10 juillet 2016

Sorelle Fontana gown from the 1950s

Sorelle Fontana gown from the 1950s
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07 juin 2016

Diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s

Lot 101. Diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s. Estimate 7,500 — 10,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500  GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as two birds, set with brilliant-cut diamonds of yellow and near colourless tint, size H, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French assay and maker’s marks Please note that the diamonds of yellow tint have not been tested for natural colour origin.  Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London | 06 Jun 2016
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07 juin 2016

Pair of diamond diamond ear clips-brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s

Lot 100. Pair of diamond diamond ear clips-brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 96,250  GBP. Photo: Sotheby's The two flowers detachable and can be worn as ear clips, set with brilliant-cut diamonds of yellow and near colourless tint, the stem set with baguette diamonds, French assay and maker’s marks, brooch pin deficient. Please note the diamonds of yellow tint have not been tested for natural colour origin. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2016

Diamond and fancy-coloured diamond brooch, 1950s

Lot 178. Diamond and fancy-coloured diamond brooch, 1950s. Estimate 30 000 — 40 000 GBP (38,124 — 50,832 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.  The rectangular open work brooch depicting a rising sun motif, millegrain set with a circular-cut fancy light pink diamond weighing 1.29 carats and a pear-shaped fancy intense blue diamond weighing 0.39 carat.  Accompanied by GIA reports no. 6177582527 stating that the 1.29 carat diamond is Fancy Light Pink, Natural Colour, SI1 Clarity and no.... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2016

Asia Week's big success: Joan B Mirviss LTD sells ninety-five percent of the exhibited works

Suda Seika II (1892-1971), Water jar with kutani polychrome glazing, 1950s. Glazed porcelain with lacquer cover, 5 x 7 in.  NEW YORK, NY.- With ninety-five percent of the exhibited works sold at Asia Week’s end and nearly a month before the exhibition’s close, Joan B Mirviss LTD could not be more pleased with the fervent reception of A Palette for Genius: Japanese Water Jars for the Tea Ceremony. This is the first-ever exhibition purely dedicated to showcasing the mizusashi, or water jar- even in Japan.... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2016

Hancocks at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Pierre Sterlé (1905–1978), Necklace, Paris, 1950s. Hancocks © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Diamonds in platinum. Length 45 cm.  The highly articulated necklace designed as a graduated double row ribbon twist encircling the neck with contrasting strands of sparkling round brilliant and icy baguette cut diamonds all set in platinum, it evokes suppleness and movement in its every curve and cleverly separates into two bracelets of different widths as well as a bandeau or tiara making it a wonderfully versatile piece... [Lire la suite]

03 janvier 2016

Balenciaga, 1950s Photo by Philippe Pottier

Balenciaga, 1950s. Photo by Philippe Pottier
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13 novembre 2015

Two emerald and diamond rings, René Boivin, 1950s

Two emerald and diamond rings, René Boivin, 1950s. Estimate 13,000 — 18,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Each of bombé design, respectively set to the centre with a heart-shaped emerald and diamond, further set with circular-cut emeralds and similarly and single-cut diamonds, each size H, signed René Boivin, French assay and partial maker's marks, case stamped René Boivin. Bibliography: Cf: Françoise Cailles, René Boivin Joaillier, Les Éditions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1994, page 169 for... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2015

Gold and ruby bracelet, 'Nid d'Abeilles', René Boivin, 1950s

Gold and ruby bracelet, 'Nid d'Abeilles', René Boivin, 1950s. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Composed of overlaping gold links, embellished with circular-cut rubies, length approximately 200mm, unsigned, French assay and partial maker's marks. Accompanied by a certificate from Françoise Cailles.  Bibliography: Cf.: Françoise Cailles, René Boivin joaillier, Paris, 1994, pgs. 285 and 315 for illustrations of similar 'Nid d'Abeilles' bracelets.  Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2015

Norman Parkinson in 1950s

Susan Abrahams for  British Vogue, June 1954. Photo Norman Parkinson Pat Marshall for British Vogue, September 1956. Photo Norman Parkinson   Photo Norman Parkinson in 1950s Photo Norman Parkinson in 1950s