20 janvier 2017

S.J. PHILLIPS LTD World famous antique dealer in historic jewels and fine silver exhibits at TEFAF Maastricht March 2017

A superlative 1930’s Burmese ruby and diamond cluster panel necklace by Cartier, New York. An exceptional example of the outstanding craftsmanship for which Cartier, in the first half of the 20th century, was so renowned it has an asking price of £4,200,000. Courtesy S.J. Phillips Ltd. The internationally renowned, London based, antiques dealer S.J. Phillips is once again exhibiting at TEFAF, the prestigious art and antiques fair in Maastricht, from March 10 to 19, 2017 (stand 118).  S.J. Phillips’ presence at TEFAF... [Lire la suite]

14 octobre 2016

An Art Deco enamel and diamond Chinoiserie bracelet, by Verger Frères

Lot 253. An Art Deco enamel and diamond Chinoiserie bracelet, by Verger Frères, circa 1920. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Designed as an articulated black enamel band, each panel accented by gold images of Chinoiserie motif, joined by rose-cut diamond links, centering upon a reversible pierced single-cut diamond plaque, the reverse red enamel band with similarly designed panels accented by gold images of floral motif, circa 1920, 7 ins., with French assay marks for platinum... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2016

Sotheby's Sale of Important Watches includes historically significant timepieces

Lot 176. Bautte & Moynier. An exceptional three tune musical automaton bird cage clock with double singing birds and a butterfly, Geneva, 1825-1830. Estimate 400,000 — 800,000 CHF (367,960 - 735,919 EUR) (411,000 – 825,000 USD). Photo Sotheby's. GENEVA.- Sotheby’s Spring sale of Important Watches on Saturday 14 May will feature at its heart an exceptional and rare musical automaton clock, shaped as a bird cage, with double singing birds and a butterfly. This masterwork of... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2014

Enamel and diamond bracelet, Verger Frères, 1920s

Enamel and diamond bracelet, Verger Frères, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's Decorated to either side with an orange enamel Chinoiserie landscape scene and a green enamel foliate scene, set to the centre with a rotating circular plaque set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, length approximately 180mm, French assay and maker's marks. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 GBP Litterature: Cf: The Jewellery Collection of The Late Michael Wellby, Sotheby's London 11th December 2012, lot 207 for an example of a similar 1920s bracelet.Cf: Sylvie... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2014

SIEGELSON at MASTERPIECES London 2014

Suzanne Belperron. The Duchess of Windsor's Chalcedony Suite, Circa 1935. A necklace composed of a double-strand of chalcedony beads and a large flower head clasp with articulated carved blue chalcedony petals centering a cluster of cabochon sapphires, embellished by old-European-cut diamond trim; with French assay marks, set in platinum • 15 round diamonds • 8 cabochon sapphires • With maker’s mark • Length: 14 inches, flower clasp diameter: 2 1⁄8 inches. Belle Époque Diamond and Rock Crystal Corsage Ornament by Cartier, Paris,... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2014

Verger Frères for Charlton & Co. Art Deco Chinoiserie Clock, circa 1925 -1928

Verger Frères for Charlton & Co. Art Deco Chinoiserie Clock, circa 1925 -1928. Photo courtesy Steven Fox Jewelry Exceptional in its design and unmatched in craftsmanship, not to mention level of detail, the clock’s dial imaginatively depicts a swirling Chinese dragon amidst a detailed background of land, sea and clouds that is meticulously depicted in variously patterned and shaded mother-of-pearl and lacquer. This timepiece is truly one of Makovsky’s most magnificent works of art. Available at Steven Fox Jewelry.

25 janvier 2014

Macklowe Gallery Jewelry at 60th Annual Winter Antiques Show

Art Deco Diamond, Emerald and Pearl Sautoir by Cartier and Mauboussin. Photo courtesy Macklowe Gallery. A French Art Deco platinum, diamond and natural pearl sautoir signed “Cartier Paris” with an emerald and diamond pendant marked “Mauboussin”. The overall length is 37” and has a removable section that enables it to be worn at a length of 33”. The seed pearl sautoir was made by Cartier for a French family around 1910. The necklace has 340 old European-cut and 16 rose-cut diamonds that have an approximate total weight of 7.65... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2014

Platinum, 18 karat gold, emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel lapel-watch, Verger Frères, France

Platinum, 18 karat gold, emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel lapel-watch, Verger Frères, France. Photo Sotheby's Set with an oval-shaped cabochon emerald measuring approximately 27.0 by 22.0 mm, suspended from a second oval-shaped cabochon emerald measuring approximately 17.9 by 15.3 mm, with two conical cabochon emerald accents measuring approximately 5.6 mm, set with old European and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 3.00 carats, with eight cabochon onyx tablets, the dial framed within a modified Greek key motif applied... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2013

A rare Art Deco nephrite, agate, coral and enamel table clock, movement by Vacheron Constantin, case by Verger Frères, retailed

A rare Art Deco nephrite, agate, coral and enamel table clock, movement by Vacheron Constantin, case by Verger Frères, retailed by Boucheron, Paris. Photo Sotheby's The rectangular bluish-gray agate dial within nephrite supports, the rectangular base with black enamel chapters, red enameled hands and center of geometric design to the ribbed side panels with black enamel door to the back opening to winder and movement, all accented with cabochon coral studded detail, signed Boucheron, Paris, movement signed Vacheron... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2009

'Rare Jewels & Objets d'Art: A Superb collection' @ Christie's NY on October 21, 2009

New York - Christie's is delighted to announce further details of its upcoming flagship auction on October 21, 2009. The day will feature two distinct sales, beginning with Jewels: The New York Sale & The Annenberg Diamond. Led by the perfect D color Flawless Annenberg Diamond of 32.01 carats, the auction will also include rare gemstones and signed pieces by designers such as Boucheron, BVLGARI, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, and Harry Winston, among others. For collectors of period jewels, the day’s second... [Lire la suite]