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Dreicer & Co Art Deco Diamond and Pearl Watch

An American Art Deco platinum and white gold watch with diamonds and seed pearls by Dreicer & Co. The rectangular-faced watch has 68 single-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .76 carats surrounding the platinum case and accenting the bracelet strap of seed pearls measuring approximately 2 to 3 mm. Exhibited in "Roaring into the Future: New York 1915-35," at The Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY, June 17-October 9, 2017.

Artist: Dreicer & Co
Signed: “Dreicer & Co”
Circa: 1920's
Dimensions: 6-1/8 inches in length x 1/2 inch at widest
Item #:  W-17025
Price:   $22,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Dreicer & Co Art Deco Diamond and Pearl Watch

Rubel Freres French Retro Diamond, Emerald and White Gold Bracelet

A French Retro 18 karat gold and platinum bracelet with emeralds and diamonds attributed to Rubel Frères. The bracelet has 64 square-cut emeralds with an approximate total weight of 8.30 carats, and 32 old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 0.95 carat. The flexible bracelet is designed in a step motif.

Artist: Rubel Frères (attributed to)
Signed: French control marks gold and platinum, and possible maker's mark for Rubel Freres.
Circa: 1938
Dimensions: 7-1/8" length x 1/2" width
Item #:  BA-16690
Price:   $42,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Rubel Freres French Retro Diamond, Emerald and White Gold Bracelet

Van Cleef & Arpels Estate White and Natural Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond Earrings

A pair of Estate 18 karat gold and platinum earrings with white and yellow diamonds by Van Cleef & Arpels. The earrings have 96 round-cut white diamonds with an approximate total weight of 10.50 carats, F/G color, VS clarity and 96 round-cut natural fancy vivid yellow diamonds with an approximate total weight of 10.50 carats. The diamonds range in size from ,07 carat to .15 carat. The earrings have been certified by the Gemological Institute of America, certificate # 2175461170 for the natural fancy vivid yellow diamonds.

Artist: Van Cleef & Arpels
Signed: “Van Cleef & Arpels NY” “55437”
Dimensions: 1'' length x 7/8'' width
Item #:  ER-17594
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Van Cleef & Arpels Estate White and Natural Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond Earrings

Pierre Sterlé Mid-20th Century Diamond, Pearl and Platinum Brooch

A French Mid-20th Century platinum and 18 karat white gold brooch with diamonds and pearls by Pierre Sterlé. The brooch contains 300 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 8.50 carats, G/H color, VS clarity. There are 3 articulated South Sea pearls measuring 13.5 mm, 13.3 mm and 12.5 mm finishing the bottom. The brooch is designed as a tied bow composed of chevron-set diamond ribbons finished with the 3 diamond-capped South Sea pearls. A similar brooch is pictured in Sterlé Joaillier Paris, by Viviane Jutheau, Editions Vecteurs, 1990, Plate 1273.

Artist: Pierre Sterlé
Signed: “Sterlé Paris" "5263” and French control marks
Circa: 1950's
Dimensions: 2-1/4'' length x 3-1/4'' width
Item #:  BO-16411
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Pierre Sterlé Mid-20th Century Diamond, Pearl and Platinum Brooch

Sterlé Paris Mid-20th Century Diamond, Natural Pearl and Gold Ring

A French Mid-20th Century 18 karat white gold ring with diamonds and natural pearl by Pierre Sterlé. The ring has 90 round diamonds with an approximate total weight of 2.00 carats, and a natural pearl measuring 8.35 mm carats. The ring is designed as a dimensional swirl culminating with the natural pearl.

Artist: Pierre Sterlé
Signed: Sterlé house mark and French control marks
Circa: 1950's
Dimensions: Ring size 3-3/4; this ring can be sized.
Item #:  R-17197
Price:   $32,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Sterlé Paris Mid-20th Century Diamond, Natural Pearl and Gold Ring

Gold, Mother of Pearl and White Opal Cuff Links

A pair of English 18 karat gold cuff links. Each circular cuff link features a white opal center that has a background of black mother of pearl. The cuff links are chain linked and double-sided.

