28 juin 2011

Paul Poiret, Madeleine Vionnet & Jean Patou @ Aponem Deburaux

Manteau du soir, griffé Paul Poiret, vers 1925. Photo Aponem Deburaux satin ivoire, col de renard blanc, décor de fleurons, en application de lamé or, dentelle brodée cornély, fil d or et perles de verre or, doublure lamé or (légère usure à la doublure au niveau de l'épaule). Estimation : 1000/1500€ Un manteau comparable dans les techniques, ivoire avec application de lamé or brodé, col de fourrure blanche et doublure lamé or, daté de 1922 figure dans le catalogue du Metropolitan Museum, Harold Koda, Poiret, pp. 150 à 153 ... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2011

An art deco laque burgauté and coral box, Cartier, circa 1925

An art deco laque burgauté and coral box, Cartier, circa 1925. Photo Bonhams designed on both sides as a landscape scene with Chinese scholars and attendants, accentuated by scalloped-shaped coral corners;signed Cartier Paris Londres New York, no. 05637; mounted in eighteen karat gold and silver; gross weight approximately: 99.8 grams; dimensions: 3 x 3 x 5/8in. (some loss to mother-of-pearl and lacquer, some fissures, some coral deficient). Sold for US$24,400 :Note: Much of the jewelry and objects created in Paris during... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2011

Binoux Mellerio @ Mathias - Baron Ribeyre & Associés, Farrando Lemoine SVV

Bague en platine ornée en serti clos d'un diamant taillé en coussin, Monture Mellerio. Époque 1925. Photo Mathias - Baron Ribeyre & Associés, Farrando Lemoine SVV dans un entourage de rubis calibrés. Signée  Poids du diamant: env 4,60 ct Poids brut: 6,1 g - Estimation : 16 000 - 18 000 € Clip de corsage en or gris. Signé Mellerio C 25242. Vers 1970. Photo Mathias - Baron Ribeyre & Associés, Farrando Lemoine SVV stylisé d'une longue feuille sertie de diamants taillés à l'ancienne, deux d'entre eux plus... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2011

Diamonds shopping (2) @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, 17 May 11, Geneva

Diamond ring, Bucherer. Photo: Sotheby's Claw-set with a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 3.20 carats, mounted in white gold, size 51, numbered, maker's marks, case. Estimate 80,000—120,000 CHF. Lot Sold 278,500 CHF. Accompanied by GIA report no. 16229230 stating that the diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless. Pair of diamond earrings, Cartier. Photo: Sotheby's Each claw-set with a step-cut diamond weighing respectively 4.25 and 4.42 carats, signed Cartier and numbered. Estimate 200,000—290,000 CHF. Lot Sold 254,500 CHF ... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2011

Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, Cartier, Gübelin & Michele della Valle"s coral jewelry @ Sotheby's Geneva

Coral, emerald and diamond necklace/bracelet combination, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s. Photo Sotheby's The triple strand necklace composed of coral beads, with foliate connections accented with brilliant-cut diamonds, to a central lion's head motif set with pear-shaped emerald eyes and brilliant-cut diamonds, supporting a coral tassel, mounted in yellow gold, length approximately 400mm, detaches to form a shorter necklace and bracelet, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, pochette. Estimate 28,000—48,000 CHF. Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2011

Emerald @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, 14 Apr 11, New York

Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Ring, Harry Winston, Circa 1955. Photo Sotheby's The square emerald-cut emerald weighing 16.93 carats, flanked by tapered baguette diamonds, size 5½, unsigned. With signed box. Estimate 800,000—1,000,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,874,500 USD Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 42210 stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: insignificant. Together with a copy of proof of purchase from Harry Winston, dated May 23, 1980. Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Ring. Photo Sotheby's The... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2011

Two Platinum, Carved Jadeite and Diamond Brooch, Circa 1925

Platinum, Carved Jadeite and Diamond Brooch, Circa 1925.  Photo Sotheby's Set with an oval pierced plaque of brilliant emerald green color, carved in a relief of flower and peach motif, within a platinum frame set with baguette and old European-cut diamonds. Estimate 9,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 22,500 USD Platinum, Jadeite and Diamond Brooch, Black Starr & Frost, Circa 1925. Photo Sotheby's Composed of carved jadeite plaques of foliate design, set in the center with a marquise-shaped diamond weighing approximately .75... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2011

Bao Daï, prince héritier d'Annam, Vietnam, 1925.

Bao Daï, prince héritier d'Annam, Vietnam, 1925. Tirage argentique, 13 x 18 cm.
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03 février 2011

Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Necklace & Pendant-Earrings, Circa 1925

Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Necklace, Circa 1925. photo Sotheby's The pendant composed of a carved jadeite plaque, circa 1900, depicting scholar's ornaments and auspicious emblems, surmounted by a geometric platinum openwork plaque set with single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.05 carats, and onyx tablets, suspended from a white gold chain composed of jadeite beads measuring approximately 4.5 mm, and white gold links applied with black enamel, length 20 inches. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 12,500 USD ... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2010

Babani Brown Lamé Embroidered Tunic, circa 1925, France.

Babani Brown Lamé Embroidered Tunic, circa 1925, France. photo The Way We Wore Measurements: Bust - 40"; Waist - 42"; Hips - 45"; Around Hem - 46"; Length - C.F. to Hem - 38.5"; Shoulder to hem - 43" - Sold Madame Babani maintained a prominent Paris shop in the 1920's. Her garments have been compared to Fortuny but BABANI utilized brighter embroidered fabrics and favored the Japanese influence. This piece is a great examples of Art Deco and Japonism, circa 1925. This... [Lire la suite]
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