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]
23 mars 2015

The Lauren Bacall collection

American actress Lauren Bacall. NEW-YORK - On March 31st and April 1st, Bonhams New York will auction The Lauren Bacall Collection, an extensive sale comprising the actress’s jewelry, faience, majolica, provincial furniture, tribal works of art, prints and paintings. Over 740 lots tell the story of Bacall’s personal life and studied carefulness in collecting, items that once adorned her Los Angeles home she shared with Bogart; her former country home in Amagansett, New York; and her final residence in New... [Lire la suite]