Circa: 1950's
Dimensions: 9/16" diameter; 1-1/4" length
Item #:  CS-13257
Price:   $2,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Gold, Mother of Pearl and White Opal Cuff Links

Marsh Mid-20th Century Steel and Pearl Dress Set

A Mid-20th Century patinated steel and gold dress set with cultured pearls by Marsh. The full dress set is composed of double sided cuff links, three dress studs and two dress buttons. The set is in a square geometric step motif with a pearl at the center. In the original signed Marsh box. "Marsh had a jeweler that worked exclusively for them. He was Italian, but he also liked shotguns and, because of his interest in shotguns, he had an interest in iron and metallurgy and what they did to rifles and shotguns to keep them from rusting. And the Marsh's jewelry is steel that's been treated with gun bluing. He sandblasted the steel before he gun blued it, that gives it this marvelous matte finish. And nowadays I don't think there is anything more chic than the idea of black jewelry where the diamonds and the white gold absolutely pop and these marvelous pearls that he suspended have motion...The firm closed its doors in 2001." Barry Weber on the Antiques Road Show.

Artist: Marsh
Signed: “Marsh”, “18 kt”
Circa: 1950's
Dimensions: cuff links: 1/2 inch square; studs: 3/8 inch square; buttons: 1/4 inch square
Item #:  CS-13781
Price:   $7,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Marsh Mid-20th Century Steel and Pearl Dress Set

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

Cartier Paris Mid-20th Century Comprehensive Set of Gold, Gem Set and Hard Stone Baton Cuff Links

A very comprehensive set of French Mid-20th Century 18 karat gold cuff links with interchangeable hard stone bars (batons) by Cartier Paris. The cuff links' connecting mounts consist of the following: 18 karat yellow gold polished mounts #6864463; 18 karat white gold polished mounts #672759; diamond-set 18 karat yellow gold mounts with 44 round diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.32 carats, #686073; ruby-set 18 karat yellow gold mounts with 48 round rubies with an approximate total weight of 1.92 carats #641343; 18 karat yellow gold polished mounts with blue enamel #663206; and 18 karat yellow gold polished mounts with green enamel #686049. The interchangeable batons consist of hematite, 18 karat yellow gold ribbed, 18 karat white gold ribbed, green chrysophrase, coral, amber, malachite, wood, rock crystal, 18 karat yellow polished gold, 18 karat white polished gold, lapis lazuli, turquoise and onyx. With original Cartier signed fitted epi leather boxes and travel boxes. "Classic motifs--the button, the baton, the coin appeal to designers of every era because of their proportions, simplicity, and ease of use." Susan Jonas and Marilyn Nissenson in Cuff Links. Discussed and similar pictured in Cuff Links, by Susan Jonas and Marilyn Nissenson, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, New York, 1991, page 91-92. Circa 1960's. Signed, "Cartier" "016598" French control marks.

Artist: Cartier
Signed: “Cartier” “750” French control marks; mounts individually numbered
Circa: 1960's
Dimensions: 3/4" length
Item #:  CS-17512
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Cartier Paris Mid-20th Century Comprehensive Set of Gold, Gem Set and Hard Stone Baton Cuff Links

Mario Buccellati Estate Emerald, Diamond and Gold Ring

An Italian Estate 18 karat white and yellow gold ring with emerald and diamonds by Buccellati. The ring has an oval-cut Colombian emerald with an approximate total weight of 2.19 carats, and 30 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .80 carat. The ring is composed in a classic Mario Buccellati foliate design, set with round diamonds that center on the engraved bezel-set emerald. With certificate from Mario Buccellati dated June 14, 2012, stating the ring has ''a Colombian emerald weighing 2.19 ct. and 20 diamond weighing .80 ct in total."

