26 août 2017

Didier Ltd at LAPADA Art & Antique Fair, 15-20 september 2017, Stand A10

Salvador Dali, The Tree of Life Necklace, early 1950s. Unique 18ct gold necklace set with 33 brilliant-cut diamonds © Didier Ltd Georges Braque, Antiborée, 1963. 18ct textured gold brooch decorated with dark blue enamel © Didier Ltd Pablo Picasso, Visage, 1954-1955. Terracotta oval medallion with a stylised face in low relief © Didier Ltd David Watkins, Necklace. © Didier Ltd Contact: Didier & Martine Haspeslagh. T: +44 (0) 207 221 1573 - M: +44 (0) 7973 800 415... [Lire la suite]

15 avril 2017

DIDIER LTD at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

George Rickey (190-USA-2002), Two Lines Up, New York, 1967. Silver, unique pair of large kinetic earrings, each with two long pointed triangular blades, on sliver stand. Length of blade 14.8 cm. Height of earrings 18 cm. Height including stand 22.8 cm. Unsigned. Photo courtesy  Provenance: Gift to the artist's wife, Edie; Diane Venet, Paris Literature: Renée Sabatello Neu, 'Moderner Schmuck von Malvern und Bildhauern / Moderne Juwelen' door Schilders en Beeldhouwers - Jewelry... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2017

Necklace, Iran, 11th-12th century

Necklace, Iran, 11th-12th century. Gold sheet; granulation, twisted wire. Necklace: Circ. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm) Wt. 3.5 oz. (100 g) Each bead: Diam. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm). Purchase, Hess Foundation Gift, 1972, 1972.188.3 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Both men and women wore silver and gold necklaces in Seljuq times, but this resembles a woman’s choker. This necklace consists of twenty-three hollow beads made of gold sheet, each with twelve facets and a central hole in each side surrounded by twisted gold wire.
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03 avril 2017

Necklace, Iran, 11th century

Necklace, Iran, 11th century. Gold; granulation. H. 16 in. (40.6 cm) W. Lg. bead 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) D. Lg. bead 1 in. (2.5 cm) Wt. 5.1 oz. (144.6 g). Gift of Mrs. Jacob M. Kaplan, 1972, 972.218.1 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Both men and women wore silver and gold necklaces in Seljuq times, but these resemble women’s chokers. The spherical gold beads of this necklace would have been formed by hammering gold sheet into a stone with a hemispherical depression and soldering the two halves together.
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18 mars 2017

Van Gelder Traditional Indian Folk Jewellery, TEFAF Maastrich 2017, Stand 241

Guttapusal necklace,  India, Andhra Pradesh, probably Hyderabad, late 18th century © Van Gelder Traditional Indian Folk Jewellery Elaborate gold, made up of a series of eighty-three open, tubular elements, each set with a cabochon ruby or emerald and a natural pearl on top, alternated on either side with seven petal-shaped decoration and each set with a single diamond, ruby or emerald. Length 57 cm.  On either side of the center pendant is an oval-shaped element attached to the double tubular pendant, each... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Wartski at TEFAF Maastrich 2017

René Lalique (Ay 1860-1945 Paris), Necklace, Paris, circa 1899-1900 © Wartski Gold, enamel, pearls and glass. Height of pendant 8.8 cm. Signed 'Lalique' An unusually long necklace suspended with a pendant featuring a portrait of Lalique’s muse Augustine-Alice Ledru (circa 1870-1909), who would become his wife. The enamelled profile of Augustine-Alice Ledru is framed by gold stems bearing carved glass pine cones and needles which form the border of the jewel and suspend three baroque pearls, while the reverse is engraved... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, ca. 1937

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, ca. 1937. Metal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Millicent Huttleston Rogers, 1951 (2009.300.1449). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A striking, unusual design, this necklace by Schiaparelli is characteristic of her highly original design aesthetic. The sculptural piece, crisp in gold metal, although worn as jewelry, also looks... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938. Metal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Beatrice Glass, 1981 (1981.517.12). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, fall 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, fall 1938. Metal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955 (2009.300.1496). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schiaparelli's fall 1938 pagan collection dazzled her clients and the fashion press with references to spring eternal throughout. The collection was studded with flowers, insects, and as seen in this... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli, (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli, (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955 (2009.300.1236) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The symbolism connected to the ivy plant is varied. Based on its evergreen nature, and the ability to grow in the darkest of places despite lack of light, it has been seen as a symbol of fidelity and enduring... [Lire la suite]
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