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Marcus & Co. Art Nouveau Opal and Gold Stick Pin

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 Marcus & Co. 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 this new style and expanded with branches in London, Paris, and Palm Beach.

Artist: Marcus & Co.
Signed: “M & Co.”
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 5/8 inches square; pin length 2-1/2 inches
Item #:  BO-16439
Price:   $3,250 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Marcus & Co. Art Nouveau Opal and Gold Stick Pin

Louis Zorra Art Nouveau Diamond, Amethyst, Pearl and Plique-à-Jour Enamel Brooch

An Art Nouveau 18 karat gold and plique à jour brooch with diamond, amethysts and pearl by Louis Zorra. The brooch has an old mine-cut diamond with an approximate total weight of .65 carat, 21 round bezel-set amethysts with an approximate total weight of 1.10 carats, and a hanging, enamel-capped pearl. Similar pictured in "Imperishable Beauty Art Nouveau Jewelry", by Yvonne J. Markowitz and Elyse Zorn Karlin, "MFA Publications Museum of Fine Arts", Boston, 2008, pages 8 and 68. "Zorra was possibly born in Italy, working in Paris during the Art Nouveau period)...he moved to Paris from Asti, Italy, and exhibited at the Salon des artistes français, receiving an honorable mention in 1902." Markowitz and Karlin in Imperishable Beauty, pg. 151.

Artist: Louis Zorra
Signed: “Emily C, Minor” “V.B.K. From C.W.W”
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 1-3/4'' length x 1-1/2'' width
Item #:  BO-16930
Price:   $22,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Louis Zorra Art Nouveau Diamond, Amethyst, Pearl and Plique-à-Jour Enamel Brooch

Okrant et Davidonniez Paris Art Deco Diamond and Platinum Wide Bracelet

A French Art Deco platinum bracelet with diamonds by Okrant et Davidonniez. The flexible open work bracelet has 512 European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 38.00 carats, 2 larger diamonds with an approximate total weight of 2.00 carats, and 2 smaller flanking diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.00 carat, VS clarity, G/H/I color grade. With original box. The Okrant et Davidonniez workshop was located in Paris at 64 rue Lafayette. They produced jewelry for all the Place Vendôme fine jewelry houses, such as Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, Mauboussin, and Boucheron. The firm closed in 1939. Exhibited at "Anything Goes: The Jazz Age" at the Nassau County Museum of Art, 24 March 2018 - 8 July 2018. Similar bracelets are pictured in Art Deco Jewelry, by Sylvie Raulet, Rizzoli, 1984, page 84, 154.

Artist: Okrant et Davidonniez
Signed: Maker and French assay marks
Circa: 1920's
Dimensions: 7-1/8'' length x 1-1/8'' width
Item #:  BA-16221
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Okrant et Davidonniez Paris Art Deco Diamond and Platinum Wide Bracelet

Hunt & Roskell London Antique Diamond, Pearl, Gold and Enamel Bracelet

An Antique English 18 karat gold, diamond, natural pearl and enamel hinged bracelet by Hunt & Roskell of London. The bracelet features 84 old mine- and rose-cut diamonds that have the approximate total weight of 2.70 carats. The natural pearl center plaque of the bracelet is removable and can be worn as a brooch. The center pearl measures 8.55 mm. with 4 additional pearls that measure 5.9 mm. With original brooch attachments and original signed fitted box. Selected as jewelers and goldsmiths to Her Majesty in the 1840s, Hunt & Roskell of New Bond Street were prominent participants in the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851, the first of the competitive international expositions that provided dynamic impetus to creativity and accomplishment in the fine and decorative arts. Their work ran from glamorous (diamond and gem-set tiaras convertible into necklaces) to exotic (bracelets set with rare Indian portrait diamonds), and they were owners for a time of the legendary Hope blue diamond. In keeping with the firm's tradition of versatility, this chic bracelet, with its creamy natural pearls set off by sparkling antique-cut diamonds, conceals a brooch fitting under the velvet interior of its original morocco leather box.

