10 avril 2016

An imperial Ottoman aigrette (surguc), Turkey, 18th century

Lot 162. An imperial Ottoman aigrette (surguc), Turkey, 18th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP (50,684 - 76,026EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. centred on a large foil-backed emerald encircled by rows of rubies and diamonds, surmounted by a turban-form mount also set with emeralds, rubies and diamonds, the stylised tulip-form terminals emanating peacock feathers, on a pin, with engraved foliate motifs and hook to reverse; 15cm; with feathers: 25.5cm.  Note: This... [Lire la suite]

10 août 2013


Early 17th century kaftan worn by Sultan Ahmed I (1603-1617) as a child. The composition consist of pine cones in the form of stylised cypress trees woven in gold, surrounded by tulips and carnations and set in floral medallions with tulip finials. Child’s kaftan. TOPKAPI PALACE MUSEUM Naturalistic flowers such as hyacinths, carnations and tulips began to appear in Iznik ceramics during the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent. This 16th century plate with a design of cloud bands and spirals around the rim id decorated with a large... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2013

Some aigrette & Aigrette tiara from Cartier

  Cartier aigrette bandeau, ca. 1900, via Christie’s Aigrette by Cartier, c. 1913 Cartier Belle Epoque aigrette tiara, c. 1913 Aigrette Tiara with plumes of diamond by Cartier purchased by Lord Derby in 1913 Cartier Aigrette tiara. Cartier Diamond and Onyx Aigrette, c. 1920s   Cartier Diamond Aigrette, c. 1920s Cartier emerald and diamond aigrette circa 1925, set in platinum. The emerald aigrette comes with interchangeable green and lavender-colored feathers. Vourtesy of a private collector.
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03 août 2013

Humming bird Aigrettes by Joseph Chaumet, circa 1880-1885

Aigrette colibri transformable en broche, or, argent, rubis et diamants. Joseph Chaumet, circa 1880. Collection Chaumet Paris. Humming bird by Joseph Chaumet, circa 1880. Fabulous aigrette, transformable into a brooch, made of silver, diamonds and rubies. Aigrette-brooch of humming bird, one of a pair produced Joseph Chaumet, circa 1895. 
16 juillet 2012

Diamond Aigrette Bandeau. Cartier, 1900

Diamond Aigrette Bandeau. Cartier, 1900
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24 novembre 2010

Ardea alba. Grande Aigrette

Ardea alba. Grande Aigrette Ardeidae 148 -.Estimation : 400/600€ Provenance: Collection Elie-Lefebvre  VENTE AUX ENCHèRES LE MERCREDI 1  DECEMBRE à PARIS PAR HOTEL DES VENTES DE SENLIS SARL. Email : lecoent@senlisencheres.com
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20 juin 2010

Brilliant Impressions: Antique Paste & Other Jewellery

Butterfly. White and coloured paste, close set in silver. French, 18th century. Width: 50 mm A glittering exhibition of paste and other jewellery dating from the golden years of the 18th and 19th centuries will be staged by S.J. Phillips Ltd., 139 New Bond Street, London, from Tuesday 15 to Tuesday 29 June 2010. Founded in 1869, S.J. Phillips is a leading dealer in antique and modern silver, jewellery and objets de vertu and one of the oldest family-owned antiques shops in the world, run by Nicolas, Jonathan and Francis Norton,... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2010

Hérons, Ibis, Flamants, Aigrette & Spatule rose @ Kahn-Dumousset - Paris

Flamant du Chili Phoenicopterus chinensis - II/B Estimation : 800 / 1 000 € Flamant nain Phoenicopterus minor - II/B Estimation : 600 / 800 € Ibis rouge Eudocimus ruber - II/B/CE Estimation : 600 / 800 € Ibis blanc Eudocimus albus Estimation : 500 / 600 € Spatule rose Platalea ajaja - CE Estimation : 400 / 600 € Aigrette intermédiaire mesophoyx intermedia Estimation : 400 / 500 € Héron pourpré Ardea purpurea - CE Estimation : 400 / 500 € Héron à front... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2009

A diamond and multi-gem sarpech. Indian, mid 20th century

A diamond and multi-gem sarpech. Indian, mid 20th century The rose-cut diamond centre measuring 17.0 mm diameter to the vari-cut diamond, ruby, sapphire and emerald trophy of arms with similarly set aigrette suspending five emerald drops, 14.5 cm long. Estimate £20,000 - £30,000 ($31,660 - $47,490) Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
10 mai 2009

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond aigrette tiara, Cartier, 1912

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond aigrette tiara, Cartier, 1912 Centring on a cushion-shaped aquamarine within an arched surround of interlaced open work scrolls millegrain set with circular- and rose-cut diamonds, surmounted by a pear-shaped aquamarine, signed Cartier Paris, Londres, New York.. Est. 120,000—170,000 CHF Provenance: From a European collection - formerly in the collection of Olga, princess Paley, countess Hohenfelsen (continued) Note: Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Cartier no.... [Lire la suite]
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