardo collection of fourteen Chinese bronze silvered and golded mirrors

Severo Pardo collection of fourteen Chinese bronze silvered and golded mirrors, some inlaid with turquoises, coral and gemstones of Tang , Shang , Han , and Warriors States period. Adquired from a old Spanish collection.  Contact for price. Severo Pardo pardodesobrado@gmail.com
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