Artist: Hunt & Roskell
Circa: 1870
Dimensions: 6-1/4" internal circumference
Item #:  BA-12977
Price:   $24,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Hunt & Roskell London Antique Diamond, Pearl, Gold and Enamel Bracelet

Cartier Paris Art Deco Blackamoor Clip Brooch

A French Art Deco coral, diamond, enamel and pearl Blackamoor clip brooch by Cartier. The brooch depicts a classic Moorish enamel Blackamoor wearing an enamel turban set with rose-cut diamonds, a cylindrical coral bead turban knot and hanging seed pearl earrings. Pictured in "Cartier and America", by Martin Chapman, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2009, page 108.

Artist: Cartier
Signed: “Cartier”, “Paris”, “Depose”, “13384”, stamped “J.C.”
Circa: 1938
Dimensions: 1-3/8'' length x 3/4'' width x ½'' depth
Item #:  BO-13114
Price:   $17,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Cartier Paris Art Deco Blackamoor Clip Brooch

Tiffany Studios Vase

A Tiffany Studios New York glass vase, featuring translucent and iridescent gold Favrile glass, decorated with abstract stripes and swirls. Favrile is the trade name Tiffany gave to his blown art glass. The name derives from the Latin word fabrilis, meaning "made by hand." The technique was developed at Tiffany Furnaces in the mid-1890s using filaments from batches of differently colored glass and working the material while the glass was still molten. Ornamentation was added before the piece had its final shape, so that the decoration became fully integrated into the vessel. The technique was used in both decorative vases and functional pieces such as tableware (bowls, goblets, carafes) and lamp shades. Tiffany intended the favrile designation as a guarantee to current customers and future collectors of the fine quality of these objects.

Artist: Tiffany
Signed: “L.C.T” and “F2021”
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 5" high x 3" diameter
Item #:  T-11831
Price:   $5,750 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Tiffany Studios Vase

Tiffany Studios New York Favrile Glass Vase

A Tiffany Studios New York Favrile glass vase with iridescent pulled decoration in the style of a Hopi vase. Louis Comfort Tiffany had more than five hundred Native North American objects, including baskets, implements, and articles of clothing from the Pacific Nothwest on display at his home in Laurelton Hall. Many of these objects were on view in a special oblong room that had once been a bowling alley. Baskets, pottery, and textiles also served as decorative accents throughout the house. This vase pays tribute to Tiffany's collection. In its color, shape, and decoration it resembles a work of Native American Hopi pottery and shows the influence of this art form on Tiffany's own work. Favrile is the trade name Tiffany gave to his blown art glass. The name derives from the Latin word fabrilis, meaning "made by hand." The technique was developed at the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company in the mid-1890s using filaments from batches of differently colored glass and working the material while the glass was still molten. Ornamentation was added before the piece had its final shape, so that the decoration became fully integrated into the vessel. The technique was used in both decorative vases and functional pieces such as tableware (bowls, goblets, carafes) and lamp shades. Tiffany intended the favrile designation as a guarantee to current customers and future collectors of the fine quality of these objects.

Artist: Tiffany
Signed: “LCT F125”
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 7'' diameter x 7'' high
Item #:  T-13750
Price:   $17,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Tiffany Studios New York Favrile Glass Vase

Tiffany Studios New York Favrile Vase

A Tiffany Studios New York Favrile decorated vase. This vase features pulled copper decoration with iridescent gold trim against a golden ivory ground. A vase with similar decoration is pictured in: "Louis C. Tiffany: Artist for the Ages" by Marilynn A. Johnson, London: Scala Publishers, Ltd., 2005, p. 229, cat. no. 131. Favrile is the trade name Tiffany gave to his blown art glass. The name derives from the Latin word fabrilis, meaning "made by hand." The technique was developed at Tiffany Furnaces in the mid-1890s using filaments from batches of differently colored glass and working the material while the glass was still molten. Ornamentation was added before the piece had its final shape, so that the decoration became fully integrated into the vessel. The technique was used in both decorative vases and functional pieces such as tableware (bowls, goblets, carafes) and lamp shades. Tiffany intended the favrile designation as a guarantee to current customers and future collectors of the fine quality of these objects.

