17 juin 2019

€5,915,313 for the Jewels sale at Christie's Paris, 13 June 2019

PARIS - The Jewellery department is delighted with these great results which confirmed the strong interest for magnificent jewels including those coming from Place Vendôme. Collectors are continuously eager to acquire creations signed by the prestigious names such as Van Cleef & Arpels with a beautiful diamond ring (8.94 carats) sold for €328,000 against a pre-sale estimate of €180,000-200,000 and a beautiful sapphire and diamond ring which sold four times its pre-estimate at €237,500. Further highlights included pieces by... [Lire la suite]

04 décembre 2018

Exceptional Diamond 'Tube' Bracelet, Suzanne Belperron

Lot 372. Exceptional Diamond 'Tube' Bracelet, Suzanne Belperron. Estimate: US$200,000.00 - US$300,000.00. Price realised USD 852,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Old and single-cut diamonds, platinum and 18k gray gold (French marks), circa 1948, unsigned. Belperron, 2018: Certificate of Authenticity. Literature: P. Corbett, W. Landrigan, N. Landrigan, Jewelry by Suzanne Belperron, Thames & Hudson, 2015, p. 19S. Raulet, O. Baroin, Suzanne Belperron, Antique Collectors Club Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2018

Suzanne Belperron (Saint-Claude, 1900 - Paris, 1983), Flower Brooch, 1936

Suzanne Belperron (Saint-Claude, 1900 - Paris, 1983), Flower Brooch, 1936. Blue chalcedony, diamonds and sapphires on white gold, 6 x 6.2 cm (2.3 x 2.4 in.), Maker's mark for Société Groëné et Darde. Image courtesy Véronique Bamps / Stand 365 Provenance: Collection of la Comtesse Jean de Polignac (Née Marguerite di Pietro, daughter of Jeanne Lanvin) Literature: Patricia Corbett, Ward Landrigan, Nico Landrigan, Jewelry by Suzanne Belperron, London, 2016, pp. 92-93. Véronique Bamps. "Le Patio Palace" # 62641, avenue Hector... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2018

Verdura / Herz-Belperron (Stand 146) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

VERDURA. The Ravenna cuff, 1930s. Green tourmaline, tanzanite, amethyst and peridot, with ivory-colored enamel and 18K gold; and tanzanite, rainbow moonstone, white topaz, and amethyst, with black enamel and 18K gold. 7.8 x 7.2 x 3 cm (3 x 2.8 x 1.2 in.). Verdura / Herz-Belperron © TEFAF Introducing the Ravenna Cuff, designed by Duke Fulco di Verdura in the 1930s for Coco Chanel. Inspired by Byzantine splendor, the cuff juxtaposes bold gemstones in a striking geometry. Suzanne Belperron (Saint-Claude, 1900 - Paris, 1983),... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2018

FD Gallery (Stand 93) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Cartier. An Egyptian Revival Pendant Necklace, Paris, 1925. Lapis Lazuli, diamond, turquoise and emerald. Length 47 cm (18.5 in.). Signed 'Cartier, Paris' and numbered '1641'. © TEFAF 2018 The necklace is centering upon an ancient carved oblong lapis lazuli plaque, applied with navette shaped turquoise accents, within a frame of circular-cut diamonds and calibre-cut emeralds, suspending from a turquoise and diamond surmount; suspend by a braided blue cord necklace. Art Deco Bracelet, France,... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2018

Gold clip, 'Ying & Yang', Suzanne Belperron, circa 1970

Lot 4. Gold clip, 'Ying & Yang', Suzanne Belperron, circa 1970. Estimate 9,500 — 14,000 CHF. Lot sold 40,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 Formed of lightly hammered gold, French assay and maker's mark for Darde & Fils. Accompanied by a certificate from Olivier Baroin. COLLECTION OF JEWELS DESIGNED BY SUZANNE BELPERRON FOR CÉCYLE SIMON Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 14 mai 2013
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28 janvier 2018

Citrine clip, Suzanne Belperron, 1938

Lot 352. Citrine clip, Suzanne Belperron, 1938. Estimate 5,000 — 7,500 CHF. Lot sold 60,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 The central domed motif, flanked at either side with a double row of collet-set oval citrines, French assay and partial maker's marks.  Accompanied by a certificate from Olivier Baroin. Formerly in the collection of the Baroness de Renzis Sonnino Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 14 mai 2013 
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17 octobre 2017

Siegelson at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

Cartier, Carved Chimera bangle,  Paris, 1954. Coral, 24 cabochon emeralds, yellow gold and 116 mixed-cut diamonds, 8.4 x 7.1 x 2 cm (3.3 x 2.8 x 0.8 in.). Signed 'Cartier Paris', numbered N6648 and with French assay marks © Siegelson A bracelet designed as two carved coral chimera heads set with round and oval cabochon emeralds and square, round, and circular-cut diamonds, the hinges set with round diamonds in yellow gold and each swivels open in the opposite direction; mounted in platinum... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2017

Verdura/Belperron at TEFAF Maastricht 2017

Suzanne Belperron. The Belperron Saddle Series Cuff No. 4 © Verdura/Belperron carved snowflake rock crystal “saddle” cuff, set with a vintage flexible platinum and diamond bracelet. This unique and bold design illustrates Madame Belperron’s adaptability, incorporating and reimagining traditional art deco jewelry into a bold new statement. Suzanne Belperron. Pair of sapphire, ruby and gold "Indian Coronet" cuffs, Belperron © Verdura/Belperron Suzanne Belperron. The Belperron Leaves Necklace © Verdura/Belperron  ... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Véronique Bamps at TEFAF Maastricht 2017

Cartier. Twin tiger bracelet, Paris, circa 1990. Gold, diamonds, onyx and emeralds. Signed 'Cartier' © Véronique Bamps Archaeological revival earrings, circa 1870. Gold and diamonds © Véronique Bamps Tiffany & Co. Orchid brooch, New York, 1890. Gold, enamel and diamond. Height 7.3 cm. Signed 'Tiffany & Co' © Véronique Bamps Jean Dunand (Lancy 1877-1942 Paris), Ring, Paris, circa 1930. Silver and lacquer. Signed 'Jean Dunand' © Véronique Bamps Suzanne Belperron, Cattail brooch, Paris, between 1945 and 1955. White... [Lire la suite]