14 mai 2012

Gold box and opal pill box, Cartier, 1953

Gold box and opal pill box, Cartier, 1953. Photo Sotheby's Of rectangular form, the lid embellished with a mosaic of black opals, the sides and reverse with reeded decoration, measurements approximately 28 x 25 x 12mm, signed Cartier London, British hallmarks. Lot 23. Estimztion 3,000-4,500 CHF. Lot vendu: 7,500 CHF LITTERATURE: Cf: Sylvie Raulet & Olivier Baroin, Suzanne Belperron, 2011, page 339 for an illustration of this box. Sotheby's. Jewels from the Personal Collection of Suzanne... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2012

An Early George III Giltwood Settee.

An Early George III Giltwood Settee. The needlework circa 1715, the frames circa 1760-65 and designed to accommodate the earlier needlework. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012  En suite with the previous lot, the arched rectangular back and square seat covered in needlework depicting flower-filled blue and white vases on pounced foliate scroll and shell-carved cabriole legs and scrolled toes, one cross-brace inscribed in pencil LADY (?)/COVENTRY/COVENTRY, formerly with casters, re-gilt; 71 in. (180 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2012

Nephrite and gem set bangle, circa 1955

Nephrite and gem set bangle, circa 1955. Photo Sotheby's The nephrite oval bangle of twisted ribbed design, suspending five charms, including coral, agate, turquoise and nephrite, inner circumference approximately 185mm. Lot 38. Estimation 9,000-14,000 CHF. Lot vendu: 18,750 CHF LITTERATURE: Cf: Sylvie Raulet & Olivier Baroin, Suzanne Belperron, 2011, page 179 for an illustration of this bangle. Sotheby's. Jewels from the Personal Collection of Suzanne Belperron. Genève | 14 mai 2012, 10:00... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2012

A Pair of George II Giltwood Mirrors. Attributed to Matthias Lock, circa 1750

A Pair of George II Giltwood Mirrors. Attributed to Matthias Lock, circa 1750. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012  Each of cartouche-form with pierced scrolling foliate cresting centered by a shell, the sides with bearded masks and the apron centered by a female mask, carved with bullrushes, flowers and foliate scrolls and a strapwork ground, the mirror plates probably old replacements and one re-silvered; 59 in. (150 cm.) high; 31 in. (79 cm.) wide (2). Lot 114. Estimate $150,000 - $250,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2012

Yellow gold money clip

Yellow gold money clip. Photo Sotheby's Reproducing Jean Cocteau's hand writing with the words 'ne pleurez pas', 'don't cry', to one side and 'je reviendrai', 'I will return', to the reverse, Italian assay and maker's marks. Lot 29. Estimation 1,500-2,000 CHF. Lot vendu: 21,250 CHF It is understood that this money clip was gifted to Suzanne Belperron by Jean Cocteau. LITTERATURE: Cf: Sylvie Raulet & Olivier Baroin, Suzanne Belperron, 2011, page 24 for an illustration of this clip. ... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2012

Studio of Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. (Bristol 1769-1830 London), Portrait of Charlotte Sophia, Countess of Surrey (1788-1870),

Studio of Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. (Bristol 1769-1830 London), Portrait of Charlotte Sophia, Countess of Surrey (1788-1870), half-length, in a white dress. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012  30¼ x 25½ in. (76.8 x 64.7 cm.). Lot 105. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000.  Provenance: (Probably) Lawrence sale; Christie's, London, 18 June 1831, lot 84 (not in printed catalogue), where acquired by Lord Gower.(Probably) Duke of Sutherland; Christie's, London, 8 February 1908, lot 40, where acquired by... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2012

Citrine, seed pearl and diamond bracelet, circa 1955

Citrine, seed pearl and diamond bracelet, circa 1955. Photo Sotheby's Composed of four rows of oblong polished citrine beads accented with seed pearls, to a clasp studded with collet-set single- and brilliant-cut diamonds of yellowish and brownish tints, length approximately 180mm, French import marks. Lot 5. Estimation 7,500-11,000 CHF. Lot vendu: 21,250 CHF LITTERATURE: Cf: Sylvie Raulet & Olivier Baroin, Suzanne Belperron, 2011, page 137 for an illustration of this jewel Sotheby's. Jewels... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2012

A Russian Silver Soup Tureen, Cover and Stand from the Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Service.. Mark of Nicholls & Plincke

A Russian Silver Soup Tureen, Cover and Stand from the Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Service.. Mark of Nicholls & Plincke, with the workmaster's mark of Carl Tegelsten, St. Petersburg, 1840.  photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The tureen shaped oval, on four acanthus scroll feet, with two acanthus-clad handles, engraved on one side with the cypher of Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna beneath an Imperial crown, with the Imperial double-headed eagle on the other, the everted rim cast with scrolling acanthus, the... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2012

Silver and moonstone ring, Suzanne Belperron, circa 1974

Silver and moonstone ring, Suzanne Belperron, circa 1974. Photo Sotheby's The moonstone cut en cabochon inset to a reeded mount, size 44, unmarked. Lot 35. Estimation 4,500-7,500 CHF. Lot vendu: 23,750 CHF LITTERATURE: Cf: Sylvie Raulet & Olivier Baroin, Suzanne Belperron, 2011, page 136 for an illustration of this ring Sotheby's. Jewels from the Personal Collection of Suzanne Belperron. Genève | 14 mai 2012, 10:00 AM www.sothebys.com
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14 mai 2012

A Russian Silver-Gilt Presentation Charger. Maker's Mark Cyrillic 'IZ,' Possibly for Ivan Zaitsev, Moscow, 1826.

A Russian Silver-Gilt Presentation Charger. Maker's Mark Cyrillic 'IZ,' Possibly for Ivan Zaitsev, Moscow, 1826. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012  Circular, the border repoussé and chased with a frieze of military trophies alternating with Imperial double-headed eagles above floral garlands, within a berried laurel rim, the center applied with the initial 'K' beneath an Imperial crown, on a sunburst ground, all within a band of military trophies, marked throughout; 22 in. (55.9 cm.)... [Lire la suite]


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