Artist: Tiffany
Signed: “L.C.T. 12300” with original Tiffany Label
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 8-1/2'' high x 4-1/2'' diameter
Item #:  T-13762
Price:   $17,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Tiffany Studios New York  Favrile Vase

Tiffany Studios New York Vase

A Tiffany Studios New York favrile vase with pulled decoration. The vase has an iridescent background graduating from opalescent through yellow and pink to orange, with dark red swirls. Favrile is the trade name Tiffany gave to his blown art glass. The name derives from the Latin word fabrilis, meaning "made by hand." The technique was developed at Tiffany Furnaces in the mid-1890s using filaments from batches of differently colored glass and working the material while the glass was still molten. Ornamentation was added before the piece had its final shape, so that the decoration became fully integrated into the vessel. The technique was used in both decorative vases and functional pieces such as tableware (bowls, goblets, carafes) and lamp shades. Tiffany intended the favrile designation as a guarantee to current customers and future collectors of the fine quality of these objects.

Artist: Tiffany
Signed: L.C.T. N2871
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 7-3/4'' high x 4-1/2'' diameter
Item #:  T-14215
Price:   $5,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Tiffany Studios New York Vase

Marcus & Co. Art Nouveau Pearl, Diamond and Emerald Brooch

An Art Nouveau brooch with pearls, diamonds and emerald by Marcus & Co. The brooch has 10 semi-spherical pearls, 15 Old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.25 carats and a polished emerald drop. Gemological Institute of America certificate #2171449596 states the pearls are natural saltwater button pearls. During the first decade of the Twentieth century Marcus & Co. offered a variety of Revivalist-style jewelry. Egyptian-inspired pieces along with Renaissance Revival and Mughal style were created. This brooch is composed in sarpech form, which were turban brooches that were worn by Hindu and Muslim princes. 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 this new style and expanded with branches in London, Paris, and Palm Beach.

Artist: Marcus & Co.
Signed: “M+Co.”
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 3'' length x 1-5/8' width
Item #:  BO-17466
Price:   $45,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Marcus & Co. Art Nouveau Pearl, Diamond and Emerald Brooch

Marcus & Co. Art Nouveau White Opal and Chrysoprase, Plique-à-Jour Enamel and Gold Pendant Brooch

An American Art Nouveau 18 karat gold and enamel pendant brooch with opals and chrysoprase by Marcus & Co.. The pendant brooch has 6 cabochon white opals, 63 cabochon chrysoprase stones and plique-à-jour enamel. Suspended from the brooch is an opal and chrysoprase pendant drop. Detachable brooch finding and flip-down bail. 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. Shown in the Poster House (New York) exhibition "Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau./Nouvelle Femme," June 20-October 6, 2019.

Artist: Marcus & Co.
Signed: “Marcus & Co.”
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 3-1/2'' length x 2'' width
Item #:  PT-17467
Price:   $50,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Marcus & Co. Art Nouveau White Opal and Chrysoprase, Plique-à-Jour Enamel and Gold Pendant Brooch

Tiffany Studios New York Favrile Glass Vase

A Louis Comfort Tiffany favrile glass "Red Hooked" Feather vase, featuring a rich red color enhanced by an iridescent multicolored pulled feather motif that encircles the vase. Favrile is the trade name Tiffany gave to his blown art glass. The name derives from the Latin word fabrilis, meaning "made by hand." The technique was developed at the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company in the mid-1890s using filaments from batches of differently colored glass and working the material while the glass was still molten. Ornamentation was added before the piece had its final shape, so that the decoration became fully integrated into the vessel. The technique was used in both decorative vases and functional pieces such as tableware (bowls, goblets, carafes) and lamp shades. Tiffany intended the favrile designation as a guarantee to current customers and future collectors of the fine quality of these objects.

