25 janvier 2018
Solar Mask and Pectoral, Colombia. About 200 BC-AD 200. Hammered gold. © Miho Museum. Mask, Colombia-Ecuador, AD 600-1200. Gold, red pigment. H-13.5 W-16.5 cm. © Miho Museum. Necklace, Peru. About 500 BC-AD 100. Gold. H-50 W-80 cm. © Miho Museum. Warrior, Moche, Peru, 100 BC-AD 800. Gold. H-3.5 W-2.6 cm. © Miho Museum. Headdress Plume, Moche, Peru, 50 BC-AD 300. Gold. H-26 W-37 cm. © Miho Museum. Ear Ornaments, Sican, Peru. About AD 900-1100. Gold. H-4.1 D-1.7 cm. © Miho Museum. Tumi Knife, Sican, Peru. About AD... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2017
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
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]
03 avril 2017
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.
03 avril 2017
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.
18 mars 2017
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
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. 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. Metal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Beatrice Glass, 1981 (1981.517.12). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
15 août 2016
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]