21 avril 2019

Enamel brooch, René Lalique, circa 1900

Lot 36. Enamel brooch, René Lalique, circa 1900. Estimate 80 000 € - 100 000 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. Designed as two women in profile amidst a flock of swallows applied with light blue enamel, the reverse similarly enamelled, signed Lalique, detachable brooch fitting, 18 carat gold (750°/00), gross weight approximately 26.51 grams. Note: Cf.: Vivienne Becker, Art Nouveau Jewelry, London, 1985, pg. 49, no. 45, for a pendant of identical design applied with purple... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2019

A Qajar cobalt blue and white calligraphic pottery tile, Persia, circa 1900

Lot 251. A Qajar cobalt blue and white calligraphic pottery tile, Persia, circa 1900; 24 by 24cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated with inscription painted in blue relief glaze, mounted, old auction labels to reverse. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017).Drouot, Paris, 15 June 1948, lot 34 (as indicated by old auction label to reverse). inscriptions: al-faqir ‘abd al-husayn ibn …. Haji ja’far khan mi’marbashi‘The needy ‘Abd... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2018

SIMON TEAKLE FINE JEWELRY at Masterpiece London 2018

Royal Jewel. From Princess Mary Althea Beatrix Doria Pamphilj, Princess Emily Augusta Doria Pamphilj. A magnificent faint pink Golconda diamond pendant, approximately 22.50 carats. Courtesy Simon Teakle. The Ivy Necklace. An antique diamond necklace by Paulding Farnham for Tiffany, New York, circa 1900. Courtesy Simon Teakle. Cartier London. Art Deco Diamond Bracelet, circa 1928. Courtesy Simon Teakle René Boivin. Diamond Hoop Earrings. Courtesy Simon Teakle. Victorian gold and banded agate bangle, circa 1870. Courtesy... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2018

A silver mounted and mother of pearl decorated dagger, Vietnam, circa 1900

Lot 134. A silver mounted and mother of pearl decorated dagger, Vietnam, circa 1900; length 48.5 cm.. Estimate 600 € / 850 €. Courtesy Czerny's Straight, double-edged blade; the grip covered with silver foil finely decorated with a dragon in high relief on both sides; wooden scabbard finely decorated with mother-of-pearl inlays portraying a pen, scrolls, a mandolin, a shell and floral decorations, silver mounts embossed with floral motifs.  Militaria, Armes Antiques & Armures du Monde... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2018

Rare and fine gold, enamel and citrine necklace/comb combination, René Lalique, circa 1900

Lot 339. Rare and fine gold, enamel and citrine necklace/comb combination, René Lalique, circa 1900. Estimate 200,000 — 370,000 CHF. © Sotheby's 2018. Designed as a swarm of brown enamel dragonflies with golden plique-à-jour enamel wings around a pear-shaped citrine drop, inner circumference approximately 420mm, together with a comb fitting, wearable as a hairpiece, comb signed, case stamped R. Lalique. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva, 15 May 2018, 10:30 AM
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23 avril 2018

A filigree and gem-set gold necklace, Morocco, circa 1900

Lot 147. A filigree and gem-set gold necklace, Morocco, circa 1900; 21in. (53.5cm.) long. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 9,821 - USD 14,030). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Comprising twenty inverted drop-shaped panels set with emeralds alternating with pink corundun, pendant small pearls, the central panel similar but considerably larger, strung with pearl, gem spacers, modern clasp. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 26 April 2018,... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2018

Tray, Japan, Tokyo, circa 1900

Tray, Japan, Tokyo, circa 1900, cloisonné, musen and yusen enamel, applied with a shakudo rim, 30.8 x 26 cm, Khalili Collections, E 37 © 2016 Khalili Collections.
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20 février 2018

A. Aardewerk Antiquair Juwelier at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Lucien Gautrait. Owl Brooch-Pendant, Circa 1900. Gold, golden beryl, enamel and diamond; 4 x 6 cm (1.6 x 2.4 in.). Signed 'L. Gautrait'. A. Aardewerk Antiquair Juwelier (Stand 240). © TEFAF 2018 Designed as an owl centered by a mixed-cut golden beryl measuring approximately 14.0 by 13.0 by 9.3 mm, accented by old mine and kite-shaped diamonds weighing approximately .65 carat and numerous rose-cut diamonds, gross weight approximately 15 dwts, numbered 30154.  Literature: B. Furrer... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2017

An Art Nouveau pearl and enamel brooch, by Lalique, circa 1900

Lot 76. An Art Nouveau pearl and enamel brooch, by Lalique, circa 1900. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000 (USD 6,640 - USD 9,296). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Of stylised foliate spray design with pearl berries, shaded green plique-a-jour enamel leaves and blue enamel stems, suspending a single pearl drop, circa 1900, 6.2cm, French marks, in maker's case. Signed Lalique. Christie's. Important Jewels, 29 November 2017, London  
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13 septembre 2017

A silver mounted and mother of pearl decorated dagger, Vietnam, circa 1900

Lot 35. A silver mounted and mother of pearl decorated dagger, Vietnam, circa 1900. Estimate 600 €. Courtesy Czerny’s Straight, double-edged blade; the grip covered with silver foil finely decorated with a dragon in high relief on both sides; wooden scabbard finely decorated with mother-of-pearl inlays portraying a pen, scrolls, a mandolin, a shell and floral decorations, silver mounts embossed with floral motifs. length 48.5 cm.  Belles et Rares Armes Antiques &... [Lire la suite]