Artist: Tiffany
Signed: L.C.T. - 1386-B
Circa: 1907
Dimensions: 3-1/4'' diameter x 3-1/4'' high
Item #:  T-17338
Price:   $13,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Tiffany Studios New York Favrile Glass Vase

French Art Nouveau cameo glass vase by Émile Gallé

A French Art Nouveau cameo glass vase by Émile Gallé. This large vase is decorated with wheel carved purple trumpet-creepers and vines against a green background. The flowers and vines climb up the ribbed neck of the vase. The "belle de jour" vase is a flattened baluster form vase with a everted mouth, rounded and polished rim, long slender waisted neck, short globular body, and an applied disk foot. The vase features an intercalaire layer of coarse jade frit in the top three-quarters of the vase and fine indigo frit in the bottom quarter of the vase. To construct the vase, a bubble was blown into the gather, which was cased and parison inflated into a nineteen ribbed dip mold. The stem was subsequently plucked out and twisted counterclockwise. Finally a soffieta was used to open the mouth and a pair of jacks was used to evert the rim. The vase was later cameo cut with exquisite detailing in the venation and the hirsute texture of the leaves. Galle speaks of his encounter with the belle de jour or Convolvulus mauritanicus during his visit to the Borromean islands in Lake Maggiore. As the President of the Nancy Horticultural society, Galle was received with much enthusiasm from the Maggiore horticultural community. Among his guides during his stay was Alessandro Pirrota, the chief gardener of the Borromean islands. At the time of Galle's visit, the number of species and varieties in the gardens reached their height amounting to 3,900. Galle compared the Count's garden to the gardens built by the Jesuit missionaries for the Chinese emperor in the seventeenth century [Qianlong emperor.] As part of his tour of the islands, Galle showed him a series of four grottoes, each of which were dedicated to cultivation of a different flower. The fourth grotto included the Convolvulus Mauritanians. The sight of the Convolvulus growing in the wild was astounding to Galle since in Nancy, they could only grow in cold greenhouses. In this vase Galle has recreated the magical experience of the Maggiore grottoes. Everything from the indigo coloration of the blooms to the crepuscular green tinged atmosphere transport the viewer to this alpine wonder. The morning glory has an added relation to Japanese culture. Commonly featured in the eighteenth century Shigemasa Kitao birds and flowers prints that Galle consulted, the creation of a jade simulant is only fitting for this oriental flower.

Artist: Gallé
Signed: Gallé
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 15-7/8'' high x 6-1/2'' wide x 5'' deep
Item #:  G-17690
Price:   $15,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400
French Art Nouveau cameo glass vase by Émile Gallé

Tiffany Studios New York Bluish Green Favrile Glass Vase

A bluish green Favrile glass vase by Louis Comfort Tiffany featuring a pulled silver iridescent border. Favrile is the trade name Tiffany gave to his blown art glass. The name derives from the Latin word fabrilis, meaning "made by hand." The technique was developed at the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company in the mid-1890s using filaments from batches of differently colored glass and working the material while the glass was still molten. Ornamentation was added before the piece had its final shape, so that the decoration became fully integrated into the vessel. The technique was used in both decorative vases and functional pieces such as tableware (bowls, goblets, carafes) and lamp shades. Tiffany intended the favrile designation as a guarantee to current customers and future collectors of the fine quality of these objects.

Artist: Tiffany
Signed: L.C. Tiffany - Favrile
Circa: 1900's
Dimensions: 5'' high
Item #:  T-17344
Price:   $5,950 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Tiffany Studios New York Bluish Green Favrile Glass Vase

Tiffany Studios New York American "Lava" Vase

A Tiffany Studios New York American Art Nouveau "Lava" vase by Louis Comfort Tiffany. A visit to Mount Etna in Sicily during one of its eruptions is said to have inspired Tiffany to capture in glass the force and beauty of the molten volcanic flows and basaltic rock formations that he observed there. The free-form abstract drippings of gold molten glass and the speckled blue and gold ground recreate the naturalistic effects of flowing lava and make this vase an exceptional example of the form. Provenance: The Garden Museum Collection, Matsue, Japan and Important Art Nouveau from the Private Collection of Lloyd & Barbara Macklowe at Sotheby's 1995 This vase is pictured in: "A Selection of 300 Works From Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum", by Takeo Horiuchi, Japan: Greco Corporation Fine Art Department, 2001, p. 250. A similar piece is also in the collection of the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, VA: "The Tiffany Collection of the Chrysler Museum at Norfolk", by Paul E. Doros, Richmond, VA: W. M. Brown & son, Inc., 1978, p. 70, plate 69. Also pictured in "Tiffany Favrile Glass and the Quest of Beauty", by Martin Eidelberg, page 29, plate 28.

