25 janvier 2014

Macklowe Gallery Jewelry at 60th Annual Winter Antiques Show

Art Deco Diamond, Emerald and Pearl Sautoir by Cartier and Mauboussin. Photo courtesy Macklowe Gallery. A French Art Deco platinum, diamond and natural pearl sautoir signed “Cartier Paris” with an emerald and diamond pendant marked “Mauboussin”. The overall length is 37” and has a removable section that enables it to be worn at a length of 33”. The seed pearl sautoir was made by Cartier for a French family around 1910. The necklace has 340 old European-cut and 16 rose-cut diamonds that have an approximate total weight of 7.65... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2013

An art deco diamond and sapphire bracelet, Oscar Heyman & Brothers, circa 1923

An art deco diamond and sapphire bracelet, Oscar Heyman & Brothers, circa 1923. Photo courtesy Bonhams Of geometric design, set throughout with transitional and square step cut-diamonds, with French-cut sapphire detail; centering three triangular-cut diamonds, weighing 2.87 carats total; with maker’s mark for Oscar Heyman & Brothers; no. 10517; estimated remaining total diamond weight: 24.60 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 7 1/8in. Estimate:  $30,000 – 60,000 Bonhams. 19 Jun 2013. New... [Lire la suite]

21 mai 2013

CARTIER. An Important Diamond Bracelet

CARTIER. An Important Diamond Bracelet – Photo courtesy of Symbolic & Chase Designed as two sections of stylised articulated lozenge-shaped links, connected by buckle-shaped sections, set with circular-cut diamonds, circa 1923, French assay marks for platinum, signed Cartier Paris, Londres, New York and numbered 01017.
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05 mai 2013

Diamond bracelet, René Boivin, 1923 - Sothebys

Diamond bracelet, René Boivin, 1923 - Sothebys Of stylised swag design, set with circular-cut diamonds, length approximately 155mm, French assay and indistinct maker’s marks, fitted case stamped René Boivin, 27 rue des Pyramides. Estimate:  62,000 – 86,000 CHF Accompanied by a certificate from Françoise Cailles. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013, www.sothebys.com
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21 juillet 2012

Paul Poiret, Coat "Mandarin", c.1923

Paul Poiret, Coat "Mandarin", c.1923. Black wool twill with chain-stitch embroidery of chrysanthemum, bird, and wave motifs; wing collar; lining of black "crêpe de Chine". Inventory Number(s): AC6382 89-18. ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Richard Haughton Like a picture, this wool coat is decorated with Beauvais embroidery all over. Fine chain stitch was used to create motifs of bamboo fences with chrysanthemums, cocks, pine trees, water patterns, clouds and waterfalls. The word "mandarin" originally meant a... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2012

Paul Poiret (French, 1879–1944), "Irudrée" Gown, ca. 1923. Silk, metal.

Paul Poiret (French, 1879–1944), "Irudrée" Gown, ca. 1923. Silk, metal. L. at center back 52 in. (132.1 cm). Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2007 (2007.146). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Paul Poiret's technical and commercial innovations were fundamental to the emergence and development of modernism. Yet despite ushering in the new movement, Poiret rejected its postwar embrace of the aesthetic of the engineer governed by functional rationality. In... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2011

Romain de Tirtoff, Erté (1892-1990), Au réveil du passé: l'Avenir, 1923

Romain de Tirtoff, Erté (1892-1990), Au réveil du passé: l'Avenir, 1923. photo Artcurial Gouache rehaussée d'or sur papier. Signée en bas à droite "Erté", titré numéroté et daté "Au réveil du Passé n° 674 L'Avenir , XII- 1923" et cachet Erté (Villa Excelsior Beausoleil) au dos, 38,70 x 28,20 cm (15,09 x 11 in.)Provenance : Ancienne collection de Madame Y., ParisSa vente "Théâtre, Ballet et Music-Hall", Hôtel Marcel-Dassault, Artcurial, Paris le 18 décembre 2001 Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan - Paris. Jeudi 13 octobre 2011.... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2009

Selection of Cartier jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels, New York

Ruby and diamond bracelet, Cartier, Circa 1925. photo Sotheby's Cushion-shaped and oval rubies weighing a total of approximately 62.00 carats, accented by half-moon-shaped, round, single-cut, baguette and epaulette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 9.60 carats, mounted in platinum, length 6 inches, signed Cartier, numbered 7223. Est. 200,000—300,000 USD - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  590,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 40639 stating that the rubies are of Burmese origin; Heat... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2009

'Cartier Treasures - King of Jewellers, Jewellers to Kings' @ Palace Museum, Pékin

Cartier, Panther Clip Brooch. From 1949. Sold to the Duchess of Windsor Last days to see this exhibition in Beijing ! Beijing's Palace Museum and Cartier present Cartier Treasures: King of Jewellers, Jewellers to Kings, an exhibition of Cartier masterpieces in the former Imperial Palace's Exhibition Hall of the Meridian Gate.More than 350 items, including Cartier Collection archives dating from the founding of Cartier through the 1970s, will be displayed. Partly dedicated to royal jewels, which earned Cartier its... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2009

Hommage à Marcel Proust, 1871 - 1922. Paris, N.R.F., 1923.

Hommage à Marcel Proust, 1871 - 1922. Paris, N.R.F., 1923. édition originale. In-8 (227 x 140 mm), broché, non coupé.Complet du catalogue Gallimard de 8 pp. sur papier bible. illustration : 12 reproductions photographiques hors texte sur papier couché. tirage : un des 330 exemplaires sur vélin pur fil. est. 120—150 EUR - Lot Sold :  350 EUR Sotheby's. A Select Collection of a Bookdealer- dilettante: Christophe d'Astier. 08 Apr 09. Paris www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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