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]

12 novembre 2015

Bijoux provenant de la succession de la Baronne Alain de Rothschild au profit du Mémorial de la Shoah

Baronne Alain de Rothschild, née Mary Chauvin du Treuil (1916-2013). Des bijoux et des robes provenant de la succession de la Baronne Alain de Rothschild, seront dispersés le mercredi 18 novembre 2015 à Drouot, au profit du Mémorial de la Shoah.Cette vente exeptionnelle, exposera une partie des plus belles piéces de la garde robe de la Baronne Alain de Rothschild ainsi qu'une centaine de bijoux crées par les plus grands joailliers tels que Verdura, Cartier, Chaumet, Van Cleef et René Boivin.Le Mémorial de la Shoah est issu du... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2013

Bijoux parisiens brings to Memphis rare jewel collection from the Petit Palais, Paris

Edouard Halouze, Advertisement for Van Cleef & Arpels, 1920. Gazette du bon ton Color lithograph on paper. Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, Inv.: LDUT 01255, Achat sur les arrérages du legs Dutuit, 2003. MEMPHIS, TN.- Bijoux parisiens: French Jewelry from the Petit Palais, Paris opened at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens bringing to Memphis iconic and inimitable jewels from the famous French houses of Fannière, Boucheron, Crouzet, Cartier, and others. The exhibition traces the fascinating story of French... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2013

Sapphire and diamond devant de corsage, late 19th century - Sothebys

Sapphire and diamond devant de corsage, late 19th century - Sothebys Of foliate and scroll design, set with an oval sapphire, cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, pendent loops to reverse. Estimation: 15,000 - 22,000 CHF PROPERTY OF A NOBLE FAMILY Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013 www.sothebys.com
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09 mai 2013

Sapphire and diamond devant de corsage, late 19th century - Sothebys

Sapphire and diamond devant de corsage, late 19th century - Sothebys Composed of floral and foliate motifs including lily of the valley, set with cushion-shaped and oval sapphires and rose diamonds, the cross motif later set with cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds. Estimation: 15,000 - 25,000 CHF PROPERTY OF A COUNTESS Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013 www.sothebys.com
09 mai 2013

Diamond devant de corsage, 1860s

Diamond devant de corsage, 1860s - Sothebys Designed as a floral spray suspending three detachable pampilles from knife-edge linking, set with cushion-, pear-shaped and rose diamonds, two sprays detachable, central flower head motif detachable, additional fittings deficient. Estimation: 57,000 - 75,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013 www.sothebys.com
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30 mars 2013

Ruby and Diamond devant de corsage, Late 19th Century

Ruby and Diamond devant de corsage, Late 19th Century - Sotheby's.   Designed as an articulated foliate spray surmounted by a bird of paradise, set with circular-cut and cushion-shaped rubies, one synthetic ruby, pear-shaped peridots, circular-cut and rose diamonds, detaches into four brooches. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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30 décembre 2012

Diamond Devant De Corsage

Diamond Devant De Corsage © Sotheby's This piece, signed by Vever, circa 1900, has remained in the same family collection for a century and is one of the most important pieces of French Belle Époque jewelry to come to the market in many years. It sold for 777,000 Swiss francs ($740,263). Designed as an articulated floral branch, it is set with cushion-shaped, circular and rose cut diamonds, the flower heads set en tremblant, mounted in silver, yellow and pink gold. It is from the Estate of Henriette de l'Espine, S.A.S. la... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2012

Diamond Devant De Corsage

Diamond Devant De Corsage © Sotheby’s The design of this mid-19th century brooch was inspired by nature. It sold for 75,400 Swiss francs ($71,835). It is from the estate of Henriette de l'Espine, S.A.S. la Princesse Louis de Croÿ.
15 décembre 2012

Diamond devant de corsage, Mid 19th Century

Diamond devant de corsage, Mid 19th Century - Photo Sotheby's Designed as a bow suspending detachable tassels, set with cushion-shaped, circular-cut and rose diamonds, later brooch fitting, French import marks. Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot. Vendu 25,000 GBP LITTERATURE: Cf: Peter Hinks, ‘Nineteenth Century Jewellery’, London 1975, page 49 for jewels of similar design which were created by jeweller Lemmonier for the Queen of Spain, similar examples can be found illustrated in the 1851 Great... [Lire la suite]
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