Artist: Tiffany
Signed: L.C. Tiffany Favrile 9166C
Circa: 1908
Dimensions: 5'' diameter x 4-1/2'' high
Item #:  T-15784
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Tiffany Studios New York American

Henri Picq French Art Deco Diamond Emerald and Platinum Necklace-Pendant

A French Art Deco platinum necklace with diamonds and emeralds by Henri Picq. The necklace centers on an emerald-cut diamond with an approximate total weight of 2.50 carats, and baguette, old European-cut and single-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 40.00 carats, H/I color, VS. The pendant has 2 emerald-cut emeralds and 44 calibré-cut emeralds with an approximate total weight of 7.70 carats. The pendant is detachable from the twisted design and barrel-shaped links of the necklace. Henri Picq's workshop, located in the Marais district of Paris, was one of the most important workshops in Paris from the early 20thCentury through the late 1920's. He produced some of the highest quality gem-set platinum jewels of the period. Among other houses, Picq worked for Cartier, becoming their main supplier between 1900 and 1918. These jewels were said to be the finest in Paris, and it was the workshop of Henri Picq that became famed for the quality of this jewelry. Picq was instrumental in the use of novel materials and executed some of Cartier's most avant-gard designs, especially the beautifully-produced Cartier 'Tutti Frutti' jewels, described at the time as 'pierres de couleur' and which continue to endure. He also produced a bracelet designed and exhibited at the revolutionary Paris Exposition Universelle in 1925. Exhibited at "Anything Goes: The Jazz Age" at the Nassau County Museum of Art, 24 March 2018 - 8 July 2018.

Artist: Henri Picq
Signed: French maker mark for Henri Picq; French control mark
Circa: 1925
Dimensions: length 22-1/2", with a detachable segment measuring 6-3/4" inches
Item #:  N-18063
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Henri Picq French Art Deco Diamond Emerald and Platinum Necklace-Pendant

Tiffany Studios Scarab and Mosaic Box

A Tiffany Studios New York "Scarab" mosaic and gilt bronze covered box by Louis Comfort Tiffany. This round box is decorated with vivid mosaics of red, yellow, orange, green, turquoise blue and black. The cover has three applied favrile glass scarab beetles. The scarabs confirm Tiffany's fascination for Egyptian archeological discoveries and are a fine expression of his inspiration.

Artist: Tiffany
Circa: 1905
Dimensions: 3-7/8'' high x 3-1/2'' diameter
Item #:  T-18525
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Tiffany Studios Scarab and Mosaic Box

Marcus & Company Art Nouveau Blue Sapphire, Old European Diamond, Gold and Enamel Ring

An American Art Nouveau 18 karat gold, enamel, sapphire and diamond ring by Marcus & Co. The ring has a cushion-cut blue sapphire with an approximate weight of 8.65 carats, and 27 old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .32 carat. The blue sapphire is most likely of Ceylon origin with no heat treatment evident. The center stone is held in place with gold tendrils that flow throughout the ring in extravagant Art Nouveau motifs. During the first decade of the twentieth century Marcus & Co. 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: “Marcus & Co.”, “18 kt”
Circa: 1900’s
Dimensions: Ring size: 4-1/2; this ring can be sized.
Item #:  R-14791
Price:   $45,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Marcus & Company Art Nouveau Blue Sapphire, Old European Diamond, Gold and Enamel Ring

French Art Nouveau Patinated Bronze Sculpture by Sarah Bernhardt

A French Art Nouveau patinated bronze sculpture by Sarah Bernhardt. This sculpture is known to be a self-portrait with a chimera personification. The Chimera was, according to Greek mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one animal. The term chimera has come to describe any mythical or fictional animal with parts taken from various animals, or to describe anything composed of very disparate parts, or perceived as wildly imaginative, implausible, or dazzling. This work has be accessioned into the permanent collections of The Museum of Fine Art Boston, The Virginia Museum of Fine Art and the Princeton Museum. There was also a sculpture given my the artist to King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, and it remains in the Royal Collection Trust.

