17 mai 2016

Paul Poiret, Veste modèle Chinois, circa 1905

Paul Poiret, Veste modèle Chinois, circa 1905. Estimation : 300 - 400 €. Résultat: 4 000 €. © Beaussant Lefèvre  en drap de laine vert rebrodé au point de chaînette de motifs végétaux, encolure en "V" sur boutonnage asymétrique en métal doré repercé et brandebourgs de velours marine, découpe au carré au bas du vêtement, manches larges avec effet de chasuble par un biais rapporté. Sans griffe. Nom du modèle et date portés à l'encre par Denise Poiret sur une pièce de soie cousue sur la doublure. La veste... [Lire la suite]

11 mars 2016

Hancocks at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Pierre Sterlé (1905–1978), Necklace, Paris, 1950s. Hancocks © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Diamonds in platinum. Length 45 cm.  The highly articulated necklace designed as a graduated double row ribbon twist encircling the neck with contrasting strands of sparkling round brilliant and icy baguette cut diamonds all set in platinum, it evokes suppleness and movement in its every curve and cleverly separates into two bracelets of different widths as well as a bandeau or tiara making it a wonderfully versatile piece... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2015

An Art Nouveau Enamel and Diamond Brooch, circa 1905

An Art Nouveau Enamel and Diamond Brooch, circa 1905. Estimate 2,700 — 3,000 USD (2,520 — 2,800 EUR) © 1996-2015 Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers The diamond-set floral vines with sinuous whiplash tendrils suspending a trio of green plique-a-jour gingko leaves, mounted in silver and gold  Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. Fall 2015. NOVEMBER 22, 2015, WINDSOR ARMS HOTEL, 18 St. Thomas Street, Toronto
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23 septembre 2015

Linda Evangelista & A Diamond Tassel

Linda Evangelista & A Diamond Tassel. Photo: Sotheby's This photograph begs for a backwards necklace moment à la Anne Hathaway at the 2013 Academy Awards. This delicate diamond-set tassel design, circa 1905, pairs perfectly with Linda Evangelista’s powerful hair and makeup. Francesco Scavullo (1921-2004), Linda Evangelista, gelatin silver print, the photographer's credit stamp on the reverse, 1990 (Scavullo: Photographs, 50 Years p. 125 ); 7 7/8  by 11 3/4 in.  (20 by 30 cm.).... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2015

Sotheby's to sell one of Vilhelm Hammershøi's most beguiling interiors: 'Interior, Strandgade 30'

Vilhelm Hammershøi, Interior, Strandgade 30, circa 1905. Estimate: £700,000-900,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This spring Sotheby's will bring to the market a striking interior by Vilhelm Hammershøi, remarkable for its introspective and beguiling qualities. Interior, Strandgade 30, painted circa 1905, was acquired directly from the artist and has remained in the collection of the same family ever since. Estimated at £700,000-900,000, it will be offered for sale in an auction of 19th Century European Paintings in... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A Belle Époque natural pearl, emerald and diamond lavallière, circa 1905

A Belle Époque natural pearl, emerald and diamond lavallière, circa 1905. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€27,000 - 41,000). Photo: Bonhams. Suspending two cartouche-shaped single-cut diamond pendants of unequal length, one with a natural pearl and diamond foliate centre and natural pearl drop, the other with a cabochon emerald and diamond foliate centre and cabochon emerald drop, suspended from a natural pearl, old brilliant, single and rose-cut diamond knot motif via articulated knifewire chains decorated at intervals with... [Lire la suite]

14 juillet 2014

A Belle Epoque pearl and diamond ring

A Belle Epoque pearl and diamond ring, designed with two small pearls flanked by a pair of navette shaped yellow diamonds mounted in platinum, circa 1905. (Via 1stdibs.)
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14 mars 2014

Cartier, Diamond Hair Pin, Circa 1905

Cartier, Diamond Hair Pin, Circa 1905. Photo courtesy Yafa Jewelry. (source http://yafajewelry.com/)
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03 février 2014

A fire opal and diamond ring, circa 1905

A fire opal and diamond ring, circa 1905. Photo: Bonhams. The large step-cut fire opal, within single and rose-cut diamond-set lotus flower claws, ring size Q. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€970 - 1,500) Bonhams. JEWELLERY. 12 Feb 2014, London, Knightsbridge - www.bonhams.com
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25 octobre 2013

Important diamond choker, Cartier, circa 1905

Important diamond choker, Cartier, circa 1905. Photo courtesy of Sotheby's. Designed as a wide open work band of interlaced foliate motifs, millegrain-set with circular-, single-cut and rose diamonds, inner circumference approximately 326mm, unsigned, case stamped Cartier, two small diamonds deficient. Estimation 365,000 — 545,000 CHF Provenance: Special occasions call for special gifts, particularly when celebrating the wedding anniversary of one of the most prominent couples of the Belle Epoque in... [Lire la suite]
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