20 août 2018

S. J. Shrubsole, Corp., Stand 334 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

Francis Leake, A Charles II antique tankard, London, 1673. Silver-Gilt. Height 17.1 cm (6.7 in.). Fully Hallmarked. Image courtesy S. J. Shrubsole, Corp. / Stand 334. This tankard was given as a Bequest by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Engraved with the Latin inscription “Legatum Amicissimi Reverandissimi in Christo Patris Thomae Nuper Cantuar Archiepi”. The inscription relates to a bequest in the will of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, dated 1715: “I give and bequeath unto the Rt. Rev. Father in... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2017

Véronique Bamps at Masterpiece London 2017

Van Cleef & Arpels, "Ludo Hexagone" clip brooches and bracelet, 18K gold, diamonds, circa 1935. Véronique Bamps, Stand A 28 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Lalique. Circa 1900, Art-Nouveau Brooch designed as a chrysanthemum in enameled gold, plique-à-jour enamel, moulded glass and diamonds. Véronique Bamps, Stand A 28 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Audouard. Circa 1850, Brooch designed as a posy in enameled gold set with old brilliant cut diamonds and garnets in the rosebuds. Véronique Bamps,... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2017

Important antique jewellery and silver at Masterpiece London 2017

LONDON - Two leading London dealers, Koopman Rare Art and S.J. Phillips Ltd, are both exhibiting at Masterpiece London 2017, the prestigious art and antiques fair, which opens next week June 29 (press day Wednesday June 28). A set of four exceptionally illustrious candlesticks made by the silversmith Paul Crespin after a design by William Kent (1685-1748) is just one of the many highlights on display on Koopman Rare Art’s stand (C29) at the forthcoming prestigious Masterpiece London 2017 Fair.  Considered to be the earliest... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Véronique Bamps at TEFAF Maastricht 2017

Cartier. Twin tiger bracelet, Paris, circa 1990. Gold, diamonds, onyx and emeralds. Signed 'Cartier' © Véronique Bamps Archaeological revival earrings, circa 1870. Gold and diamonds © Véronique Bamps Tiffany & Co. Orchid brooch, New York, 1890. Gold, enamel and diamond. Height 7.3 cm. Signed 'Tiffany & Co' © Véronique Bamps Jean Dunand (Lancy 1877-1942 Paris), Ring, Paris, circa 1930. Silver and lacquer. Signed 'Jean Dunand' © Véronique Bamps Suzanne Belperron, Cattail brooch, Paris, between 1945 and 1955. White... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2016

VÉRONIQUE BAMPS at Masterpiece London 2016

Tiffany & Co. Rare brooch circa 1890 designed as an orchid in enameled gold and one old brilliant cut diamond. Price on request. Courtesy Véronique Bamps. Castellani, circa 1880 necklace in archaeological revival style in yellow gold, cabochon cut rubies and natural pearls. Price on request. Courtesy Véronique Bamps. A similar necklace from the estate of Augusto Castellani's Granddaughter belongs to the collections of the Capitoline Museums in Rome. Cartier. Bangle bracelet in yellow gold... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2016

Véronique Bamps at TEFAF 2016

Castellani, Necklace in archaelogical revival style, Rome, circa 1880. Gold, natural pearls and cabochon cut rubies. Véronique Bamps at TEFAF 2016. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 René Boivin (1864-1917), Pair of ear-clips designed as starfishes, Paris, circa 1950. Gold, cabochon cut sapphires, facetted sapphires. Diameter 3.5 cm. Véronique Bamps at TEFAF 2016. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Véronique Bamps (stand 274) - Directors: Véronique Bamps, Thierry Bamps, Michel Osipenco  A... [Lire la suite]

22 avril 2014

An emerald and eighteen karat gold Chi Rho brooch, Castellani, circa 1860

An emerald and eighteen karat gold Chi Rho brooch, Castellani, circa 1860. Photo Freemans centering a carved emerald measuring approximately 16.00 x 14.00mm, depicting the face of Jesus, accented by sugarloaf and heart-shaped emeralds, with rope borders; maker's mark for Castellani. L: 2 1/2 in., 19.7 dwt. Estimate $15,000-25,000  Freemans. JEWELRY & WATCHES. Monday, May 5 at 12 noon - http://www.freemansauction.com/
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12 mars 2014

Castellani, Années 1850, pendentif micromosaïque

Castellani, Années 1850, pendentif micromosaïque. Photo Tajan. Il est en forme de croix fleuronnée. Il est rehaussé de micromosaïques à décor de cerf, aigle et fleurs de lys sur fond bleu. Les branches sont ornées de micromosaïques blanches et des trois lettres PER. Travail italien monogrammé. Il peut se porter en broche. Poids brut : 30,7 gr. Dimensions : 5,5 x 5,5 cm. Estimated Price: €12,000 - €15,000 A micro-mosaic and gold pendant by CASTELLANI circa 1850. Tajan. 12 mars 2014. 37, rue des Mathurins Paris, 75008... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2012

Broche à motifs de fleurs. Attribué à Fortunato Pio Castellani (Rome, 6 mai 1794 - 1er février 1865), vers 1835-1837

Broche à motifs de fleurs. Attribué à Fortunato Pio Castellani (Rome, 6 mai 1794 - 1er février 1865), vers 1835-1837. photo Kohn  Or , argent et saphirs. H. 9 cm, L. 5 cm. Lot 104. Estimation : 30 000 / 40 000 €PROVENANCE: Collection Prince Marc Antoine BorghèsePar primogéniture, collection des Princes Borghèse jusqu'au Prince Scipion Borghèse (1871−1927)Collection Théodora Martini, seconde épouse du Prince Scipion BorghèseCollection de Loredana Chilesotti, fi lle de Théodora Martini et de... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2011

Castellani. Gold and Blue Enamel Fringe Necklace

Castellani. Gold and Blue Enamel Fringe Necklace.  Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  15 ct., 21st century, signed Castellani, ap. 28.5 dwt. Length 15 5/8 inches. Rich bright yellow gold. Good condition. Width 11/16" & 1/2". Estimate $2,000-3,000 Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry - Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 10am. www.doylenewyork.com
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