Artist: Buccellati
Signed: “M.Buccellati Italy”
Circa: 1970's
Dimensions: Ring size 6-1/4; this ring can be sized smaller.
Item #:  R-17510
Price:   $30,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Mario Buccellati Estate Emerald, Diamond and Gold Ring

Bulgari Mid-20th Century Sapphire Ruby Emerald and Gold Bangle Bracelet

An Italian Mid-20th Century 18 karat polished white and yellow gold bangle bracelet with sapphire, ruby and emerald by Bulgari. The open-back flexible bracelet has 1 cabochon sapphire with an approximate total weight of 2.83 carats, 1 cabochon ruby with an approximate total weight of 3.24 carats, and 1 cabochon emerald with an approximate total weight of 1.84 carats. All three stones are bezel-set in the flexible sectioned bangle. As Mascetti and Triossi note in Bulgari, "...cabochons successfully render the volume or "cupola" effect of the jewel, which is further enhanced by their setting. These are never spiky claws but rounded and smooth collets which enhance the overall rounded shapes of the design." Discussed in Bulgari, by Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi, Abbeville Press Publishers, 1996, page 165-166.

Artist: Bulgari
Signed: "Bulgari" "750" "Roma" "Bvlgari"
Circa: 1970's
Dimensions: Interior circumference: 6-1/2" flexible interior
Item #:  BA-18235
Price:   $45,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Bulgari Mid-20th Century Sapphire Ruby Emerald and Gold Bangle Bracelet

Tiffany Morning Glory Paperweight Vase

A Tiffany Studios New York "Paperweight" vase by Louis Comfort Tiffany. A major innovation in Tiffany's work around 1900 involved the encasement of hot glass with an additional transparent layer--a technique associated with paperweights. The added layer of clear glass produced a three-dimensional effect, as though the plants existed in a lower level, beneath the surface. Most of Tiffany's early "Paperweight" vases had a clear body with a gold iridescent core, adding to the poetic effect. This particular vase displays purple and white cream morning glories with green veined leaves and stems against an iridescent translucent light green hued ground. The difficulty of creating naturalistic imagery in hot glass should not be underestimated. The detailed representation of the morning glory blossoms with their star-like markings makes this vase highly desirable. 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. 150, ca. not. 56; The Art Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany, by Paul E. Doros, New York: The Vendome Press, 2013, p. 140, fig. 89; and in: Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co., by John Loring, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002, page 163.

Artist: Tiffany
Signed: 1616 L; L.C. Tiffany - Favrile
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 9'' high x 5-1/4'' diameter
Item #:  T-18188
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Tiffany Morning Glory Paperweight Vase

Mid-20th Century Modernist Diamond and Gold Dress Set

An American Mid-20th Century 14 karat white gold dress set with diamonds. The dress set has 6 round diamonds with an approximate total weight of .40 carat. The dress set consists of a pair of cuff links and 4 dress studs designed in a highly stylized Modernist Mid-20th Century motif.

Signed: “14K”
Circa: 1950’s
Dimensions: Cuff links: 1-1/8'' length x 3/4'' width; Dress studs: 5/8" length x 1/2" width
Item #:  CS-17558
Price:   $3,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Mid-20th Century Modernist Diamond and Gold Dress Set

European Retro Yellow and White Gold Link Bracelet

A European Retro 18 karat yellow and white polished gold bracelet. The flexible bracelet is composed of 28 alternating yellow and white gold tubular links connected with moveable hinges.

Signed: "750" Partial maker's mark.
Circa: 1950's
Dimensions: 7-3/4'' length x 1-1/2'' width
Item #:  BA-18659
Price:   $17,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
European Retro Yellow and White Gold Link Bracelet

Van Cleef & Arpels Mid-20th Century Diamond Ruby Sapphire and Gold "Hawaii" Brooch

A Mid-20th Century 18 karat and platinum gold 'Hawaii' brooch with diamonds, rubies and sapphires by Van Cleef & Arpels. The brooch has 15 round diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.35 carats, 10 round rubies with an approximate total weight of 1.00 carat, and 36 round sapphires with an approximate total weight of 4.00 carats. The brooch is designed in a stylized flower motif. Van Cleef & Arpels Certificate of Authenticity, "According to a visual appraisal and to the Van Cleef & Arpels Archives, the item illustrated and described below bearing the engraved numbers NY22818.2...the item illustrated and described has been identified as a Van Cleef & Arpels creation." "A 'Hawaii' clip set with round diamonds, sapphires and rubies. Mounted in platinum, yellow gold and white gold. 1954."

