08 mars 2015

S.J. Shrubsole, Corp at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

A pair of mother-of-pearl and diamond clips by Mauboussin, Paris, circa 1970. S.J. Shrubsole, Corp (stand 268). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) A pair of chrysoprase and diamond earrings by Wander & Co., Paris, circa 1960. S.J. Shrubsole, Corp (stand 268). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) A pair of green quartzite and gold earrings by Cartier New York, 1973. S.J. Shrubsole, Corp (stand 268). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) A... [Lire la suite]

08 mars 2015

Hancocks at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Lacloche Frères, Art Deco Chinoiserie Desk Clock, Paris, circa 1925. Mother-of-pearl, carved coral, black lacquer, rose quartz, carved agate, blue enamel and diamonds. Dial decoration by Vladimir Makovsky. Hancocks (stand 243).  TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Though the art of inlay was primarily credited to Far Eastern artisans in the Art Deco period, one European craftsman, the Russian Vladimir Makovsky (1884-1966), is known to have practiced the technique with as much... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2015

Epoque Fine Jewels at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Necklace of Oriental Inspiration, 18kt. gold, platinum, emerald, rubies, brilliant cut diamonds. Signed 'Van Cleef & Arpels' and numbered, Paris, circa 1960. Epoque Fine Jewels (stand 130). TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) The double woven chain set with eight emerald and ruby flower motifs with cabochon emerald drop, suspending nine pear shaped pendants, set with rubies and brilliant cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18kt. gold. Turtle Brooch, 18kt. gold and platinum, set... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2015

Van Cleef & Arpels‘s latest 'Cerfs-Volants' collection

Van Cleef & Arpels‘s latest 'Cerfs-Volants' collection. A faithful interpreter of lightness and movement, the Maison today pays homage to kites fluttering in the breeze. Symbols of protection in Asian culture, they offer their vitality to a brand-new collection: Cerfs-Volants. Van Cleef & Arpels, Cerfs-Volants Large Model Earrings. Pink gold, Sapphire.  These asymmetric earrings in pink gold, pink and mauve sapphires, white gold, white and grey mother-of-pearl and diamonds are surprising, bringing together two... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2014

A pair of aquamarine and diamond ear pendants, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A pair of aquamarine and diamond ear pendants, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each suspending a detachable pendant, set with a rectangular-cut aquamarine within a circular and marquise-cut diamond surround, to the circular and marquise-cut diamond cluster surmount, mounted in platinum, in a Van Cleef & Arpels brown suede pouch. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 3441 S.O. (Special Order). Estimate $35,000 – $55,000PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF KATHLEEN AND MARTIN FIELDChristie's. IMPORTANT... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2014

A "mystery-set" sapphire and diamond flower brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels

A "mystery-set" sapphire and diamond flower brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as a calibré-cut sapphire flower, centering upon a circular-cut diamond cluster pistil, extending a baguette-cut diamond stem and circular-cut diamond leaves, mounted in platinum and gold. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y. 61259. Estimate $90,000 – $120,000 Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELS, 10 June 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza - http://www.christies.com/


09 mai 2014

A diamond, onyx, emerald and enamel leopard brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A diamond, onyx, emerald and enamel leopard brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as a pavé-set diamond and onyx spot panther lying on a branch, with articulated paw and tail, emerald eyes and black enamel nose, 1976, 8.5 cm, with French assay mark for gold, in brown suede Van Cleef & Arpels pouch. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 26888. Estimate CHF30,000 – CHF40,000 ($34,358 - $45,811) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
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08 mai 2014

A sapphire and diamond line, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A sapphire and diamond line, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Set with rectangular-cut sapphires alternated with twin brilliant-cut diamonds, 1968, 18.0 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. Signed VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 19099. Estimate CHF45,000 – CHF65,000 ($51,633 - $74,581) Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from Van Cleef & Arpels dated 15 October 2013 stating that the bracelet was made in 1968 Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014,... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2014

An emerald and diamond ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels

An emerald and diamond ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Set with a pear-shaped emerald in a brilliant-cut diamond surround, ring size 4, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. Signed and with maker's mark for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 277 and 309 (partially illegible). Estimate CHF60,000 – CHF80,000 ($68,432 - $91,243) Accompanied by report no. 66909 dated 25 February 2013 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with indications of minor... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2014

A pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each centering upon a pear-shaped emerald with a brilliant-cut diamond surround, to the hinged suspension hoop at the base to potentially suspend a pendant, 2.7 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. Signed and with maker's mark for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 11820 cs. Estimate CHF40,000 – CHF50,000 ($45,622 - $57,027) Accompanied by report no. 66910 dated 25 February 2013 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute... [Lire la suite]