10 décembre 2009

Six models from Coco Chanel, 1920s, 1970s sold @ Christie's London

A pair of motoring gauntlets and matching leather scarf. Coco Chanel, circa 1925. Image 2009 Christie's Ltd the gloves' cuffs trimmed with bands of blue, navy and cream suede, the scarf similarly worked in chevrons of blue and cream kid. Stamped size 7 the gloves stamped inside Création Chanel, 31 rue Cambon, Paris, Gants Chanut, the scarf stamped in gilt in the nape CHANEL (3). Price Realized £8,750 ($14,586) A black chiffon cape. Coco Chanel, circa 1920s. Image 2009 Christie's Ltd edged with black feathers, smocked... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2009

HORST P. HORST (1906-1999) Femme à la cigarette, années 1940

HORST P. HORST (1906-1999) Femme à la cigarette, années 1940 Épreuve gélatino-argentique des années 1990. Signée à la mine de plomb dans la marge sous l'image. Cachet du photographe au dos. 50 x 40 cm avec marges. (19.7 x 15.7 in. with margin). Estimation : 1 500 / 2 000 € Vente du Vendredi 5 juin 2009. Photographies Anciennes, Modernes et Contemporaines. Piasa - Paris
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16 mai 2009

Pair of yellow gold and diamond ear clips, Van Cleef & Arpels, late 1940s and a bracelet

Pair of yellow gold and diamond ear clips, Van Cleef & Arpels, late 1940s and a bracelet The pair of ear clips of passementerie inspiration, set with three cords each with a circular- and brilliant-cut diamond tassel of yellow gold fringes set with single-cut stones, signed V.C.A. U.S - Made in Paris and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, pochette, together with a bracelet of jarretiere design similarly set, adjustable length. Est. 12,000—18,000 CHF. Lot Sold 22,500 CHF NOTE: Starting in the mid 1940s up to the... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

Pair of yellow gold and diamond ear clips, Cartier, 1940s and a diamond brooch, 1970s

Pair of yellow gold and diamond ear clips, Cartier, 1940s and a diamond brooch, 1970s The ear clips of stylised floral and foliate design set with circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, signed Cartier Paris and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, together with a brooch of flower head design set with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold, unsigned. Est. 6,000—8,000 CHF. Lot Sold 16,250 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and ,... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

Rare Gem-set and diamond wristwatch/bracelet, Sterlé, 1940s

Rare Gem-set and diamond wristwatch/bracelet, Sterlé, 1940s Decorated at the centre with a cabochon ruby supported by pear-shaped emeralds, rubies and diamonds, opening to reveal a circular golden dial applied with black Roman numerals, to the yellow gold fringes, cheveux d'ange, scattered with circular-cut rubies and emeralds, circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, the straps set with similar stones, signed Sterlé and numbered, French assay marks, a pear-shaped emerald and a few small stones deficient. Est. 36,000—60,000 CHF.... [Lire la suite]
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