Artist: Van Cleef & Arpels
Signed: "22818.2" "18K' Partial signature.
Circa: 1954
Dimensions: 2-3/4'' length x 1-1/4'' width
Item #:  BO-18600
Price:   $17,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Van Cleef & Arpels Mid-20th Century Diamond Ruby Sapphire and Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Paris Twisted Gold Ring/Band

A French Late-20th Century 18 karat white and gold ring by Van Cleef & Arpels. The polished yellow and white gold ring is designed in a multi-strand twisted motif.

Artist: Van Cleef Arpels
Signed: "VCA" "OR 750" 0518 1R7
Circa: 1970 - 80's
Dimensions: Ring size 7; this ring can be sized.
Item #:  R-18367
Price:   $2,750 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Van Cleef & Arpels Paris Twisted Gold Ring/Band

Chopard Geneva White Gold and Diamond Watch with Lapis Lazuli Face

A Swiss Late-20th Century 18 karat white gold watch with diamonds and lapis lazuli by Chopard. The watch has single-cut diamonds set around the dial and half-way down the bracelet with an approximate total weight of 1.50 carats, and a lapis lazuli dial which measures 25 mm in width and 20 mm in length. The overall watch case measures approximately 30 mm in width and 25 mm in length.

Artist: Chopard
Signed: Face: "Chopard Geneva"; Case: no. "30655, 5029 1" "LUC" ".750"
Circa: 1970"s-1980's
Dimensions: Interior circumference: 6-1/2"; face: 1" length x 1-1/4" width.
Item #:  W-18513
Price:   $14,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Chopard Geneva White Gold and Diamond Watch with Lapis Lazuli Face

Edwardian Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Pearl Pendant

An 18 karat gold and platinum pendant with diamonds and freshwater pearl. The pendant has 31 old mine-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.15 carats, and a natural freshwater pearl drop that measures 12mm x 11.6mm x 9.6mm. With an 18 karat white gold chain that is 18 inches long. GIA certificate: Natural freshwater pearl #110205873347

Circa: 1910
Dimensions: 1-1/2' length by 3/4" wide pendant
Item #:  PT-18774
Price:   $4,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Edwardian Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Pearl Pendant

19th Century Sculpture of a French Bulldog

A late 19th century sculpture of a French bulldog, carved in white and black mottled stone, with gold link collar adorned with red stone, and green stone eyes.

Dimensions: 2-1/4'' high x 1'' wide x 2-1/2'' deep
Item #:  S-19094
Price:   $9,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
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19th Century Sculpture of a French Bulldog

Diamond Gold and Cultured Pearl Necklace

An estate cultured round South Sea pearl necklace composed of 37 pearls measuring 12.50 mm to 10.75 mm. The strand is knotted on silk and finished with an 18 karat white gold diamond ball clasp.

Circa: Estate
Dimensions: 19'' length
Item #:  N-18278
Price:   $6,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Diamond Gold and Cultured Pearl Necklace

Or Amour Et Trinity Ring

A modern 18 karat white gold Or Amour Et Trinity ring by Cartier. Unlike with the classic Trinity design, the Or Amour Et Trinity ring has bands of graduating size and features the eponymous text on one of the bands.

Artist: Cartier
Signed: "Cartier 56 c.1998", Numbered "09696P"
Circa: 1998
Dimensions: Ring size 7
Item #:  R-19124
Price:   $2,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Or Amour Et Trinity Ring

