12 février 2016

Art Nouveau Enamel Diamond Gold Brooch, Attributed to Vever, Circa 1900's

Art Nouveau Enamel Diamond Gold Brooch, Attributed to Vever, Circa 1900's.  Photo courtesy Macklowe Gallery An Art Nouveau 18 karat gold and enamel brooch with diamonds, attributed to Vever. The three dimensional brooch has 3 old mine-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .45 carat and 57 rose-cut diamonds with the approximate total weight of .57 carat. The vibrantly enameled orchid brooch has diamond set details. Sold.Similar pictured in Art Nouveau Jewelry, by Vivian Becker, E.P.Dutton New York, 1985,... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2016

An orchid brooch, circa 1900, by Tiffany & Co.

An orchid brooch, circa 1900, by Tiffany & Co. Photo courtesy of Christie’s Of the Laelias variety, extending undulating white enamelled petals with lavender concentrations, the center set with an old European-cut diamond, enhanced by yellow enamelled detail, mounted in gold, circa 1900. Signed Tiffany & Co.
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09 février 2016

Le Musée Ephémère de Chaumet présente "Une Education Sentimentale"

Chaumet, Une Éducation Sentimentale. Parcours initiatique dans la création de Chaumet, Une Éducation Sentimentale explore un des thèmes fondateurs de la Maison : le bijou de sentiment. Dans un camaïeu de rouges, le Musée Éphémère emmène le visiteur du doux lien filial aux feux de la passion, en évoquant la tendresse de l’amitié et de l’union. Bijoux du Premier Empire à nos jours, dessins et photographies : le patrimoine de Chaumet s’expose dans toute sa virtuosité et sa poésie.  Témoin intime de... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2015

Deux pièces exceptionnelles de René Lalique en vente le 24 novembre prochain chez Artcurial

Paris – Artcurial organise sa vente Art Déco le 24 novembre prochain. Cette vacation proposera 140 lots signés par les grands maîtres de la décoration du XXe siècle : René Lalique, Alberto Giacometti, Alfred-Auguste Janniot, André Groult, Jean-Michel Frank ou encore Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann seront ainsi à l’honneur. Plusieurs ensembles remarquables seront dispersés. On peut notamment distinguer : deux pièces exceptionnelles de René Lalique ; un lampadaire Figure d’Alberto Giacometti ayant appartenu à Madame Frédérique Tison, muse et... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2015

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces Fine Jewels and Jadeite Sale to be held on 2 Dec 2015

Retro Diamond Bracelet, Boucheron, circa 1940 (Lot 1519) Est. HK$480,000 – 650,000 / US$60,000 – 80,000. Photo Sotheby's HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Fine Jewels and Jadeite Sale will take place on 2 December at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery. Beautiful vintage pieces will be offered alongside desirable gemstones, diamonds and jadeite and branded jewellery. The sale will also include an Asian private collection, as well as a charity session to benefit Playright Children’s Play Association# – Hospital Play Service to help... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2015

Rare & vintage gems shine at Freeman's November 2 Jewelry & Watches Auction

A plique-à-jour enamel, conch pearl, diamond, platinum and eighteen karat gold brooch, Marcus & Co., circa 1900. Sold for $161,000.   HILADELPHIA, PA.- Prominent designers and brilliant gems sparkled at Freeman’s November 2nd auction of Jewelry and Watches. Realizing over $1.76 million, the sale was highlighted by whimsical and unique pieces from makers such as David Webb and Marcus & Co., as well as impressive diamonds, attracting bidders from around the globe. "The market for rare and vintage... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2015

Enamel, natural pearl and gold pendent necklace, 'Iris', René Lalique, circa 1900, and a chain

Enamel, natural pearl and gold pendent necklace, 'Iris', René Lalique, circa 1900, and a chain. Estimate 98,000 — 148,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's The pendant designed as two gold iris, the stems of scroll design decorated with plique-à-jour green enamel, suspending a collet-set baroque drop shaped freshwater natural pearl, on an enamelled gold chain necklet,length approximately 560mm, signed Lalique, French assay and maker's marks, fitted case stamped Lalique. Provenance: Purchased in 1976... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2015

Enamel and gold sautoir, René Lalique, circa 1900

Enamel and gold sautoir, René Lalique, circa 1900. Estimate 78,000 — 98,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a succession of entwisted open work gold threads, embellished with white enamel, length approximately 1550mm, signed Lalique, French assay and partial maker's marks, fitted case stamped Lalique.  Provenance: Purchased in 1976 by the present owner from a member of the Lalique family.  Exhibited: "Emaux", Roxane Rodriguez Gallery, Paris, 2003. Sotheby's. Magnificent... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2015

Pair of rare and attractive enamel, opalescent glass and diamond bracelets, René Lalique, circa 1900

Pair of rare and attractive enamel, opalescent glass and diamond bracelets, René Lalique, circa 1900. Estimate 245,000 — 345,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Each composed of five plaques of foliate and floral design connected by cushion-shaped diamonds; each motif decorated with four moulded opalescent glass cornflowers, the leaves and stems in green and blue enamel ending with natural pearls, the centre set with a cushion-shaped diamond; length approximately 172mm, each signed Lalique, the bracelets can be... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2015

The Dowager Viscountess Harcourt Diamond Necklace. Important Diamond Necklace, Circa 1900

The Dowager Viscountess Harcourt Diamond Necklace. Important Diamond Necklace, Circa 1900. Estimate 10,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,171,972 - 1,757,957 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Made in part from diamonds from the great comb à pampilles of the French Crown Jewels, set with twenty-eight graduated old mine-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 65.00 carats, each surmounted by pair of small collet-set diamonds on a wire mounting, suspending from a necklace of scalloped links set with... [Lire la suite]