20 septembre 2017

An Art Nouveau enamel band ring, by René Lalique

Lot 5. An Art Nouveau enamel band ring, by René Lalique. Estimate CHF 3,500 - CHF 5,000 (USD 3,660 - USD 5,228). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The gold band chased with flowerheads within a foliate surround, applied throughout with multicoloured enamel, circa 1900, ring size 4 ¼, mounted in gold, in René Lalique case. Signed Lalique. Note: Cf. S. Barten, René Lalique: Schmuck und Objets d’Art, 1890-1910, Munich, Prestal-Verlag, 1977, p. 460, ill. 1307 for a similar ring ... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2017

An Art Nouveau enamel and diamond bracelet, by René Lalique

Lot 4. An Art Nouveau enamel and diamond bracelet, by René Lalique. Estimate CHF 25,000 - CHF 35,000 (USD 26,140 - USD 36,596). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The three articulated curved panels in black enamel, applied with green and yellow wood anemones and diamond accents, 1902-1904, 16.0 cm, with French assay marks for gold. Signed Lalique, with maker's mark for René Lalique Note: Cf. M. Rivière, 'Le Bracelet revient à la Mode', Femina, 1904, p. 261 for the illustration of a similar... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2017

An Art Nouveau pearl and enamel pendent-brooch, by Henri Vever

Lot 53. An Art Nouveau pearl and enamel pendent-brooch, by Henri Vever. Estimate CHF 18,000 - CHF 22,000 (USD 18,774 - USD 22,946). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Modelled as a stylised wisteria branch, the surmount applied with white enamel and green window enamel leaves, to the articulated pearl drops, 1900, 11.0 cm, with French assay mark for gold. Signed Vever Paris, no. 2429 Please note that the pearl has not been tested for natural origin. Literature: H. Vever, La Bijouterie Française... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2017

An Art Nouveau enamel and pearl pendent necklace, by Henri Vever

Lot 52. An Art Nouveau enamel and pearl pendent necklace, by Henri Vever. Estimate CHF 12,000 - CHF 15,000 (USD 12,516 - USD 15,645). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Modelled as four maple samaras in green window enamel, with pearl accents, circa 1900, 11.5 cm, with French assay marks for gold. Unsigned. Accompanied by an authenticating photograph dated 26 May 1981 from Vever Joaillier. Please note that the pearl has not been tested for natural origin. Provenance: Michel Perinet ... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2017

An Art Nouveau enamel, diamond and pearl pendent necklace, by Henri Vever

Lot 51. An Art Nouveau enamel, diamond and pearl pendent necklace, by Henri Vever. Estimate CHF 12,000 - CHF 15,000 (USD 12,516 - USD 15,645). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Centering a varicoloured enamelled medallion depicting the profile of Cybele, set within an openwork foliate surround with diamond accents and green window enamel leaves, suspending a pearl drop, circa 1905, pendant 11.5 cm, chain 45.0 cm, with French assay marks for gold. Signed Vever Bottée Please note that the pearl... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2017

Christie's presents Beyond Boundaries - Magnificent Jewels from a European Collection - From Art Nouveau to Art Déco

An Art Nouveau ‘wasp’ pendant necklace, by René Lalique. Estimate: SFr.80,000-120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 New York/Geneva/Paris – As announced at the end of July, Christie’s has been entrusted with the sale of masterworks from an important European private collection, Beyond Boundaries: Avant-Garde Masterworks from a European Collection which will be offered throughout the second half of 2017 in New York, Geneva and Paris. This ground-breaking collection was assembled by a couple with a keen eye for... [Lire la suite]

21 novembre 2016

An Art Nouveau Gem-set Hair Ornament, by R. Leclerc, circa 1915

Lot 615. An Art Nouveau Gem-set Hair Ornament, by R. Leclerc, circa 1915. Estimate HK$ 120,000 - 180,000 (€15,000 - 22,000). Photo: Bonhams. The dragonfly with finely carved translucent horn wings accented by four cabochon moonstones, the legs clasping a kite-shaped citrine, signed R. Leclerc, hat pin detachable, width 17.1cm  Bonhams. RARE JEWELS & JADEITE, 30 Nov 2016, 15:00 HKT - HONG KONG, ADMIRALTY
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08 septembre 2016

Epoque Fine Jewels à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Oiseau de Paradis de Cartier. Sertie de brillants, saphirs et émeraude, montée sur platine et or. Signée 'Cartier Paris' et numérotée. Pods total des saphirs: 20 ct. ; Poids des diamants: 11,20 ct. © Epoque Fine Jewels, Belgium An important sapphire, emerald and diamond bird of paradise brooch by Cartier, mounted in platinum and gold. Signed 'Cartier Paris' and numbered. Paris, circa 1950. Total sapphire weight: 20 cts ; Total diamond weight: 11,20 cts. © Epoque Fine Jewels, Belgium Collier d’inspiration orientale de Van Cleef... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2016

Maurice Pierre André Daurat, Art Nouveau Grasshopper Pendant, French, circa 1910

Maurice Pierre André Daurat, Art Nouveau Grasshopper Pendant, French, circa 1910. Gilded silver, turquoise & pearl. 
20 août 2016

Luis Masriera, Art Nouveau Grasshopper Tiara, Spain

Luis Masriera, Art Nouveau Grasshopper Tiara, Spain; pearls, rubies, diamonds, enamel, gold.
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