Tiffany Studios New York Favrile Glass and Bronze "Harp" Floor Lamp

A Tiffany Studios New York "Harp" floor lamp with patinated bronze base and green blown-glass "Damascene" shade. This "Damascene" floor lamp is of a lead composition with a transparent green, "dychroide" glass and iridized glass combed decoration. Of particular note is the complexity of the iridization on the lamp that uses two distinct metallic oxides applied in two different techniques. Initially, a shell of transparent green glass was blown onto a core of opaque white glass core, forming the lamp's white interior and thin transparent green exterior. Subsequently, "Dychroide" glass was carefully trailed twenty-nine times around the form. This particular variety of "Dychroide" glass, an innovation by Arthur J. Nash, production manager at the Tiffany Furnaces, has the unique quality of appearing green in reflected light and amber in transmitted light. This innovation gives a dynamic quality to Tiffany's lamps that proved to be a true unification of form and function. When lit, the amber of the "Dychroide" glass causes the green to perceptually vibrate, further amplifying the effect of radiation in the lamp. The network of threads was subsequently marvered into the glass and evenly iridized with gold metallic oxides in the top half of the lamp and platinum metallic oxides in the bottom half of the lamp. Gold metal oxides that transition into strokes of platinum metallic oxides were then painted obliquely around the form. The piece was then blown and tooled into a dome shape. Evidence that the glass was first iridized then blown can be found in the subtle craquelure of the iridescence towards the base of the lamp. The double iridization creates a high luster and an added depth to the piece. A comb with twenty-nine teeth (equivalent to the number of "Dychroide" glass trails) was evenly raked through the semi-molten glass. The combing was purposefully offset from the trails so that they could still be seen in the final wave pattern. The green trails without "Dychroide" threads transmit the most light, creating a vivid amber starburst pattern when lit. The lamp shade is surmounted by a cast bronze aperture ring with three ball screws, liliform heat cap, terminating in a ball-shaped finial. The ventilation holes in the heat cap are subtly concealed by the five petals of the flower. The heat cap holds a light bulb and pull chain that terminates in an acorn pendant. The heat cap is supported on both sides by a harp with two component parts, a double ogee shoulder, and a single ogee base. The two parts of the harp are held together with a pin that allow the user to change the position of the light if they so wish. This mechanism is fitted with rosette motif side knobs that beautifully complement the liliform socket holder. The base of the harp splays into petals, connecting to the globular molding of a five-foot stem which swells, tapers, reswells, straightens, then reswells at the base. The stem is supported by five dartform feet. The cast bronze stem, harp, and base all have acid etched finishes giving them a red-speckled green patina. A similar base and shade are pictured separately in: Tiffany Lamps and Metalware: An illustrated reference to over 2000 models, by Alastair Duncan, Woodbridge: Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1988. Shade: p. 211, plate 827; base: p. 210, plate 821.

Artist: Tiffany Studios
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: Lamp: 15'' diameter x 58'' high; Shade 12"
Shade Signed: "L.C.T."
Base Signed: "Tiffany Studios New York 423 H"
Item #:  L-18654
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Tiffany Studios New York Favrile Glass and Bronze

Vhernier Sea Turtle Brooch

A sea turtle brooch set with pink mother of pearl diamonds and rock crystal on gold by Vhernier. The exotic sea turtle brooch features a carved rock crystal shell backed with mother of pearl, the head and extremities pavé-set with 151 round brilliant-cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.85 carat, approximately F – G color and VVS – VS clarity, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Excellent condition consistent with age and wear.

Artist: Vhernier
Signed: Vhernier
Circa: Modern
Dimensions: 1-1/4'' length
Item #:  BO-18935
Price:   $4,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Vhernier Sea Turtle Brooch

Platinum and Gold Necklace with Aquamarine and Diamonds

A platinum and 14 karat gold necklace with aquamarines and diamonds. The necklace has one kite-cut aquamarine with an approximate total weight of 17.39 carats, and a triangle aquamarine with an approximate total weight of 1.80 carats. The pendant is suspended from an 18.5" white gold chain that is set with 8 round-cut bezel-set diamonds that have the total weight of .45 carat.

Circa: 1980's
Dimensions: Chain 18.5"
Item #:  N-19075
Price:   $12,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Platinum and Gold Necklace with Aquamarine and Diamonds

White and Yellow Gold Ring by Van Cleef & Arpels

An 18 karat white and yellow gold ring by Van Cleef & Arpels. The center of the ring is white gold with a twisted rope pattern.

