14 mars 2014

Circa 1920's Cartier Platinum Jade, Diamond & Sapphire Brooch

Circa 1920's Cartier Platinum Jade, Diamond & Sapphire Brooch. Photo courtesy Yafa Jewelry. (source http://yafajewelry.com/)
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16 novembre 2012

Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain bracelet fetches $3.4 mn at Sotheby's Geneva auction

A detail of a conch pearl, enamel and diamond bracelet made in the 1920's by Cartier. AFP PHOTO / SOTHEBY'S. GENEVA (AFP).- A conch pearl and diamond bracelet that once belonged to Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain fetched 3.2 million Swiss francs (2.7 million euros, $3.4 million) at auction in Geneva on Wednesday, more than doubling reserve estimates. Spectators in a packed auction room at Sotheby's looked on as bids for the baby-pink and diamond-encrusted Cartier piece surpassed expectations, which had put the final sale price at... [Lire la suite]
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28 août 2012

Lacloche Frères. Art Deco Vanity Case. France, 1920's

Lacloche Frères. Art Deco Vanity Case. France, 1920's. Photo  by Zeit Fine Jewelry Rare, carved coral, enamel, gold, platinum and diamond Art Deco vanity case by LACLOCHE FRERES Paris. Zeit Fine Jewelry. 5 South Washash Ave. Chicago, IL, 60603 - Phone: 800.289.7866 - E-Mail: Swisstime@gmail.com 
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26 août 2012

J.E.Caldwell & Co. Carved Jade, Diamond, Platinum & Gold Necklace. USA. Circa 1920's

J.E.Caldwell & Co. Carved Jade, Diamond, Platinum & Gold Necklace. USA. Circa 1920's. Photo by Nadine Krakov Collection Elegant Art Deco necklace created by J.E. Caldwell & Co. in the 1920's. It features finest detailed carving on green jade medallions accentuated with baguette and single cut diamonds. Setting is made of platinum and yellow gold.The center part measures 2" vertically and 7/8" horizontally. It consists of a smaller top jade piece which is 1/2" by 7/8" and a larger bottom one which is... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2012

Jacket. China, 1920's.

Jacket. China, 1920's. Purple, cut velvet trimmed with black biais-cut satin. Height: 64.2 cm, Width: 134 cm. Museum number: T.5-1911. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images Jacket (gua).For a woman or a man. More likely for a man. Right-side fastening (6 black silk loop and knot buttons) in the pipa style closure, waist-length, long and tight sleeves. High stiffed collar in fashion during the 1920's. Purple self-patterned cut velvet ( floral motifs and lattice-pattern). A black biais-cut satin... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2011

Ruby & diamond blackamoor by Nardi. Italy, 1920's

Ruby & diamond blackamoor by Nardi. Italy, 1920's. photo by Vendome Inc 18kt gold, silver, ruby & diamond blackamoor signed by NARDI. Price $4,950 Vendome Inc. 1187 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93108. Phone: 805-969-5997 - E-Mail: vendomejewelry@cox.net
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28 décembre 2010

Mariano Fortuny Stencil Velvet Jacket, probably 1920's, Italy

Mariano Fortuny Stencil Velvet Jacket, probably 1920's, Italy. photo The Way We Wore Gold silk velvet with metallic stencil and silk lining. Label inside. Measurements:  Arm pit to arm pit - 34" flat ; Length Shoulder to hem front - 27.75"; Sleeve to sleeve across top of shoulders - 46.5"; Back length from neck - 26". Condition Excellent. Small area of deterioration at the neck lining that has been buffered with a similar fabric.. Sold. The Way We Wore, 334 S. La Brea Ave.... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2010

Fortuny Black Peplos Dress, 1920's, Italy

Fortuny Black Peplos Dress, 1920's, Italy. photo The Way We Wore Attached tunic to dress - peplos. Tan ceramic beads sewn into hem and on to shoulder and sides of tunic. Zig zag hem on tunic. Bottom of skirt front is shorter than back and has more than likely been shortened by the original owner. Probably from the 1920's.Bust - 28" (with stretch); Waist - 26"; Hip - 28"; Length - 55"; Shoulder to shoulder - 14"; Back Length - 57.5" - Price contact dealer Good condition. Pleats are... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2010

Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (Venice, Italy), Two Stenciled Cotton Panels, Italy, c.1920's

MariaMariano Fortuny y Madrazo, Stecnciled Cotton Panel, Italy, Circa 1920. photo The Lotus Collection in a Renaissance style design with a mottled grey background. height: 92"; width/length: 45". Price on application Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (Venice, Italy), Stenciled Cotton Panel, Italy, c.1920's. photo The Lotus Collection pale indigo cotton stenciled in silver flowers set inside a repeated diamond shape; height: 23"; width/length: 28". Price on application The Lotus... [Lire la suite]
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