05 mai 2018

Vanity case 'Persian Mosque', ca. 1929, by Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York

Vanity case 'Persian Mosque', ca. 1929, by Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Mother-of-pearl, hardstone, enamel, gold, diamonds, platinum. L x W x D: 8.2 × 5.8 × 1.8 cm. Black, Starr & Frost; mosaic signed "M" for Makovsky. Lent by private collection. Accession Number 13.2016.57 © Cooper Hewitt Museum.

01 mai 2018

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case 'Landscape', ca. 1929

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case 'Landscape', ca. 1929, carved hardstone, carved and tinted mother-of-pearl, enamel, gold, diamonds, platinum, mirrored plate glass. L x W x D: 8.3 × 5.7 × 1.9 cm. Signed Black Starr & Frost. Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewitt
30 avril 2018

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case, Landscape, ca. 1929

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case, Landscape, ca. 1929, mother-of-pearl, rose-cut diamonds, square-cut rubies, enamel, 18-karat gold, platinum, mirrored plate glass. L x W x D: 7.4 × 4.8 × 1.3 cm. English importation marks. Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewitt
17 février 2018

Diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York

Lot 348. 16.98 carats, D color, VVS1 clarity Diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York. Estimate 900,000 — 1,000,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,552,000 USD. Photo Sotheby’s. The emerald-cut diamond weighing 16.98 carats, flanked by 2 tapered baguette diamonds weighing approximately .70 carat, mounted in platinum, size 4 ¾, signed VCA NY, numbered 4105 SO.  With signed box.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 15678460 stating that the diamond is D color, VVS1 clarity; together with... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2018

Superb emerald and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1968

Lot 351. Superb 18.54 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1968. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,888,000 USD. Photo Sotheby’s. The emerald-cut emerald weighing 18.54 carats, flanked by 2 tapered baguette diamonds weighing 1.23 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, size 5½, signed VCA, numbered NY 4144 SO. With signed box.  PROPERTY OF THE HERBERT AND NELL SINGER FOUNDATION, CONTINUED Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 38757 stating that... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2017

The Whitney Emerald: An Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Ring by Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1925

Lot 2079. The Whitney Emerald: An Art Deco 8.51 carats approximately Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring by Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1925. Estimate HKD 6,800,000 - HKD 8,800,000 (USD 1,000,000 - USD 1,250,000). Unsold. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The rectangular-cut emerald, weighing approximately 8.51 carats, to the openwork circular-cut diamond shoulders with four leaf clover motifs, 1925, mounted in platinum, ring size 6 ½. Signed Tiffany & Co. (indistinct) ... [Lire la suite]

31 octobre 2017

Irving Penn, Single Oriental Poppy, New York, 1968

Lot 30. Irving Penn (American • 1917 - 2009), Single Oriental Poppy, New York, 1968. Estimate £50,000 - 70,000. Courtesy Phillips. Dye transfer print, printed 1989. Approximately 54.4 x 43.1 cm (21 3/8 x 16 7/8 in.). Signed, initialled, titled, dated in pencil, Condé Nast copyright credit (courtesy Vogue) reproduction limitation and edition stamps on the verso. From an edition of 18. Provenance: Pace/MacGill Gallery, New YorkPrivate Collection, Los Angeles ... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2017

DIDIER LTD at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

George Rickey (190-USA-2002), Two Lines Up, New York, 1967. Silver, unique pair of large kinetic earrings, each with two long pointed triangular blades, on sliver stand. Length of blade 14.8 cm. Height of earrings 18 cm. Height including stand 22.8 cm. Unsigned. Photo courtesy  Provenance: Gift to the artist's wife, Edie; Diane Venet, Paris Literature: Renée Sabatello Neu, 'Moderner Schmuck von Malvern und Bildhauern / Moderne Juwelen' door Schilders en Beeldhouwers - Jewelry... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2016

Lillian Bassman, Barbara Mullen, New York, Harper's Bazaar, circa 1958

Lot 80. Lillian Bassman, Barbara Mullen, New York, Harper's Bazaar, circa 1958. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000. Photo Phillips Gelatin silver print, printed later.90.2 x 69.4 cm (35 1/2 x 27 3/8 in.)Signed and numbered 11/25 in pencil on the verso.   Provenance: Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica Literature: Lillian Bassman, Bulfinch, 1997, pl. 50D. Solomon, Lillian Bassman: Women, Abrams, 2009, back cover and p. 4 Note: ‘Long necks. The thrust of the head in a certain position. The... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2016

Véronique Bamps à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

René Boivin, Paris, vers 1945. Collier "Passementerie" en or jaune et diamants taillés en brillant. © Véronique Bamps Ce collier très important a été livré à la princesse Irène de Grèce en 1945. Tiffany & C° - New York, vers 1890 - Broche orchidée, or émaillé, diamant taille brillant ancienne. © Véronique Bamps Van Cleef & Arpels - Paris vers 1937. Broche en platine, saphirs calibrés en serti mystérieux, diamants taillés en brillant et en baguette. © Véronique Bamps Le serti mystérieux,... [Lire la suite]