08 avril 2019

Deux chefs-d'oeuvre emblématiques de deux périodes clés de l'histoire de la joaillerie chez Sotheby's Genève

Genève – Au mois de mai prochain à Genève, Sotheby’s offrira deux chefs-d’œuvre emblématiques de deux périodes clés de l’histoire de la joaillerie. Dans la foulée de la vente record des Bijoux Royaux de la Famille Bourbon-Parme en novembre dernier, ces deux bijoux jouissent d’une provenance prestigieuse : tous deux ont fait partie des collections de femmes influentes qui ont marqué leur temps par leur élégance et leur style. Le premier est un sublime collier Art Déco en émeraudes et diamants certainement créé par Van... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2019

Christie's to offer a historic Aquamarine and diamond tiara by Fabergé

Lot 267. A Rare Aquamarine and Diamond Tiara, Fabergé, 1904. Estimate: CHF 230,000–340,000 / $ 230,000-340,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. GENEVA.- Made in 1904 as a wedding gift from Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1882-1945) to his bride Princess Alexandra of Hanover and Cumberland (1882-1963), this Fabergé tiara is of symbolic design with forget-me-not flowers tied with ribbon bows, signifying true and eternal love, pierced by arrows representing cupid, a token of endearment,... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2018

Cleveland Museum of Art announces new acquisitions

CLEVELAND, OH.- Significant recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include The Violin Player, a 17th-century genre painting by Dirck van Baburen; a drawing by Johannes Stradanus, a Netherlandish artist at the Medici court in Florence; an important painting from 1973 by the African American artist Emma Amos; a masterfully carved and unique wooden Bow Stand of the Luba people of south-central Democratic Republic of Congo; and an exceptional, silver-gilt and enamel cigar box by Russian goldsmith Peter Carl... [Lire la suite]
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03 juin 2018

Sotheby's sale headlined by a rare Symbolist work on paper by avant-garde master Kazimir Malevich

LONDON.- On 5 June, Sotheby’s will bring to the market works by celebrated Russian artists and craftsmen from Malevich to Fabergé in the Russian Pictures and Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons Sales taking place in London. With consignments drawn from prestigious collections from around the world, the sales will offer a unique opportunity to purchase works by some of the most pre-eminent creators of Russian art.  RUSSIAN PICTURES  Lot 64. Kazimir Severinovich Malevich (1879-1935), The... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2018

A La Vieille Russie at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

A box in the form of a head of a hippopotamus, by Fabergé workmaster Michael Perchin, circa 1896. Carved bloodstone mounted in gold, the cover decorated with rococo scrolls and ribbon border, and with diamond thumbpiece. Length 8.9 cm (3.5 in.). A La Vieille Russie  (Stand 110). © TEFAF 2018 Provenance: Countess Zubov; A La Vieille Russie, Paris; Exhibited: A La Vieille Russie, New York, 'Fabergé', 1983, no. 452; St. Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum, Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs and London,... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2017

13 tiaras sold at Christie's

The Poltimore Tiara. Designed as a graduated line of cushion-shaped and old-cut diamond clusters alternating with diamond-set scroll motifs, each surmounted by old-cut diamond terminals, to the collet-set diamond line, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1870, 19.2 cm maximum diameter, convertible to a necklace and eleven brooches, with screwdriver and brooch fittings, in fitted blue leather case. Sold for £926,400 on 13 June 2006 at Christie’s in London. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006   A late 19th-century diamond... [Lire la suite]

10 octobre 2017

Sotheby's sale offers a unique insight into one of Britain's oldest and most cherished antique galleries

Lot 134. An impressive diamond necklace, in the 'Garland Style', early 20th century. Estimate: £240,000-£280,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- A remarkable collection of English and continental silver spanning over 500 years, exquisite vintage jewels and objects of vertu from the renowned antiques dealer, S.J. Phillips is to be offered for sale at Sotheby’s on 18 October 2017. Celebrating the rich and distinguished history of London’s oldest family-owned dealership, the sale will comprise some 260 prized lots... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2017

A La Vieille Russie moves to new 5th Ave. showroom

Late 18th century natural pearl and diamond spray brooch, with four drop pearls and diamond swags, mounted in silver. Probably from the Russian Crown Jewels. © A La Vieille Russie, New York NEW YORK, NY.- A La Vieille Russie, the renowned art and antiques gallery, founded in Kiev in 1851, will be moving this Fall to a new Manhattan location designed specifically to showcase its unparalleled collection of antique jewelry, Fabergé, and Russian works of art. After 56 years at the storied corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2017

Important Diamond Ring, Fabergé

Lot 1706. Important 13.21 carats D Colour, VS1 Clarity Pear-shaped Type IIa Diamond Ring, Fabergé. Estimate 6,250,000 — 7,500,000 HKD (764,355 - 917,226 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing 13.21 carats, embellished with circular-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold, signed FAB, numbered, British assay and maker's marks. Ring size: 5½  Accompanied by GIA report numbered 17426101, dated 2 March 2017, stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2016

Princess Alice of Battenberg's gem-set necklace by Fabergé,

A wedding gift from Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia to Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark (born Princess Alice of Battenberg). A gem-set necklace by Fabergé composed of graduated oval Ceylon sapphires bordered with diamonds alternating with diamond-set elements of inverted square form centred with a diamond. Signed with the initials of Albert Holmström, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917. Private Collection. Princess Alice of Greece and Denmark (born Princess of Battenberg) wearing the Fabergé necklace.