22 décembre 2018

Exhibition brings one of the world's most beautiful and extensive collections of jewelry to St. Petersburg

Jean Schlumberger (French, 1907–1987) for Tiffany & Co., manufacturer (American, founded 1853), Jellyfish, 1967, 18 karat gold, platinum, moonstones, diamonds, and sapphires - Platinum Petals, ca. 1952, 18 karat gold, white and yellow diamonds, and platinum - Blue Shell, 1957, 18 karat gold, platinum, diamonds, and sapphires, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Photo: Travis Fullerton. ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.- When independent,... [Lire la suite]

15 juin 2018

A sea shell brooch & a 'sea shells' bracelet, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co

Lot 184. A sapphire, diamond and colored diamond sea shell brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 22,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Image Ltd  2018 Designed as a circular-cut sapphire conch shell with diamond and yellow diamond swirl tip, extending pavé-set diamond and yellow gold foliage, circa 1957, 2 7/8 ins., mounted in platinum and gold. Signed Tiffany, Schlumberger The Collection of Peggy and David... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2017

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts exhibition to explore transformative power of jewelry, art objects

Jellyfish (La Méduse) (Brooch), 1967, Jean Schlumberger (French, 1907-1987, Designer), Tiffany and Company (American, founded 1837, Manufacturer), 18 karat gold, platinum, moonstone, diamond, sapphire, 3 × 2 3/4 × 3/4 in. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon (Photo by Travis Fullerton © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)  RICHMOND, VA.- Finding inspiration for his work in nature, the French-born designer Jean Schlumberger (1907–1987) created jewelry and accessories that transformed 20th-century fashion.... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2016

A diamond bangle bracelet, by Jean Schlumberger

Lot 254. A diamond bangle bracelet, by Jean Schlumberger. Estimate: $30,000–50,000. Price Realised  USD 161,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Set at the top with variously-sized circular-cut diamonds, extending five en tremblant circular-cut diamond flower blossoms, to the platinum and circular-cut diamond hinged bangle bracelet, circa 1940, 2 1/4 ins. diameter, in a Schlumberger black suede fitted case. Signed Schlumberger for Jean Schlumberger Note: This exceptional bangle is a rare and... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2016

A multi-gem and enamel 'parrot sabre' brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co.

Lot 313. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A multi-gem and enamel 'parrot sabre' brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co. Estimate CHF15,000 – CHF20,000 ($15,537 - $20,716). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.   Modelled as a parrot, the blue enamel body and yellow enamel tail to the pavé-set yellow sapphire head with ruby eye, black enamel beak and coral detail, 2000, 11.5 cm, mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co Schlumberger Accompanied by copy of a valuation... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A multi-gem flower brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co

Lot 306. Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen. A multi-gem flower brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co. Estimate CHF15,000 – CHF20,000 ($15,537 - $20,716). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Designed as a spray of flowers, each pavé-set with diamonds, to the yellow diamond, pear-shaped sapphire and emerald details, with a polished gold stem, 2000, 8.4 cm, mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger Accompanied by copy of a valuation dated 15 December 2000 from... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2016

Platinum and Diamond Double-Clip Pendant-Brooch, Jean Schlumberger, circa 1960

Lot 312. Platinum and Diamond Double-Clip Pendant-Brooch, Jean Schlumberger, circa 1960. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as a pair of stylized wings, centering two marquise-shaped diamonds weighing 5.28 and 5.22 carats, accented by round and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 6.00 carats, the detachable carrier further set with marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 4.00 carats, both clips signed Schlumberger; circa 1960. Provenance: The Collection of... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

An emerald and diamond brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co

Lot 514. From the Estate of Carroll Petrie. A Colombian emerald and diamond brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co. Estimate: $40,000 – $60,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 entering upon a cabochon emerald, measuring approximately 34.00 x 28.70 x 18.46 mm, within an overlapping circular-cut diamond ribbon surround, 2 1/2 ins., mounted in platinum and 18k gold. Signed Tiffany & Co., Schlumberger, with maker's mark Accompanied by report no. CS 71337 dated 29 October 2015 from the... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

A multi-gem, gold and platinum 'Jasmin' necklace, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co

Lot 514. From the Estate of Carroll Petrie. A multi-gem, gold and platinum 'Jasmin' necklace, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co. Estimate: $200,000 – $300,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The flexible tapering band, designed as interwoven circular-cut diamond and polished gold vines on X form links, set with oval and cushion-cut citrine, blue topaz, kunzite, morganite, sapphire, amethyst, and tanzanite, extending circular-cut diamond jasmine flowers with polished gold pistils and circular-cut... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2015

Christie's New York announces Magnificent Jewels: The Auction

Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced its upcoming schedule of Winter Jewelry sales in New York, starting with the live saleroom auction of Magnificent Jewels on December 10, and continuing with a companion online boutique of Holiday Jewels from December 11 – 21. Both venues offer a multitude of outstanding jewels at every price level, including fancy colored and colorless diamonds, rare gemstones, natural pearls, and signed creations from the most coveted jewelry houses. Auction highlights,... [Lire la suite]