An American Art Nouveau 18 karat gold stick pin with enameling and opal by Marcus & Co. The stick pin has a cabochon opal surrounded with four enamel side sections decorated with gold relief arabesque designs. During the first decade of the twentieth century the firm offered a variety of Revivalist style jewelry. Egyptian inspired pieces along with Renaissance Revival and Mughal style were created. The venerable firm of Marcus & Co. was established in 1892 by William, Herman and George Elder Marcus with a shop in New York. The firm distinguished itself as an early proponent of the Art Nouveau style in America, of which this ring is an exquisite example. During the Art Deco period of the 1920's, the firm continued producing fine jewels in the new Art Deco style and expanded with branches in London, Paris, and Palm Beach.
|Artist: Marcus & Co.|
|Signed: “M & Co.”|
|Dimensions: 5/8 inches square; pin length 2 1/2 inches|
|Item #: BO-16439|
|Price: $3,250 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
An American Early Art Deco platinum and diamond ring. The ring centers on 2 round old European-cut diamonds, one 2.11 carats, F color, SI-1 clarity. The second diamond weighs 2.01 carats, E color, SI-1 clarity. The ring mount has 10 smaller old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .20 carat. The ring is designed in a crossover motif, with an openwork scrollwork mounting; an exceptional "Moi et Toi" (you and me) ring.Gemologial Institute of America certificates for both diamonds. 2155876165 and 5151876348. With signed Tiffany & Co box.Toi et Moi is a ring style featuring two identical or similarly sized stones in either the same or different colors set opposite each other. The uniqueness of the Toi et Moi ring is that the stones are either complementing or contrasting, and reflect two similar or different characters. These were common engagement rings during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, symbolizing two souls that are intertwined. The ring that is believed to have started the trend was the sapphire and diamond engagement ring Napoleon gave to Josephine in 1776.Provenance: From the collection of Mrs. Wendy Gordon Rockefeller. Size: 7-3/4; this ring can be sized.
|Signed: GIA certificate 2155876165 and 5151876348|
|Item #: R-16101|
|Price: Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400|
An Art Deco platinum ring with emerald and diamonds. The ring centers on an emerald-cut emerald with an approximate weight of 3.37 carats, framed with round and baguette cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .60 carat.American Gemological Laboratory report stating that the stone is of Colombian origin with minor treatment. Report No. CS567792.Ring size 4-1/4; this ring can be sized.
|Item #: R-16127|
|Price: Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400|
An Art Deco platinum ring with ruby and diamonds. The ring centers on a marquise-cut ruby with an approximate weight of 1.00 carat, and diamond set platinum filigree with an approximate total weight of 1.10 carats. Gemological Institute of America certificate #2165092948 states the ruby is natural with no indication of heat treatment.Ring size 7; this ring can be sized.
|Item #: R-16400|
|Price: $12,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
An American Art Deco diamond, emerald and platinum ring by Trabert & Hoeffer Mauboussin. This ring has a yellow cushion-cut diamond with an approximate weight of 1.75 carats, and an emerald-cut emerald with an approximate weight of 1.65 carats mounted in a stylized Art Deco stepped platinum ring. "From the mid-1930s through the 1940s, the collaboration of the American jewelry firm Trabert & Hoeffer with the Parisian house Mauboussin produced some of the most extraordinary high-style jewels of its time. Hollywood stars such as Claudette Colbert and Marlene Dietrich appeared on-screen and off flashing the firm's historic gems mounted in diamond-studded platinum settings. Even during the Depression and World War II, Trabert & Hoeffer Mauboussin prospered and expanded across the country not only by continuing to supply stylish custom jewelry to celebrities and socialites, but also by marketing more affordable ornaments. Its best-known invention was the Reflection line of semi-custom jewelry—"Your personality in a jewel." Crafted from interchangeable parts, it made a bold new moderne look available to a wider range of customers by allowing them to mix and match preconstructed parts with their own choice of gemstones." The Jewels of Trabert & Hoeffer -- Mauboussin: A history of American style and innovation, Yvonne J. Markowitz et. al., Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 2014. Size: 4-3/4; this ring can be sized.
|Artist: Trabert & Hoeffer Mauboussin|
|Signed: “T&HM” 3266 irid/plat|
|Item #: R-16531|
|Price: $35,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
A French Art Deco 18 karat gold ring with rubies by Van Cleef & Arpels. The ring has 11 square-cut rubies with an approximate total weight of 1.32 carats. The ring is designed in a triple stepped, polished gold motif.Similar pictured in Art Deco Jewelry, by Sylvie Raulet, Rizzoli, 1985, page 157. Ring size 6; this ring can be sized.
|Artist: Van Cleef & Arpels|
|Signed: “Van Cleef & Arpels 9773”(# partial). Control mark.|
|Item #: R-16646|
|Price: $15,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
An American Art Deco platinum ring with diamonds and sapphires. The ring has a center old European-cut diamond with an approximate weight of .50 carat flanked by 4 calibre cut sapphires, and a round-cut sapphire with an approximate weight of .57 carat flanked by 4 single cut diamonds. The ring is made as a double gypsy ring with the diamonds and sapphires in a 'ying-yang' motif of positive-negative color.Ring size 7; this ring can be sized.
|Circa: Late 1930's|
|Item #: R-16696|
|Price: $6,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
A French Art Deco ring with red spinel and diamonds. The ring has a rectangular-cut red spinel with an approximate weight of 3.29 carats, 8 old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .64 carat, and 8 baguette diamonds with an approximate total weight of .48 carat. The ring is designed in a plaque motif with baguette steps extending from the shoulders to the center set spinel.Ring size 6; this ring can be sized.
|Signed: French control mark and partial makers mark|
|Item #: R-16752|
|Price: $25,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400|