13 mars 2014

Wartski @ TEFAF Maastricht 2014

Van Cleef and Arpels, A two row diamond bracelet, New York, c1939. Photo courtesy Wartski. set with rows of baguette cut diamonds punctuated by pentagonal cut stones. René Lalique. An Art Nouveau carved opal and engraved glass pendant, Paris, c1900. Photo courtesy Wartski.   mounted in gold, presented in its original gilded leather case. Height (pendant): 8.8cm Wartski (stand 242). TEFAF Maastricht. 2014 14-23 march - http://www.tefaf.com/
29 janvier 2014

Christie's Americana Week 2014 achieves $10.2 million led by a Chippendale tea table

A Chippendale Carved Mahogany Scallop-Top Tea Table, probably the shop of Benjamin Randolph (1737-1791), with carving possibly by Richard Butts, Philadelphia, circa 1770. Estimate: $800,000-1,200,000. Sold for: $905,000 £552,050 €660,650. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Americana Week 2014 sales totaled $10,189,025, which included the sales of Important American Silver (January 23), Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Prints (January 24), and Chinese Export Art (January 27).  Chinese Export... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2014

An American silver-mounted Chinese style tusk ewer, Tiffany & Co., New York, dated 1880

An American silver-mounted Chinese style tusk ewer, Tiffany & Co., New York, dated 1880. Photo Sotheby's with plain tusk-section body, the silver mounts chased with floral and foliate motifs, fully-modelled dragon handle, engraved on base: H.V.N. from G.C.C. November 1880 and Matilda and Hermann From H. Victor Newcomb upon the occasion of their Marriage, Nov. 9th 1898.; marked on base and numbered 5828-1499; height 13 in.; 33 cm. Estimation 15,000 — 25,000 USD Horatio Victor Newcomb (1844-1911) was a banker originally... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2013

Pair of 18 karat gold, diamond and colored diamond pendant-earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, circa 1980

Pair of 18 karat gold, diamond and colored diamond pendant-earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, circa 1980. Photo Sotheby's Of chandelier design, set with marquise-shaped diamonds of yellow hue weighing 7.32 carats, accented by round diamonds weighing 8.66 carats,signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered N.Y.50509. With signed box and envelope. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 - Lot Sold: 47,500 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 20 Sep 2012 - www.sothebys.com
17 janvier 2013

Barbara Mullen photograhed by Richard Avedon, New York, 1951

Barbara Mullen photograhed by Richard Avedon, New York, 1951
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01 décembre 2012

Magnificent Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond and Diamond Pendant-Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 19

Magnificent Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond and Diamond Pendant-Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1978 -  Photo Sotheby's The flexible necklace set with numerous round diamonds weighing approximately 95.00 carats, length 18 inches, signed VCA, numbered N.Y. 47924; suspending a detachable pendant centered by a heart-shaped Fancy Intense Yellow diamond weighing 47.14 carats, framed by round diamonds weighing approximately 8.00 carats, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered NY... [Lire la suite]


01 novembre 2012

Lillian Bassman, The Spotted Furs, Furred: Barbara Mullen in a Coat by Traina-Norell, New York, Harper's Bazaar, 1954

Lillian Bassman, The Spotted Furs, Furred: Barbara Mullen in a Coat by Traina-Norell, New York, Harper's Bazaar, 1954. Photo Philips de Pury Gelatin silver print, printed later. 43.4 x 56.4 cm (17 1/8 x 22 1/4 in) Signed in ink on an artist's label affixed to the verso. Number 7 from an edition of 25. ESTIMATE £3,000 - 5,000  PROVENANCE Private Collection, New York LITERATURE D. Salomon, ed., Lillian Bassman: Women, New York, 2009, pp.90–91 Philips de Pury & Company.... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2012

Platinum and Diamond Bracelet and Necklace Combination, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1966

Platinum and Diamond Bracelet and Necklace Combination, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1966. Photo Sotheby's The flexible necklace composed of numerous round diamonds weighing approximately 45.00 carats, length 16 inches; the center section detaches to form two bracelets, lengths 6⅞ and 6¾ inches, all components signed V.C.A., numbered N.Y. 37199. With signed pouch. Estimation: 75,000 - 100,000 USD  Sotheby's. Important Jewels, New York | 20 sept. 2012. www.sothebys.com
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19 août 2012

David Webb. A beautiful black enamel, ruby, emerald and diamond horse bracelet. New York, circa 1970

David Webb. A beautiful black enamel, ruby, emerald and diamond horse bracelet. New York, circa 1970 © Epoque Fine Jewels  the black enamel articulated hinged bangle designed as a horse, with cabochon emerald eyes and pavé-set diamond mane with cabochon ruby, holding a pavé-set diamond hoop in its mouth, joined to its black enamel tail, mounted in 18 karat gold and platinum. Signed WEBB. Total diamond weight: approx 2,60 ct. Inner circumference:16,2cm. Price unpon request... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2012

A Gold, Diamond And Hardstone Letter Opener, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, Circa 1960

A Gold, Diamond And Hardstone Letter Opener, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, Circa 1960. Photo Sotheby's the handle moldeled as a stylized bird, the body carved of ruby matrix, with diamond-set head and tail feathers and emerald eye. Reverse engraved VAN CLEEF & ARPELS N.Y. 47080; length 8 1/8 in. 20.6 cm - Estimate 2,500-3,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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