17 juin 2009

Twenties orientalist dresses and coats from Babani, Agnès-Madame Havet, Redfern and Lanvin 1938

An early Babani orientalist gold brocaded evening jacket, circa 1912 labelled "V.Babani 98 Bd Haussmann Paris", cut Persian style lower at the back, with angled cross-over panels to the front which prestud fasten at the waist, slashed sleeves, lined in pale green silk and edged in green and wine striped silk. Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500 Condition: would originally have had hook and eye fasteners - now there are prestuds, green silk lining at armholes particularly the underarms has perished. The fabric is... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond corsage ornament, Cartier, 1912

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond corsage ornament, Cartier, 1912 In the garland style centring on a cushion-shaped aquamarine drop within an open work millegrain surround of circular-, single- and rose-cut diamonds suspended from a pair of oval aquamarine brooches within open work lozenge shaped frames to a millegrain-set connecting chain, drop and brooches detachable. Est. 120,000—170,000 CHF Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Cartier no. GE2009-50. Provenance: From a European collection -... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond necklace, Cartier, 1912

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond necklace, Cartier, 1912 In the garland style, centring on a cushion-shaped aquamarine within an openwork scroll frame of millegrain-set circular-cut diamonds, suspending a similarly set pear-shaped aquamarine drop, to a necklace designed as two graduated lines of circular-cut diamonds accented with a pair of circular aquamarine links, signed Cartier Paris, length approximately 380mm. Est. 120,000—170,000 CHF Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Cartier no. GE2009-49. ... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond aigrette tiara, Cartier, 1912

Fine and Important Aquamarine and diamond aigrette tiara, Cartier, 1912 Centring on a cushion-shaped aquamarine within an arched surround of interlaced open work scrolls millegrain set with circular- and rose-cut diamonds, surmounted by a pear-shaped aquamarine, signed Cartier Paris, Londres, New York.. Est. 120,000—170,000 CHF Provenance: From a European collection - formerly in the collection of Olga, princess Paley, countess Hohenfelsen (continued) Note: Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Cartier no.... [Lire la suite]
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