25 août 2015

Victor Brauner in his atelier, Paris 1938 by Limot (Walter Lichtenstein)

Victor Brauner in his atelier, Paris 1938 by Limot (Walter Lichtenstein)
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12 août 2015

Cristobal Balenciaga, Dress, 1938

Cristobal Balenciaga (French, founded 1949), Dress, 1938. Cotton. Gift of Rodman A. Heeren. 72.112.144. The Museum at FIT 2012 © The Museum at FIT.
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12 août 2015

Cristobal Balenciaga, Evening dress, 1938

Cristobal Balenciaga (French, founded 1949), Evening dress, 1938. Black silk velvet. Gift from The Estate of Tina Chow. 91.255.2. The Museum at FIT 2012 © The Museum at FIT. From the moment Balenciaga opened his couture house in Paris in 1937, he created gowns inspired by those of the Infantas, the princesses of Spain's golden age. The padded hips, or panniers, combined with the rich black velvet (meticulously rendered in a cutwork leaf pattern and popular in the baroque era), further enhance the... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2015

A French Diamond Bracelet by Maison Boivin, 1938

A French Diamond Bracelet by Maison Boivin, 1938. © 2015 Lucas Rarities A French platinum bracelet set with round old-cut diamonds weighing approximately 13 carats in total, by Maison Boivin. With French assay marks for platinum and 18 karat gold on the tongue. Accompanied by a certificate of authentication from Françoise Cailles dating the piece to 1938 and attributing the original design to Juliette Moutard. Price on request Lucas Rarities
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19 avril 2014

Lacloche Frères. A Gold, Jade, and Enamel Bracelet, 1938

Lacloche Frères. A Gold, Jade, and Enamel Bracelet, 1938. Photo Phillips. Designed as four contoured polished gold links, accented by black enamel, interspersed by rectangular-cut jade, mounted in 18K yellow gold, length 7 1/2 inches. Signed 'Lacloche Freres Paris', with French assay marks. Estimate $6,000 - 8,000 Phillips. JEWELS NEW YORK 30 APRIL 2014 10AM - http://phillips.com/
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30 janvier 2014

1938 Jaguar SS100 3½-Litre roadster

1938 Jaguar SS100 3½-Litre roadster Châssis n° 39044 Moteur n° M523E. Estimation €380,000 - 440,000 (£310,000 - 360,000). Photo: Bonhams Lancée en 1936, la SS100 était la première vraie voiture à haute performance produite par SS Cars Limited et utilisait un moteur à soupapes en tête conçu par Weslake dans un châssis de SS1 raccourci. Aux yeux de William Lyons, le patron de SS Cars, l'apparition d'un moteur à soupapes en tête justifiait un nouveau nom pour la voiture qui raconta plus tard : 'J'ai tout de suite... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2013

Belperron, Paris

A pair of brooches, of Indian inspiration - 18ct gold, the flowing vine set with polished rubies and emerald beads, each inset with a coloured diamond. Belperron, Paris. Workmaster's mark - Groene et Darde. Unique creation. Date 1938. Request Further Information  http://www.peteredwardsjewels.com 
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05 mai 2013

Sapphire bracelet/watch, Ludo Hexagon, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1938

Sapphire bracelet-watch, Ludo Hexagon, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1938 - Sothebys The flexible band of honeycomb design, each link centring on a circular-cut sapphire, to a mystery set sapphire clasp concealing a cocktail watch, length approximately 180mm, dial signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker’s marks. Estimate:  29,000 – 43,000 CHF EXHIBITED: A similar 'Ludo Hexagon' bracelet watch set with aquamarines appeared in the exhibition Set in Style: The Jewelry... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2013

Sapphire bracelet-watch, "Ludo Hexagon", Van Cleef & Arpels, 1938

Sapphire bracelet-watch, "Ludo Hexagon", Van Cleef & Arpels, 1938 - Sotheby's The flexible band of honeycomb design, each link centring on a circular-cut sapphire, to a mystery set sapphire clasp concealing a cocktail watch, length approximately 180mm, dial signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker’s marks. Estimate:  29,000 – 43,000 CHF EXHIBITED: A similar 'Ludo Hexagon' bracelet watch set with aquamarines appeared in the exhibition Set in Style: The Jewelry... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2012

Diamond brooch, Cartier, 1938

Diamond brooch, Cartier, 1938. Photo Sotheby’s. Of flower head inspiration, the petals pavé-set with circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, to a cushion-shaped diamond pistil embellished with radiating baguettes and circular-cut stones of yellowish and brownish tints, mounted in platinum, signed Cartier London. 
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