26 juillet 2016

A Belle Epoque amethyst and diamond brooch, circa 1900

Lot 278. A Belle Epoque amethyst and diamond brooch, circa 1900. Estimate £6,500 - £7,500 ($12,812 - $14,783). Price Realized £8,400 ($16,556).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 The circular-cut amethyst within the diamond garland surround, suspending a graduated fringe of diamond leaves to the three pear-shaped drops, millegrain setting, mounted in platinum and gold, circa 1900, 6.9 cm. high.  Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London, King Street
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25 juillet 2016

A Belle Epoque emerald and diamond pendant, circa 1900

Lot 303. A Belle Epoque emerald and diamond pendant, circa 1900. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000 ($19,710 - $29,565). Price Realized £16,800 ($177,390).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 The drilled emerald bead within the diamond fleur-de-lys cage, suspending a diamond crown with diamond line tassles, to the diamond collet and fleur-de-lys surmount, adapted, circa 1900, 12.0 cm. high .  Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London, King Street
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21 juillet 2016

A Symbolist necklace, by Charles Boutet de Monvel, circa 1900

A Symbolist necklace, by Charles Boutet de Monvel, circa 1900. Composed of gold, silver, opals, glass, rubies, pearls and diamonds. ©The Richard H. Driehaus Museum
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03 juillet 2016

VÉRONIQUE BAMPS at Masterpiece London 2016

Tiffany & Co. Rare brooch circa 1890 designed as an orchid in enameled gold and one old brilliant cut diamond. Price on request. Courtesy Véronique Bamps. Castellani, circa 1880 necklace in archaeological revival style in yellow gold, cabochon cut rubies and natural pearls. Price on request. Courtesy Véronique Bamps. A similar necklace from the estate of Augusto Castellani's Granddaughter belongs to the collections of the Capitoline Museums in Rome. Cartier. Bangle bracelet in yellow gold... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2016

A rare enamel and gold bracelet, circa 1900, by Bapst & Falize

Lot 216. A rare enamel and gold bracelet, circa 1900, by Bapst & Falize. Estimate CHF140,000 – CHF180,000 ($143,473 - $184,465). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  Designed as a hinged band of nine translucent cloisonné enamelled panels, each depicting vibrant vari-coloured birds, surrounded by floral ornaments, against a pale gray ground; the yellow enamelled reverse embellished by vari-coloured leaves, 19.0 cm, circa 1900, mounted in gold, in blue leather Bapst & Falize case. Unsigned, no. 324 ... [Lire la suite]
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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]