Artist: Van Cleef & Arperls
Signed: "Van Cleef Et Arpels" C5055 S4 K18
Circa: 1970's
Dimensions: Ring is a size 6. This ring can be resized.
Item #:  R-18805
Price:   $7,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
White and Yellow Gold Ring by Van Cleef & Arpels

Henry Dunay Multi-Gemstone Brooch

An American Contemporary 18 karat gold brooch with diamonds, emeralds, amethysts, turquoise and coral by Henry Dunay. The piece is a beautiful and playful array of cabochon amethyst, turquoise and coral set in twisted gold bezels, accented with raised, gold-framed diamonds and organized in an arresting organic lozenge shape. The brooch has 34 white round brilliant-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 3.40 carats, 10 cabochon emeralds with an approximate total weight of 1.50 carats, 16 cabochon amethysts, 12 cabochon turquoise, 4 cabochon coral. Pendant attachment on back.

Artist: Henry Dunay
Signed: "Dunay "18k
Circa: 2000's
Dimensions: 3'' diameter
Item #:  BO-19284
Price:   $22,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Henry Dunay Multi-Gemstone Brooch

Antique Black, White Enamel and Gold Ring featuring a Red Intaglio Carving

An Antique 22 karat gold ring with a black and white enamel band with gold accents, prominently featuring a reddish intaglio that predates its setting. The intaglio depicts a touching scene of mother and child, executed in sparse, elegant brush strokes.

Circa: 1860
Dimensions: Ring size 7-1/2
Item #:  R-19100
Price:   $9,950 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Antique Black, White Enamel and Gold Ring featuring a Red Intaglio Carving

Art Deco Amethyst and Diamond Necklace

An Art Deco diamond and amethyst necklace set in 18 karat white gold. The necklace's double chain is comprised of a repeating pattern of white gold diamond-studded plaques and cabochon amethysts, while the two central chandelier pendants both feature substantial cabochon amethysts and detailed frames studded with white diamonds. This necklace has 290 rose-cut diamonds that have the approximate total weight of 7.30 carats. The weight of the 2 large amethysts is 29.00 carats and 21.00 carats. With additional 30 oval cabochon amethysts.

Circa: 1920-1925
Dimensions: 16-1/2 '' length, 2-1/2 in pendant drop
Item #:  N-19217
Price:   $49,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Art Deco Amethyst and Diamond Necklace

Italian Mid-20th Century Diamond and Gold Necklace

An Italian Mid-20th Century 18 karat white gold necklace with diamonds. The necklace has 138 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 11.04 carats, G/H color and VS clarity. The necklace is designed as a series of three rows of diamond-set blossoms.

Signed: Italian control and maker’s marks
Circa: 1970's
Dimensions: 15-1/2'' length x 3/4'' width
Item #:  N-16991
Price:   $45,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Italian Mid-20th Century Diamond and Gold Necklace

Gold and enamel cufflinks

A pair of double sided English Mid-20th Century 18 karat gold and patterned enamel cufflinks in blue, red and white.

Signed: "JWB", with Birmingham assay marks
Circa: 1942
Dimensions: 3/4'' length x 1/2'' width
Item #:  CS-19305
Price:   $2,950 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Gold and enamel cufflinks

Van Cleef & Arpels Paris Late-20th Century Gold Twist Bangle Bracelet

A French 18 karat gold bangle bracelet by Van Cleef & Arpels. The polished yellow and white gold bangle bracelet is designed in a multi-strand twisted motif.

Artist: Van Cleef Arpels
Signed: "750" French Control Marks. "OR 750 B2196R7 VCA"
Circa: 1970-80's
Dimensions: 7-7/8" internal circumference
Item #:  BA-18362
Price:   $12,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Van Cleef & Arpels Paris Late-20th Century Gold Twist Bangle Bracelet

Gold Earrings with white and Fancy Colored Diamonds by René Boivin.

A pair of French Late-20th Century 18 karat gold earrings with white diamonds and fancy colored diamonds by René Boivin. The textured gold earrings are a wide open tear drop studded with variously-colored fancy diamonds. A large decorative 'X' of gold and white diamonds encircles the bottom of the earring, making them fully dimensional. The earrings have 118 round brilliant-cut white and fancy color diamonds with an approximate total weight of 9.40 carats.

