01 septembre 2015

Shanghainese Deco: Vanities in the Roaring Twenties at the Liang Yi Museum

Vanity box, Cartier, 1920s © 2015 Liang Yi Museum. Compact. Lacloche, around 1925. Gold, enamel, diamonds and mother-of-pearl with internal mirror. © 2015 Liang Yi Museum Vanity box. China (Qing dynasty), 17th century. Huanghuali with coral and ivory inlays. © 2015 Liang Yi Museum. Nécessaire. Cartier, around 1930. Gold, toirtoiseshell, lacquer, lapis-lazuli and turquoise with internal mirror. © 2015 Liang Yi Museum. A minaudière by Van Cleef & Arpels with mirror and lipstick, 1925, coated in red enamel with a... [Lire la suite]

07 mai 2015

Superb gem set vanity case, Cartier, 1925

Superb gem set vanity case, Cartier, 1925. Estimate 110,000 — 160,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's The octagonal gold box decorated with white enamel wave motifs, mother-of-pearl inlay, and black enamel, the terminals covered in carved coral flowers, seed pearls, cabochon emeralds, and circular-, single-cut and rose diamonds, each end opening to reveal a powder compartment, the length opening on two sides to reveal a compartment, a lipstick holder and a fold out mirror, dimensions approximately 120 x 45 x... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2015

Paul Kasmin Gallery explores Brancusi's influence on the first generation of American Minimalists

Constantin Brancusi, 'Jeune Fille Sophistiquée', 1928. Polished bronze, 21 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. Edition 3 of 5 (from a edition of 5) Edition cast by Susse Fondeur, Paris, in 2013. Photo: Elisabeth Bernstein, Courtesy of Paul Kasmin Gallery. NEW YORK, NY.- Paul Kasmin Gallery presents Brancusi: Pioneer of American Minimalism, on view at 515 West 27th Street from May 7 – July 10, 2015. The exhibition is an articulation of the artist’s immense influence on the first generation of American Minimalists and will include... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

Rosenberg & Co. opens with inaugural exhibition of Impressionist and Modern works

Georges Braque, Lemons and Cup, 1925. Courtesy Rosenberg & Co.  NEW YORK, NY.- Rosenberg & Co. announces the gallery’s public opening on March 7, 2015. Established on the upper east side of Manhattan by Marianne Rosenberg, the gallery continues the Rosenberg family’s distinguished tradition of exhibiting an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and contemporary artists.  Marianne Rosenberg’s great-grandfather Alexandre Rosenberg (d. 1913), grandfather Paul Rosenberg (d. 1959),... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2015

Hancocks at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Lacloche Frères, Art Deco Chinoiserie Desk Clock, Paris, circa 1925. Mother-of-pearl, carved coral, black lacquer, rose quartz, carved agate, blue enamel and diamonds. Dial decoration by Vladimir Makovsky. Hancocks (stand 243).  TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Though the art of inlay was primarily credited to Far Eastern artisans in the Art Deco period, one European craftsman, the Russian Vladimir Makovsky (1884-1966), is known to have practiced the technique with as much... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2014


Suzanne Belperron. The Duchess of Windsor's Chalcedony Suite, Circa 1935. A necklace composed of a double-strand of chalcedony beads and a large flower head clasp with articulated carved blue chalcedony petals centering a cluster of cabochon sapphires, embellished by old-European-cut diamond trim; with French assay marks, set in platinum • 15 round diamonds • 8 cabochon sapphires • With maker’s mark • Length: 14 inches, flower clasp diameter: 2 1⁄8 inches. Belle Époque Diamond and Rock Crystal Corsage Ornament by Cartier, Paris,... [Lire la suite]

18 juin 2014

René Lalique (1860-1945), Vase "Cluny" dit aussi "Deux masques et anses en bronze"

René Lalique (1860-1945), Vase "Cluny" dit aussi "Deux masques et anses en bronze". Photo Ader SVV Modèle créé le 7 septembre 1925, non repris après 1947. Rare et exceptionnel vase en verre fumé soufflé moulé présentant, en applications, deux masques de Médusa en verre moulé pressé, collés à chaud et achevés en un polissage évoquant une patine antique. La monture, formant anses et figurant la chevelure de serpents des deux représentations mythologiques, est exécutée en bronze finement ciselé et patiné brun sombre... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2014

R. LALIQUE Necklace, "Muguet" the glass c. 1925

R. LALIQUE Necklace, "Muguet" the glass c. 1925. Photo courtesy Rago Arts and Auction Center composed of two Muguet pendants and three Muguet beads, all in pale green opalescent glass, mounted later in 14 karat gold as a chatelaine necklace. Two pendants molded R. LALIQUE, one with minor chips. M p. 582, No. 1666 and 1667, p. 559, No. B. Length of larger pendant: 2 1/8".
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27 février 2014

Cartier. An Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, circa 1925

Cartier. An Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, circa 1925. Via FD Gallery, www.fd-inspired.com
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25 janvier 2014

Wartski Jewelry at 60th Annual Winter Antiques Show

An Enamel and Gem-set Bracelet by Carlo Giuliano, English, circa 1860-1863. Photo courtesy Wartski A graduated gold bracelet centred by an enamel lozenge decorated with a raised gold cupid in front of a turquoise blue background with hand painted foliate design, the enamel highlighted with rose cut diamonds, the lozenge framed by a black champlevé enamel and pearl border. A glazed compartment is located behind the central plaque. Signed ‘C.G.’ to the clasp and behind the enamel plaque. The cupid is positioned as if he were... [Lire la suite]