02 août 2015

An Art Nouveau aquamarine, glass, enamel and diamond "Thistles" corsage ornament, by René Lalique

An Art Nouveau aquamarine, glass, enamel and diamond "Thistles" corsage ornament, by René Lalique. Estimate $120,000 - $180,000. Price Realized $228,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 Centering upon a cushion-cut aquamarine, flanked on either side by a symmetrical articulated pair of thistles, made of sculpted bluish green tinted glass, within an openwork rose and old European-cut bow-shaped frame, decorated with green and blue enamel spiked stems, the reverse with gold engraving, mounted in 18k gold, circa 1905,... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2015

An Art Nouveau enamelled gold and glass "Thistles" corsage ornament, by René Lalique, circa 1903

An Art Nouveau enamelled gold and glass "Thistles" corsage ornament, by René Lalique, circa 1903. Estimate $150,000 - $200,000. Price Realized $363,200. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 Designed as lavender glass thistles, with undulating pale golden and pink enamel spiky leafage, with finely cast veining, joined by charcoal grey and olive green enamelled branches, mounted in gold, circa 1903, with French importation marks and jeweler's mark for René Lalique. Signed Lalique for René Lalique  ... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2015

Wartski at Masterpiece London 2015

A magnificent neo-classical gold fringe necklace by Eugene Fontenay, Paris, circa 1875. Wartski at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C1. A Pair of Antique Gold Earrings. French. Circa 1880. Wartski at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C1. in the form of pails suspended on movable gold chains from well wheel pulleys, the yellow gold pails finely chased to represent wooden staves, bound by platinum hoops.  A Gold, Enamel and Gem-Set Frame by Carl Fabergé. Workmaster: Johann Victor Aarne, St.... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2015

TIFFANY & CO. An Art Nouveau Gold, Enamel, and Diamond 'Pansy' Brooch

TIFFANY & CO. An Art Nouveau Gold, Enamel, and Diamond 'Pansy' Brooch. Estimate $5,000 - 7,000. Sold for $11,875. Photo courtesy Phillips. Designed as a flower, set to the center with a circular-cut diamond, enhanced by yellow, white, and burgundy enamel, mounted in 18K yellow gold, length 2 inches. Signed 'Tiffany & Co.' PHILLIPS, Jewels New York, 20 April 2015
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21 avril 2015

TIFFANY & CO. An Art Nouveau Gold, Enamel, and Diamond 'Pansy' Brooch

TIFFANY & CO. An Art Nouveau Gold, Enamel, and Diamond 'Pansy' Brooch. Estimate $5,000 - 7,000. Sold for $11,875. Photo courtesy Phillips. Designed as a flower, set to the center with a circular-cut diamond, enhanced by blue, white, and yellow enamel, mounted in 18K yellow gold, length 2 inches. Signed 'Tiffany & Co.' PHILLIPS, Jewels New York, 20 April 2015
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07 mars 2015

A La Vieille Russie at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

An Art Nouveau gold compact featuring rue anemones ornamented with cabochon sapphires surrounded by rose-cut diamonds, by Fabergé. Moscow, 1896-1908. A La Vieille Russie, Inc (stand 110). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Art Deco lapis lazuli, diamond and enamel drop earrings. A La Vieille Russie, Inc (stand 110). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015)


25 février 2015

René Lalique, Art Nouveau aquamarine pendant

René Lalique made his name as one of France’s foremost Art Nouveau jewellery designers and his jewels often featured aquamarines, such as this aquamarine pendant that is currently on display as part of the Maker & Muse exhibition at the Driehaus Museum in Chicago.
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25 février 2015

Art Nouveau aquamarine brooch by Georges Fouquet, Paris

Art Nouveau yellow gold brooch designed with a central aquamarine panel carrying an aquamarine drop, set between two green tourmalines, within enamelled ovals with diamonds, by Georges Fouquet, Paris. Available at Hancocks.
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16 février 2015

An Art Nouveau conch pearl and diamond brooch

An Art Nouveau conch pearl and diamond brooch. Estimate HK$80,000 – HK$96,000 ($10,330 – $12,396). Price Realized HK$97,990 ($12,653). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2004 Designed as an openwork old-cut diamond stylised wings with a central button-shaped conch pearl, suspending an ovoid conch pearl terminal, mounted in gold(conch pearls are later-added), circa 1900, 4.8 cm wide, with French assay marks for gold, in a green velvet fitted box with interior lining stamped « Le Palais-Royal de Fernandez Hno y Ca., Obispo 58y60,... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2014

Back on René Lalique Art Nouveau's jewelry sold at Christie's, 15 October 2002, New York

An exquisite Art Nouveau glass, enamel and baroque pearl "Salomé" brooch, by René Lalique. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The shield-shaped plaque centering upon a sculpted and carved iridescent greenish-blue glass maiden with flowing draped fabric, backed by a gold panel, within a graduated blue cloisonné and iridescent plique-à-jour enameled twin serpent frame, suspending a baroque pearl, mounted in gold, circa 1904-1905. Signed Lalique for René Lalique. The pearl has not been tested for natural origin. Estimate $80,000 -... [Lire la suite]