Artist: René Boivin
Signed: French control marks,
Circa: 1980's
Dimensions: 1'' length x 1'' width
Item #:  ER-19027
Price:   $21,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Gold Earrings with white and Fancy Colored Diamonds by René Boivin.

Estate Aquamarine, Sapphire, Diamond and Gold Earrings

A pair of American Estate 18 karat yellow and white gold earrings with aquamarines, sapphires and diamonds by Zwikker & Zacher. These earrings have 4 oval aquamarines with an approximate total weight of 34.00 carats, 28 oval sapphires with an approximate total weight of 10.00 carats, and 34 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .68 carats. Detachable drops. With original box. Beloved as the birthstone for the month of March, the name aquamarine is derived from the Latin word for sea water. Known and treasured since before modern times, the 1st Century A.D. historian and philosopher Pliny the Elder wrote of the stone, "the lovely aquamarine, which seems to have come from some mermaid's treasure house, in the depths of a summer sea, has charms not to be denied." Roman legend had it that the stone absorbed and preserved young love, and was the most popular stone for marriage and morning gifts. (A morning gift is an object presented to the bride by her groom the morning after their wedding.) In fact, this custom may well be the origin of the "something blue" that is traditionally presented to a bride before her nuptials. The stone was also believed to protect travelers, particularly sailors, and is often associated with the far-traveling St. Thomas the Apostle. From ancient through Medieval times aquamarine was the preferred stone for the making of fortune-telling crystal balls for its supposed "divining power," and similarly used as an antidote to eye illnesses for the same reason. This particular piece exemplifies the beauty of blue aquamarine, especially with its stunning blue sapphire and diamond accents.

Artist: Zwikker & Zacher
Signed: Marked “18k”, “750”.
Circa: 1990’s
Dimensions: 3'' length x 3/4'' width (with drops); 3/4" length x 3/4" width (without drops)
Item #:  ER-17472
Price:   $13,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Estate Aquamarine, Sapphire, Diamond and Gold Earrings

Bulgari Ruby and Diamond Earrings

A pair of Italian late-20th century 18 karat gold earrings with rubies and diamonds by Bulgari. Both the elegantly petite tops and the substantial drops of these earrings feature a hexagonal ruby of exceptional color framed by two plaques of brilliant-cut diamonds. The two major segments of the earring are joined by a stylized curb link also accented with white brilliant-cut diamonds, beautifully marrying the three design elements of the piece. The 2 larger rubies have the approximate total weight of 5.00 carats and the 2 smaller rubies have the approximate total weight 1.70 carats. The 90 round-cut diamonds have the approximate total weight of 1.60 carats.

Artist: Bulgari
Signed: "Bvlgari"
Circa: 1980's
Dimensions: 1 1/2'' length x 1/2'' width
Item #:  ER-19328
Price:   $29,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Bulgari Ruby and Diamond Earrings

Van Cleef and Arpels Elephant Brooch

A French 18 karat gold elephant brooch with coral and enamel by Van Cleef and Arpels. A novelty brooch of an elephant with oval-cut emerald eyes that have the approximate total weight of .24 carat, carved white coral tusks and black enamel feet, in textured 18 karat yellow gold.

Artist: Van Cleef and Arpels
Signed: "VCA 750 (c) 68 B100629" French control marks
Circa: 1968
Dimensions: 1-3/4'' long x 1-1/2'' wide
Item #:  BO-19362
Price:   $27,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Van Cleef and Arpels Elephant Brooch

