31 mars 2013

Diamond demi-parure, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s

Diamond demi-parure, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s - Sotheby's. Comprising a brooch designed as a single flower head set with brilliant- and single-cut diamonds, signed VCA NY and numbered, together with a pair of similarly set ear clips of matching design, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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31 mars 2013

Cuff bangle, Van Cleef & Arpels

Cuff bangle, Van Cleef & Arpels - Sotheby's. Designed as a wide textured cuff bangle, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, case stamped Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP EXHIBITED: A pair of almost identical Etruscan-style cuffs appeared in the exhibition Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels, Smithsonian, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, February 18 – July 4, 2011, no. 325.Another single cuff is illustrated in the exhibition catalogue, p. 265, fig. 38. ... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2013

Diamond brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s

Diamond brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1960s - Sotheby's, Designed as a textured flower head set to the centre with a cluster of brilliant-cut diamonds, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, made in France and numbered, French assay marks and maker's marks. Estimate: 3,500 - 5,500 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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31 mars 2013

Eleanor Cummings Interior Design

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31 mars 2013

Rock crystal and diamond ring, 'Myst', Cartier

Rock crystal and diamond ring, 'Myst', Cartier - Sotheby's.   Designed as a pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond oval panel with a bombé rock crystal overlay, to a tapered hoop, size M, signed Cartier, French assay and maker's marks, Cartier case and box. Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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31 mars 2013

Diamond bracelet, Cartier, circa 1925

Diamond bracelet, Cartier, circa 1925 - Sotheby's.   The pierced geometric plaques set with circular-cut, square and baguette diamonds, length approximately 172mm, signed Cartier and numbered, later case stamped Cartier. Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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31 mars 2013

Pair of diamond ear clips, Cartier, 1930s

Pair of diamond ear clips, Cartier, 1930s - Sotheby's.   Each of cornucopia design set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, accented with baguette diamonds, signed Cartier London and numbered. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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31 mars 2013

Ruby, pink diamond and diamond ring, 'Caresse D'Orchidées', Cartier

Ruby, pink diamond and diamond ring, 'Caresse D'Orchidées', Cartier - Sotheby's.   Designed as an orchid, set at the centre with an oval ruby, the petals and shank pavé-set with brilliant-cut pink and near colourless diamonds, size J, signed Cartier and numbered, partial French assay marks, accompanied by case and box stamped Cartier. Estimate: 7,000 - 9,000 GBP Accompanied by Cartier certificate of authenticity. Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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31 mars 2013

Exhibition at Sean Kelly Gallery draws inspiration from avant-garde film "Meshes of the Afternoon"

Lu Song, Gusts, 2012. Oil on canvas, 55 1/8 x 63 inches (140 x 160 cm). NEW YORK, NY.- Meshes of the Afternoon, a group exhibition of paintings, draws its thematic inspiration from the iconic 1943 Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid film of the same name. The film Meshes of the Afternoon is one of the most important works of early American avant-garde cinema—a non-narrative, short black and white work that is an influential Surrealist-inspired exploration of the subconscious and symbolic imagery. The exhibition is being held in gallery... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2013

Christie's New York presents a two-day sale of a Palladian Villa by Michael S. Smith

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s presents the two-day sale of A Palladian Villa by Michael S. Smith taking place 23-24 April. Encompassing over 450 lots, the sale will include contemporary art, English furniture, Old Master paintings, Chinese works of art and antiquities from a remarkable private property designed by Michael S. Smith, one of the most venerated figures in interior design. The inspiration for the design, which is the subject of Smith’s upcoming book Building Beauty: The Alchemy of Design*, published by Rizzoli New... [Lire la suite]