03 août 2009

Shopping of David Webb vintage jewely @ Neil Marrs

Rare David Webb Jade and Diamond Paperweight, USA, 1960s The jade boulder realistically carved as a wild boar's head, in imitation of a hunting trophy, set with diamond eyes on a yellow gold twisted rope base, signed Webb, ca. 1968. A rare example of a Webb decorative object from the 1960s, when similar items were given as diplomatic gifts by the Kennedy White House to visiting dignitaries. Height: 2 1/2. Length: 2 in.  Price contact dealer David Webb Hammered Gold Sautoir, USA, 1970s The massive hammered... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2009

Shopping of vintage broochs @ Primavera Gallery

Charming David Webb Emerald and Diamond Shell Brooch, USA, ca. 1960s width/length: 5.08 cm (2 in.) Price $16,500 The 1960’s was a time of imaginative jewelry designs capturing the beauty of the natural world. This shell brooch by David Webb is a charming example, using an actual shell, with cabochon- cut emeralds - a beautiful accent to the diamond- speckled textured gold leaves representing seaweed. This beautiful brooch was featured in the book "Brooches: Timeless Adornment" by Lori Ettlinger Gross on... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2009

Emerald and diamond sold @ Sotheby's London

Emerald and diamond ring, Bulgari, 1960s Centring on a cut-cornered step-cut emerald to shoulders set with pear-shaped diamonds, further highlighted with brilliant-cut stones, signed Bulgari, case by Bulgari, size M. Est. 55,000—75,000 GBP. Sold 67,250 GBP Emerald and diamond brooch Of flower head design, the stamens composed of circular-cut emeralds, the petals set with circular- and rose-cut diamonds, French assay and maker's marks, detachable brooch fitting. Est. 15,000—20,000 GBP. Sold 18,750 GBP Emerald... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2009

A 1925 couture cocktail dress, attributed to Coco Chanel and a Chanel couture evening coat/over-dress, late 1950s

A  couture beige lace cocktail dress, attributed to Coco Chanel, circa 1925 un-labelled, the bands of lace with slotted ribbon to the waist, the skirt falling in tiers, with picot edging to the inner silk and satin petticoat, bust 96cm, 38in. Perspiration stains at underarms to petticoat, othewise good. Estimate: £600 - £800. A Chanel couture pale blue slubbed silk evening coat/over-dress, late 1950s labelled and numbered 69236, fastened by hook and eye at the waist, the full skirt with... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Diamond necklace, 1950s

Diamond necklace, 1950s Of stylised festoon design, set with two baguette diamond laces joined by arched links, suspending a graduated articulated fringe of baguette, circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, length approximately 325mm. Est. 175,000—290,000 CHF Provenance: Property of a lady of title Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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