15 février 2013
Faberge Miniatures of the Imperial Coronation Regalia, St. Petersburg, C. Faberge’s Company. 1900. The State Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg, Russia.
11 février 2013
Pair of Antique Gold, Pearl, Conch Pearl and Black Onyx Pendant-Earclips. Photo Doyle Topped by polished gold balls, joined by triangular links, tipped by pearls, suspending drop-shaped faceted black onyx hoops, centering 2 flexibly-set oval conch pearls approximately 11.0 x 8.0 mm., joined by pearls, circa 1900. With original fitted box. Unsold (Estimate $5,000-7,000) Doyle New York. Wednesday, October 17, 2012. www.doylenewyork.com
10 février 2013
Antique Ruby Yellow Gold Handmade Snake Bangle, 1900. An incredible late Victorian snake bracelet with finely crafted proportions lending itself to a beautiful and mesmerizing serpent depiction wrapping itself around a lady's wrist. This motif is one of the oldest and most widespread of mythological symbols employed in jewelry design, we feel this particular bracelet, however, embodies a look strikingly unique and finer than its contemporaries. Fashioned entirely from 18k yellow gold, it is handmade and engraved. Esteemed as... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2013
Karl Rothmüller. Entwined Serpent Brooch with Peridot and Pearl. Germany, circa 1900.
29 janvier 2013
Art Nouveau dragonfly brooch, circa 1900.
22 janvier 2013
Georges Fouquet, “Birth of Venus” pendant, ca. 1900
13 janvier 2013
Art Nouveau Watch case - Lalique 1900 © Les Arts Décoratifs.
29 décembre 2012
Fire opal, enamel and diamond brooch, Circa 1900 - photo Sotheby's Of foliate design, set with cabochon fire opals, the leaves decorated with guilloché green and white enamel, highlighted with rose diamonds. Estimation: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP - Lot. Vendu 7,500 GBP Sotheby's. The Jewellery Collection of the Late Michael Wellby: An Eclectic Eye - Jewels Spanning Four Centuries. London | 11 déc. 2012, www.sothebys.com
27 décembre 2012
Natural pearl and diamond brooch/ pendant, Circa 1900 - Photo Sotheby's Of target design, set with a natural pearl, circular-, single-cut and rose diamonds, hinged pendant bail. Estimation: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 13,750 GBP NOTE DE CATALOGUE: Accompanied by The Gem & Pearl Laboratory report no. 06274, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. The Jewellery Collection of the Late Michael Wellby: An Eclectic Eye - Jewels Spanning Four... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2012
Gold and enamel brooch, Lalique, Circa 1900 - Photo Sotheby's The plaque depicting a line of angels singing, applied with translucent pearlescent enamel, signed Lalique, French assay marks. Estimation: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP. Lot. Vendu 30,000 GBP LITTERATURE: Cf: Maria Teresa Gomes Ferreira, ‘Lalique Bijoux’, Lisbonne 1999, page 115.Cf: Sigrid Barten, ‘René Lalique,’ Bonn 1977, page 405 for very similar examples of this brooch NOTE DE CATALOGUE: Rene Lalique was probably one of the most famous of all... [Lire la suite]