11 novembre 2019

Art Deco sapphire, diamond and onyx cuff

Lot 237. Art Deco sapphire, diamond and onyx cuff. Estimate CHF 120,000 - CHF 180,000 (USD 120,000 - USD 180,000). Price realised CHF 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Cabochon sapphires, circular-cut diamonds, onyx curved panels, circa 1920, inner circumference 16.8 cm, grey fitted case. Note: GEORGES FOUQUET Widely considered one of the pioneers and finest jewellers of the Art Nouveau movement, Georges Fouquet, unlike his rival Lalique, preferred to express himself... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2019

Les grands noms de la joaillerie chez Christie’s Paris - Le 5 décembre 2019

Bracelet Art Déco corail, émail et diamants, Cartier. Estimation €150,000-200,000 © Christie’s images Ltd 2019 Paris –Le 5 décembre, Christie’s proposera une vente de Joaillerie qui mettra à l’honneur les grands noms de la joaillerie à l’instar de René Boivin et Suzanne Belperron, Georges Fouquet et Jean Després, ainsi qu’une sélection de bijoux signés de la place Vendôme. La vente est composée de 267 lots dont l’estimation globale est comprise entre 3,700,000 € et 5,085,000 €. Violaine d’Astorg, Directrice du département... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2019

Unique Art Deco multi-gem and enamel cuff, Georges Fouquet

Lot 236. Unique Art Deco multi-gem and enamel cuff, Georges Fouquet. Estimate CHF 150,000 - CHF 250,000 (USD 150,000 - USD 250,000). Price realised CHF 237,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Cabochon emerald, rectangular-shaped orange topazes, single-cut diamonds, black enamel, gold (French marks), 1925, inner circumference 16.4 cm, signed G. Fouquet, maker's mark, no. 19404, brown G. Fouquet fitted case. Literature: Cf. S. Raulet, Bijoux Art Déco, Paris, Éditions du Regard, 1984, p.... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2018

Art Nouveau. Its beginnings, influences and original nature explored at the Art Museum Riga Bourse

Jūlijs Straume (1874–1970). Pattern sketch for a decorative fabric Peacocks. Detail. 1906. Paper, tempera. Collection of the Latvian National Museum of Art. Photo: Normunds Brasliņš RIGA.- The exhibition Art Nouveau. Its Beginnings, Influences and Original Nature dedicated to Latvia’s Centenary is on view at the Art Museum Riga Bourse in Riga (Doma laukums 6) from 4 May to 5 August 2018. Within the landscape of global art, Latvia has written an enduring story with its brilliant examples of Art Nouveau. By... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2017

An Art Nouveau opal, diamond and enamel 'Cedars' pendent necklace, by Georges Fouquet

Lot 72. An Art Nouveau opal, diamond and enamel 'Cedars' pendent necklace, by Georges Fouquet. Estimate CHF 120,000 - CHF 180,000 (USD 120,369 - USD 180,554). Price realised CHF 480,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Modelled as an openwork diamond-set cascade between opal panels, to the textured gold cedar surmount, suspending a baroque pearl, with cable-link chain, 1901, pendant 11.5 cm, chain 52.0 cm, mounted in gold, in Georges Fouquet fitted case. Signed G. Fouquet. Please note that the... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2017

An Art Nouveau opal, enamel and pearl pendent necklace, by Georges Fouquet

  Lot 71. An Art Nouveau opal, enamel and pearl pendent necklace, by Georges Fouquet. Estimate CHF 120,000 - CHF 180,000 (USD 120,369 - USD 180,554). Price realised CHF 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Modelled as a rural landscape, the enamel river and trees underneath an opal sky, to the enamel foliate surround with seed pearl accents, suspending a baroque pearl, circa 1900, pendant 8.5 cm, chain 66.0 cm, with French assay marks for gold. Signed G. Fouquet, no. 10399 Please... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2017

Christie's presents Beyond Boundaries - Magnificent Jewels from a European Collection - From Art Nouveau to Art Déco

Lot 45. An Art Nouveau ‘wasp’ pendant necklace, by René Lalique. Estimate: SFr.80,000-120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 New York/Geneva/Paris – As announced at the end of July, Christie’s has been entrusted with the sale of masterworks from an important European private collection, Beyond Boundaries: Avant-Garde Masterworks from a European Collection which will be offered throughout the second half of 2017 in New York, Geneva and Paris. This ground-breaking collection was assembled by a couple with a keen... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2017

Sparkling gems, luxurious materials, and superb craftsmanship on view at the Joslyn Art Museum

OMAHA, NE.- Throughout history, jewelry has served both functional and decorative purposes, reflecting not only the patron’s particular values and interests, but also the social, political, and economic circumstances of the time and place of its creation. In France, Paris has long been considered a center of innovation in fashion, the visual arts, and jewelry production. Bijoux Parisiens charts the course of jewelry design in France over four centuries, tracking the country’s evolving jewelry aesthetic as it responded to... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2017

Epoque Fine Jewels. Stand 71b. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Bird of paradise brooch, Cartier, Paris, circa 1950. Courtesy Epoque Fine Jewels Sapphire, emerald and diamond mounted in platinum and gold. Total sapphire weight: circa 20 cts. Total diamond weight: circa 11.20 cts. Signed 'Cartier Paris' and numbered. Art Nouveau 'chaîne de corsage’, Georges Fouquet (1862-1957), jeweller & Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939), graphic artist, Paris, circa 1900. Courtesy Epoque Fine Jewels Detail of the Art Nouveau 'chaîne de corsage’.... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2016

Epoque Fine Jewels à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Oiseau de Paradis de Cartier. Sertie de brillants, saphirs et émeraude, montée sur platine et or. Signée 'Cartier Paris' et numérotée. Pods total des saphirs: 20 ct. ; Poids des diamants: 11,20 ct. © Epoque Fine Jewels, Belgium An important sapphire, emerald and diamond bird of paradise brooch by Cartier, mounted in platinum and gold. Signed 'Cartier Paris' and numbered. Paris, circa 1950. Total sapphire weight: 20 cts ; Total diamond weight: 11,20 cts. © Epoque Fine Jewels, Belgium Collier d’inspiration orientale de Van Cleef... [Lire la suite]