05 mai 2018

Vanity case 'Persian Mosque', ca. 1929, by Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York

Vanity case 'Persian Mosque', ca. 1929, by Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Mother-of-pearl, hardstone, enamel, gold, diamonds, platinum. L x W x D: 8.2 × 5.8 × 1.8 cm. Black, Starr & Frost; mosaic signed "M" for Makovsky. Lent by private collection. Accession Number 13.2016.57 © Cooper Hewitt Museum.

01 mai 2018

Vladimir Makovsky for Cartier. Vanity case 'Dragon and the Pearl', ca. 1927

Vladimir Makovsky for Cartier. Vanity case 'Dragon and the Pearl', ca. 1927, gold, malachite, mother-of-pearl, cabochon ruby, diamonds, enamel, carved coral, platinum, mirrored plate glass. L x W x D: 10 × 5 × 1.5 cm. Cartier; 8155; 0875; 21008; French assay marks. Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewitt
01 mai 2018

Vladimir Makovsky for Cartier. Compact 'Dragon', ca. 1924

Vladimir Makovsky for Cartier. Compact 'Dragon', ca. 1924, enamel, mother-of-pearl, natural pearls, shell, rose-cut diamonds, carved coral, cabochon emeralds, mirrored plate glass, gold. L x W x D: 5.9 × 4.3 × 1.4 cm. French assay marks. Signed Cartier. Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewitt
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01 mai 2018

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case 'Landscape', ca. 1929

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case 'Landscape', ca. 1929, carved hardstone, carved and tinted mother-of-pearl, enamel, gold, diamonds, platinum, mirrored plate glass. L x W x D: 8.3 × 5.7 × 1.9 cm. Signed Black Starr & Frost. Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewitt
30 avril 2018

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case, Landscape, ca. 1929

Vladimir Makovsky for Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York. Vanity case, Landscape, ca. 1929, mother-of-pearl, rose-cut diamonds, square-cut rubies, enamel, 18-karat gold, platinum, mirrored plate glass. L x W x D: 7.4 × 4.8 × 1.3 cm. English importation marks. Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewitt
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]

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]
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.
06 mars 2014

Day and Night Vanity Case, Cartier Paris, 1927

Day and Night Vanity Case, Cartier Paris, 1927. Photo courtesy of Cartier. Yellow gold, platinum, two mother-of-pearl plaques with a daytime and a night-time landscape, a ruby half-cabochon (rising sun) and a sapphire cabochon (moon), gems, hardstone, nephrite, carnelian, baguette- and rose-cut diamonds, black enamel.The interior fitted with a mirror, two covered compartments, a lipstick holder, and a place for a comb.The landscapes are attributed to Vladimir Makovsky. Makovsky (1884–1966) was a Russian who moved to Paris where he... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2014

The “Mystery clock” designed by Vladimir Makovsky and made by Pierre Gravoin

The “Mystery clock”, harks back to 1931, designed by Vladimir Makovsky and made by Pierre Gravoin, consists of platinum, 18k yellow gold, mother-of-pearl, lapis lazuli, turquoise, rock crystal, black onyx, diamond-set and emerald-set, with winding/setting key. 
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