25 janvier 2016

A. Aardewerk Antiquair. Juwelier b.v. at TEFAF 2016

Tobacco jar. Gold and silver, 7.1 x 16 x 13 cm. Fully marked underneath and signed 'J.A. Bagnol fecit', Rotterdam, 1757. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 This tobacco jar was a gift from the city council to the town clerk, Jacob van Belle, Lord of Sleeuwijk, (27 October 1685-30 March 1762). The jar was presented to him by the city fathers (the board that advised the city council). Provenance: Jacob van Belle (27 October 1685-30 March 1762); Jacoba Catharina van Belle (20 January 1718-13 April 1798); Jacob... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2016

Art Nouveau enamel,diamond and conch pearl pendant brooch

Art Nouveau enamel,diamond and conch pearl pendant brooch.
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20 novembre 2015

An Art Nouveau Enamel and Diamond Brooch, circa 1905

An Art Nouveau Enamel and Diamond Brooch, circa 1905. Estimate 2,700 — 3,000 USD (2,520 — 2,800 EUR) © 1996-2015 Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers The diamond-set floral vines with sinuous whiplash tendrils suspending a trio of green plique-a-jour gingko leaves, mounted in silver and gold  Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Fall 2015. NOVEMBER 22, 2015, WINDSOR ARMS HOTEL, 18 St. Thomas Street, Toronto
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20 novembre 2015

An Art Nouveau Diamond, Pearl and Gold Pendant-Brooch, circa 1910

An Art Nouveau Diamond, Pearl and Gold Pendant-Brooch, circa 1910. Estimate 450 — 600 USD (420 — 560 EUR) © 1996-2015 Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers The openwork form composed of sinuous whiplash tendrils, trefoiled foliage and curled acanthus leaves, accented by a small pearl (not tested for natural origin), tiny rose-cut diamonds and a pair of old European-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18k gold Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Fall 2015. NOVEMBER 22, 2015, WINDSOR ARMS HOTEL, 18... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2015

An Art Nouveau Enamel, Diamond and Gold Pendant-Brooch, circa 1890

An Art Nouveau Enamel, Diamond and Gold Pendant-Brooch, circa 1890. Estimate 1,500 — 2,250 USD (1,400 — 2,100 EUR) © 1996-2015 Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers Depicting a sinuous wood nymph with pale brown enamel wings with green accents, amid a plique-a-jour brownish-taupe enamel ground embellished by a pair of bellflowers, and suspending an old European-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.40 carat, mounted in 18k gold  Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Fall 2015. NOVEMBER 22, 2015, WINDSOR... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2015

An Art Nouveau horn, natural pearl and diamond hair comb, by Lalique

An Art Nouveau horn, natural pearl and diamond hair comb, by Lalique. Estimate CHF38,000 – CHF58,000 ($38,324 - $58,494). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Set with three baroque-shaped natural pearls and old-cut diamond surmounts, each suspended within a carved ivy mottled surround, to the horn comb, 1904-1906, 9.8 cm, in brown leather Lalique case. Signed Lalique  Accompanied by report no. 81705 dated 1 September 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the pearls are natural... [Lire la suite]
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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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