19 août 2018

Jean Moynat, A Gold Mounted Egg and Eggcup, Paris, 1753-54

Jean Moynat, A Gold Mounted Egg and Eggcup, Paris, 1753-54. Gold, laquer, egg; 6.5 x 5.9 cm (2.2 x 2.3 in.). Egg and eggcup are both marked. Image courtesy J. Kugel /Stand 301, TEFAF New York Fall 2018 J. Kugel 25, quai Anatole France 75007 Paris +33 142608623 See map Visit website

26 février 2018

VKD Jewels (Stand 245) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Cartier. An Art Deco brooch, London, circa 1930. Platinum, diamonds and amethyst, 4.7 x 3.7 cm. Signed 'Cartier'. VKD Jewels © TEFAF 2018 A brooch of strong geometric design, composed of two tapering series of rectangular-shaped amethysts, embellished with circular-, baguette- and marquise-shaped diamond accents, mounted in platinum, circa 1930, signed Cartier London and numbered, maker’s mark for Cartier, stamped PT950 for platinum. Van Cleef & Arpels. A pair of 'Tourbillons... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2018

S J Phillips Ltd (Stand 118) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Floral Cross Pendant, 1770. Silver and diamonds. Length 8.5 cm (3.8 in.). S J Phillips Ltd © TEFAF 2018 Quintessentially high rococo, the cross composed of light, openwork asymmetrical floral trails unites religious symbolism with the contemporary interest in botany stimulated by the publications of the Swedish scientist, Linnaeus. Designed to shine out at candlelit receptions it exemplifies the perfection of 'Diamond Age' 18th century court jewel. Marchak. An Art Deco Panel Necklace, Paris, circa... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2017

Bedford Master, Golden Legend Master, Jouvenel Master and Bartholomeus Anglicus Master, Book of Hours, Paris, circa 1431-40

Bedford Master, Golden Legend Master, Jouvenel Master and Bartholomeus Anglicus Master, Book of Hours, Paris, circa 1431-40. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, with 22 large and 60 small miniatures, all text pages with four-sided illuminated borders, 20.5 x 14.5 cm (8.1 x 5.7 in. large octavo). © Heribert Tenschert Likely made for the second wife of the Duke of Bedford, Jacquette de Luxembourg. Provenance: A. Hachette (1953) Literature: E. König, Paris mon amour, Bibermühle 2017 The primary... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2017

A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726

Lot 218. A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726, with associated unmarked stand. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the porcelain decorated in reds, greens, blues and gold with floral sprays, the bowl, cover and stand with gadrooned rims, the bowl with bifurcated scrolling handles chased with leaves, the slightly-domed cover flat-chased with Regence foliage, the finial cast as a... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2017

A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726

Lot 218. A French silver mounted two-handled Imari bowl and cover, the mounts, Paul Leriche, Paris, 1722-1726, with associated unmarked stand. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the porcelain decorated in reds, greens, blues and gold with floral sprays, the bowl, cover and stand with gadrooned rims, the bowl with bifurcated scrolling handles chased with leaves, the slightly-domed cover flat-chased with Regence foliage, the finial cast as a... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2017

Petit pichet, Paris, milieu du XIVe siècle

Lot 4. Petit pichet poterie à glacure plombifère transparente décorée de bandeaux verticaux appliqués sur la panse, Paris, milieu du XIVe siècle. Estimation : 800/900 €. © Prunier OVV H : 17,5 cm. Bel état de conservation. SVV JEAN EMMANUEL PRUNIER. Splendeurs de la Haute Époque, Dimanche 24 septembre à 14h30 à Louviers 
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13 juillet 2017

An enamel, emerald, ruby, diamond, platinum and 18K gold butterfly brooch, by Mauboussin, Paris 1965

Lot 553. An enamel, emerald, ruby, diamond, platinum and 18K gold butterfly brooch, by Mauboussin, Paris 1965. Estimation : 60 000 € / 80 000 € © Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo en or jaune et platine. Il figure un papillon aux ailes déployées. Le corps est serti de diamants et d'émeraudes gravées, les antennes soulignées de diamants et de cabochons de rubis. Les ailes asymétriques, en émail plique-à-jour polychrome sont soulignées de saphirs calibrés et de diamants. Les ailes supérieures sont ornées... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2017

Platinum, 18 Karat White Gold, Aquamarine, Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, Mauboussin, Paris, circa 1940

Lot 246. Platinum, 18 Karat White Gold, Aquamarine, Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, Mauboussin, Paris, circa 1940. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  Centering an emerald-cut aquamarine weighing approximately 45.00 carats, within a scrolling panel set with round and baguette diamonds weighing approximately 8.70 carats, completed by cone-shaped links set with round sapphires, length 6 inches, signed Mauboussin, Paris, with French assay mark and French maker's mark for Verger Fils; circa 1940.  ... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2017

18 Karat Gold, Citrine and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Sterlé, Paris, circa 1950

Lot 107.  Formerly from the Collection of Queen Narriman of Egypt. 18 Karat Gold, Citrine and Diamond Necklace and Bracelet, Sterlé, Paris, circa 1950. Estimation 175,000 — 225,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. The necklace and bracelet of stylized wreath form, the bracelet enhanced by a gold link tassel, set with numerous pear-shaped citrines and one heart-shaped citrine, accented by round and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 11.00 carats, necklace length 15 inches, unsigned,... [Lire la suite]