11 juillet 2017

A colored diamond ring, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co

Lot 170. A colored diamond ring, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Of navette design, set with three marquise-cut yellow diamonds, and a marquise-cut fancy intense yellow diamond, weighing approximately 1.38 carats, within a gold wire and beadwork scroll mount, circa 1915, ring size 5 1/2, mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co. Accompanied by report no. 2181417413 dated 15 May 2017... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2017

A black opal, demantoid garnet and sapphire pendant necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co

Lot 128. A black opal, demantoid garnet and sapphire pendant necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Suspending an oval black opal cabochon, within a sculpted gold grapevine surround, enhanced by circular-cut demantoid garnets and sapphires, to the double-strand finelink neckchain, set with links of similar motif, with gold grapevine detail at reverse of pendant, circa 1910, 23 1/2 ins.,... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

An amethyst and gold brooch, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co

Lot 178. An amethyst and gold brooch, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Centering upon a lozenge-shaped amethyst, within a sculpted gold grape leaf and hexagon-shaped cabochon amethyst surround, circa 1920, 1 3/4 ins., mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co. Formely in the Garden Museum Collection. Literature: A. Duncan, Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2017

An unusual multi-colored zircon and platinum necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co

Lot 166. An unusual multi-colored zircon and platinum necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Suspending a circular-cut orange-brown zircon, measuring approximately 25.50 x 25.30 x 15.07 mm, enhanced by two circular-cut blue zircons set in an overlapping motif, accented by baguette-cut blue zircons, extending sculpted platinum and navette cabochon zircon terminals, to the neckchain of... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

"Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade" at the Legion of Honor, June 24 - September 24, 2017

Edgar Degas, "Portrait of Zacharian," ca. 1885. Pastel on paper laid down on board, 15 5/8 x 15 5/8 in. (39.7 x 39.7 cm). Private Collection. Image courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO—Best known for his depictions of Parisian dancers and laundresses, Edgar Degas (French, 18341917) was enthralled with another aspect of modern life in the French capital: high-fashion hats and the women who created them. Degas’s fascination inspired a visually compelling and profoundly modern body of work that... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

New Van Dyck painting on display at the Ashmolean

Anthony Van Dyck (1599–1641), Portrait of Elizabeth Howard, 1st Countess of Peterborough, around 1638. OXFORD.- The Ashmolean now has on long-term loan a new painting by Flemish portrait painter, Anthony Van Dyck (1599–1641). The portrait of Elizabeth Howard, 1st Countess of Peterborough, is on display in the Mallett Gallery of European Art (Gallery 44) alongside other portraits by Van Dyck, Thomas Gainsborough and Joshua Reynolds. Painted around 1638 it demonstrates Van Dyck’s skill in depicting the... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2017

An iconic Favrile Glass Beetle and Gold Necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co

Lot 164. An iconic Favrile Glass Beetle and Gold Necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The front suspending three blue iridescent favrile glass beetles from the two-row favrile glass beetle neckchain, spaced by beaded gold columns, circa 1910, 18 1/4 ins., mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co. Formely in the Garden Museum Collection. Literature: A. Duncan, Louis... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

A cabochon emerald, sapphire, coloured sapphire and fire opal pendant necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co

Lot 160. A cabochon emerald, sapphire, coloured sapphire and fire opal pendant necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 118,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The detachable drop-shaped pendant set with an oval emerald cabochon, within an oval and circular emerald, sapphire, pink sapphire and fire opal cabochon beadwork frame, suspended by two gold oval link and beadwork chains to a bezel-set oval and circular cabochon emerald,... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

A moonstone and sapphire necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co

Lot 158. A moonstone and sapphire necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 118,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Designed as a series of oval moonstone cabochon links within gold filigree surrounds, each link joined by a line of three collet-set circular-cut sapphires, and fine link gold chain, circa 1910, 19 1/2 ins., mounted in gold and platinum. Signed Tiffany & Co. Formely in the Garden Museum Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

A black opal, demantoid garnet, sapphire and enamel necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co

Lot 184. A black opal, demantoid garnet, sapphire and enamel necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate: USD 90,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 118,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Suspending a drop black opal cabochon pendant, within a textured gold foliate mount, to the black opal cabochon surmount, within a circular-cut demantoid garnet, sapphire and gold bead scroll, enhanced by a circular-cut demantoid garnet floret, the reverse of green, blue and orange... [Lire la suite]