Artist: Sarah Bernhardt
Signed: Sarah Bernhardt 1880
Circa: 1880
Dimensions: 11-3/4'' high x 12-1/2'' wide x 11'' deep
Item #:  B-18349
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
French Art Nouveau Patinated Bronze Sculpture by Sarah Bernhardt

Sapphire Accented Citrine Ring by Boucheron Paris

An Art Deco citrine and sapphire ring by Boucheron Paris. This handsome, architecturally striking ring features a center rectangularly-cut and warmly-colored citrine in an 18 karat gold bezel setting, flanked by two raised shoulders of sapphires and rectangular-cut citrines. The ring has a total of 9.8 carats of citrine, while the 12 calibre cut sapphire total 1.2 carat. It can be considered a fine example of the famed design strength and fine workmanship of the house of Boucheron.

Artist: Boucheron
Signed: "Boucheron"
Circa: 1925-1930
Dimensions: Ring is a size 5 and can be resized.
Item #:  R-19277
Price:   $22,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Sapphire Accented Citrine Ring by Boucheron Paris

Trabert & Hoeffer Mauboussin Art Deco Yellow Diamond, Emerald and Platinum Ring

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.

Artist: Trabert & Hoeffer Mauboussin
Signed: “T&HM” 3266 irid/plat
Circa: 1930's
Dimensions: Size: 4-3/4; this ring can be sized.
Item #:  R-16531
Price:   $35,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Trabert & Hoeffer Mauboussin Art Deco Yellow Diamond, Emerald and Platinum Ring

Mantel Clock by André Mare

A French Süe et Mare gilt bronze mantel clock by André Mare. Model #5524, the twin train movement with lever platform escapement striking on a bell. In 1919 Louis Süe and André Mare founded the Compagnie des arts français (French Arts Company) and in 1921 published their first designs of furniture, wallpaper, tapestries, silverware and ceramics. The company employed many artists and craftsmen to meet the needs of their sophisticated and wealthy clientele for interior decoration. Süe and Mare decorated interiors such as the Polish Embassy in Paris and the home of Jean Patou. In their joint work Architectures (1921), Sue and Mare asserted that Art Nouveau was based on a synthesis of fine and decorative arts. Their commercial designs often had simplified forms with rich materials. Provenance: The Frary Collection, New York, NY. with Maison Gerard, New York, NY, 2001. Thence by descent. Property from a Private Collector. Literature: F. Camard, Süe et Mare et la Compagnie des Arts Français, Paris, 1993, p. 266.

Artist: André Mare
Signed: The backplate impressed with Samuel Marti pastille and numbered 4041
Circa: 1925
Dimensions: 11'' high x 10-1/4'' wide x 4-1/4'' deep
Item #:  F-19351
Price:   $35,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Mantel Clock by André Mare

Byzantine Bowl by Louis Comfort Tiffany

A Tiffany Studios New York Favrile glass bowl with Byzantine pattern by Louis Comfort Tiffany. This delicate translucent bowl is decorated in the colors of silver, gold and green. It sits on three scroll-shaped glass feet. Favrile is the trade name Tiffany gave to his blown art glass. The name derives from the Latin word fabrilis, meaning "made by hand." The technique was developed at the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company in the mid-1890s using filaments from batches of differently colored glass and working the material while the glass was still molten. Ornamentation was added before the piece had its final shape, so that the decoration became fully integrated into the vessel. The technique was used in both decorative vases and functional pieces such as tableware (bowls, goblets, carafes) and lamp shades. Tiffany intended the favrile designation as a guarantee to current customers and future collectors of the fine quality of these objects.

Artist: Tiffany
Signed: L.C.Tiffany Favrile
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 1-3/4'' high x 4-1/8'' diameter
Item #:  T-19519
Price:   $1,750 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Byzantine Bowl by Louis Comfort Tiffany
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