16 avril 2015

"Adolfo Wildt (1868-1931) : Le dernier symboliste" au musée de l'Orangerie

Adolfo Wildt (1868-1931) : Le dernier symboliste. Affiche PARIS - Ce sculpteur italien, proche du mouvement Liberty et du symbolisme, a su élaborer un langage ou l'expressionnisme se mêle aux réminiscences de l'art antique, de la Renaissance, mais aussi néogothiques, dans un équilibre inédit entre la force expressive du modèle et la grâce de motifs purement décoratifs. Etranger au monde des avant-gardes, Wildt connut un succès critique controversé, tant en raison des sujets de ses oeuvres parfois obscurs, que de... [Lire la suite]

17 juin 2014

Some Pagoda brocches

Platinum diamond and emerald brooch of a shrine. C.1927.The architecture, which is entirely carried out in diamonds of various cuts - circular, emerald, baton - culminating in the trapezoid shaped stones at the apex of the roof, encloses a carved emerald Buddhist divinity raised up on steps. Diamond and emerald Pagoda brooch, Janesich, circa 1925. Photo Sotheby’s.Designed as a pagoda with stylized columns and upturned eaves, set with baguette, square-shaped, trapeze-cut, triangular-shaped, single-cut and rose-cut diamonds... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2014

Day and Night Vanity Case, Cartier Paris, 1927

Day and Night Vanity Case, Cartier Paris, 1927. Photo courtesy of Cartier. Yellow gold, platinum, two mother-of-pearl plaques with a daytime and a night-time landscape, a ruby half-cabochon (rising sun) and a sapphire cabochon (moon), gems, hardstone, nephrite, carnelian, baguette- and rose-cut diamonds, black enamel.The interior fitted with a mirror, two covered compartments, a lipstick holder, and a place for a comb.The landscapes are attributed to Vladimir Makovsky. Makovsky (1884–1966) was a Russian who moved to Paris where he... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2013

Art Deco bracelet, Mauboussin, Paris. 1927

Art Deco bracelet, Mauboussin, Paris. 1927. Photo courtesy Peter Edwards Jewels A platinum mounted bracelet. Set with jade, chalcedony, amethyst and diamonds. Highlighted with blue enamel. £45,000 - Request Further Information http://www.peteredwardsjewels.com 
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05 août 2013


Platinum, Diamond, and Emerald Necklace. composed of Art Deco elements, centering a bezel-set old mine-cut diamond measuring approx. 8.89 x 8.20 x 5.32 mm and weighing approx. 2.50 cts., approx. total diamond wt. 19.00 cts., cultured and mabe pearl highlights, lg. 15 1/2 in., completed by a clasp signed Cartier NY. Cartier powder compact, 1927 yellow and rose gold, diamonds set in platinum, red and black enamel. The cover is set with a mother of pearl, gold, malachite, lapis lazuli marquetry by Vladimir Makowsky. Carved... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2013

Geometric design chloromelanite bracelet, Jean Fouquet, Paris, c. 1927

Geometric design chloromelanite bracelet, Jean Fouquet, Paris, c. 1927. Photo Hancocks Striking geometric bracelet designed as five chloromelanite panels of rectangular cut-cornered form each with a circular cut-out centre inbetween fluted white gold spacers Jean Fouquet, Paris circa 1927. Price on requestMASTERPIECE London. Hancocks. 52 & 53 Burlington Arcade London, W1J 0HH United Kingdom. T +44 20 74 93 89 04 - M +44 7850 555 555 - F +44 20 74 93 89 05 - info@hancocks-london.com - http://www.hancocks-london.com/
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05 mai 2013

Diamond bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1927 - Sothebys

Diamond bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1927 - Sothebys Composed of a series of oval links alternating with rectangular plaques, pavé-set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, embellished down the centre with a row of carré-cut diamonds, length approximately 190mm, signed Van Cleef Arpels and numbered, French assay marks. Estimate:  57,000 – 75,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013, www.sothebys.com
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03 février 2013

Evening coat, ca.1927

Evening coat, ca.1927. French; silk, plastic, glass. Length at CB: 42 1/2 in. (108 cm). Gift of Mrs. Frank A. McHugh in memory of her mother, Mrs. Charles J. Wright, 1979. Accession Number: 1979.371a, b. © 2000–2013 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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26 décembre 2012

Cartier London, 1927, Borne Desk Clock

Cartier London, 1927, Borne Desk Clock. with Strut Platinum, gold, silver plated, ruby cabochons, rose-cut diamonds, rock crystat, carved jade, blue enamel 9.8 x 7.95 cm
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10 septembre 2012

Car first owned by 1940s screen icon Margaret Lockwood sold for £51,750 at Bonhams

The 1938 Delage D6-70 Tourer, in striking red-and-black paintwork, was purchased by the actress directly from the Delage stand at the 1938 Motor Show. Sold for £51,750. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- The car bought new by 1940s star of stage and screen Margaret Lockwood (1916 – 1990) with one of her first film pay cheques was offered for sale at the Bonhams Beaulieu Sale in Hampshire on Saturday 8th September – one week before what would have been her 96th birthday. The 1938 Delage D6-70 Tourer, in striking red-and-black paintwork,... [Lire la suite]