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

Cartier, Vanity case, ca. 1927

Cartier, Vanity case, ca. 1927, carved hardstone, carved nephrite, platinum-mounted diamonds,enamel, gold, carved jade, buff-top sapphires, mirrored plate glass. L x W x D: 8.3 × 5.7 × 1.9 cm. French assay marks 0476. Signed Cartier Paris Londres New York, 0476. Inscribed "Mrs. Leith, 14A Manchester Square, W.". Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewitt
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01 mai 2018

Cartier. Box, Lac Burgauté, ca. 1927

Cartier. Box, Lac Burgauté, ca. 1927, gold, lac burgauté (panels), round diamonds, carved coral, black enamel, cabochon emeralds, fluted-carved nephrite, mirrored plate glass (interior). L x W x D: 8.7 × 5.9 × 2.5 cm. French assay marks. Signed Cartier Paris Londres New York, Made in France. Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewitt
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30 avril 2018

Cartier. Cigarette case, ca. 1927

Cartier. Cigarette case, ca. 1927, agate, black enamel, carved coral, cabochon emeralds, carved onyx, diamonds, gold. L x W x D: 9 × 5.6 × 1.5 cm. French assay marks; Cartier, Paris Londres, New York; 4742. Lent by Private Collection. © Cooper Hewit
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12 août 2016

Juan Gris, Woman Reading, ca. 1927

Juan Gris (Spanish, Madrid 1887–1927 Boulogne-sur-Seine), Woman Reading, ca. 1927. Oil and pencil on canvas, 36 1/8 × 28 3/4 in. (91.7 × 73 cm) Framed: 43 × 35 1/2 in. (109.2 × 90.2 cm). Dianne Yanovick Dornquast The visible underdrawing, with lines radiating out from different focal points, reveals how Gris built his composition from an underlying geometric structure. He then, in his own take on Cubism, added more sensuous elements into the planar construction, such as the oval shape of the upper body and... [Lire la suite]
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