Tiffany Studios New York "Geometric Tile" Chandelier

A Tiffany Studios New York "Geometric Greek Key" chandelier. The domed shade has a central white opalescent turtleback tile with gold iridescence, from which radiates a geometric pattern of graduating glass tiles in white and amber tones, all set within a wide Greek Key patterned rim in verdigris patina, supported by four handles and chains. A similar chandelier is pictured in: Tiffany Lamps and Metalware: An illustrated reference to over 2000 models, by Alastair Duncan, Woodbridge: Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1988, p. 316, plate 1263. Brief Overview of the Chandelier Tiffany was a man preoccupied with Grecian decor. In the same year this fixture was produced, Tiffany threw his famed Quest for Beauty pageant for his sixty-eighth birthday on February 19, 1915. The Greek pageant illustrated the journey of mankind from caveman to cultured artistic civilization. Tiffany spared no expense, spending $15,000 on lights, and hiring a cast of forty-two professional actors. Lining the back of the actors, were a row of Grecian shields including the shield of Medusa. The iridescence for which Tiffany was most renowned was inspired by the iridescence of Roman and Grecian glass. As a close friend of the Met Museum's president, he kept up to date with the latest archaeological discoveries. The lamp's amber glass is of particular richness, owing to the fearless experimentation of Tiffany's lead chemist Arthur J. Nash. Nash added unconventional materials such as birch bark and burnt oats to create glass that varied in value and delighted with their imperfection. It is extremely rare to find a chandelier with exquisite bronze work surrounding the overall leaded glass composition. In 50 years specializing in the artwork of Louis Comfort Tiffany, this is the first "Greek Key" border chandelier we have had the good fortune to offer for sale.

Artist: Tiffany
Circa: 1915
Dimensions: 25'' diameter x 18'' high
Shade Signed: Tiffany Studios New York 5075
Item #:  L-19430
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Tiffany Studios New York

Snake Ring by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co.

An 18 karat white and yellow three-coil gold snake ring with diamonds and emeralds by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger was well known and well celebrated for his elegant and whimsical animal motifs. This particular ring, an homage to the prolific Victorian snake motif wedding bands, is a lovely example of Schlumberger's hallmark design. The ring has 25 round brilliant-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .20 carat and two round brilliant-cut emeralds that weigh .05 carat.

Artist: Tiffany & Co
Signed: "Tiffany & Co Schlumberger 18k"
Circa: 1980's
Dimensions: Ring size is 5-3/4
Item #:  R-19408
Price:   $9,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
Snake Ring by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co.

Art Nouveau Brooch with Aquamarine, Diamond and plique-à-jour Enamel by Lalique

"L'Anémone des Bois", A French Art Nouveau masterwork by René Lalique. Created in 1897, this 18 karat gold brooch showcases Lalique's mastery of "plique-à-jour" enamel and also represents one of his earliest explorations of the art of molded glass. The brooch is accented by two oval faceted aquamarines weighing approximately 8.10 and 3.75 carats. More than any technical mastery or gemological import, the brooch is distinguished by its aesthetics and its deep meaning. This exquisite "Anémones des Bois" Brooch is an important example of René Lalique's early work, predating his international debut at the Exposition Universelle of 1900. While his most prolific version of the anemone motif was the "Anémone couronnée" or poppy anemone, only a few choice pieces depict the "Anémone des Bois" or wood anemone. Unlike the poppy anemone, which grew in the balmy Mediterranean summer, the Anémone des Bois was known to the French as the harbinger of spring. While the forest floor lay dormant, the wood anemone alone reared its small head. Areas where the poor could pick this humble flower were demarcated with signs reading "Les Halles." The Anémone des Bois lined the border of the forest, enticing promenading couples into the forest's embrace for an afternoon tryst. Pure white anemones thus became a symbol of virginal purity, mourning its imminent profanity by carnal desire. Lalique knew these traditions well from spending his childhood and summer holidays in the commune of Aÿ in Marne, located on a plateau overlooking the hillsides of Champagne. Two forests dominated the Marne landscape. To the west lay the old-growth forest of Sermiers, and to the east lay La forêt domaniale du Chêne à la Vierge. Promenading in the forest was a popular Sunday pastime for locals, especially as a way to escape the unrelenting dry heat of the noonday sun. Lalique expanded upon the theme of carnal desire, using the anemone to allegorize the stages of courtship. Our Anémone des Bois marked the beginning of this five-year-long exploration. With its petals slightly closed, the flower embodies the initial "rejet" or rejection of love. Fitting of a depiction of "rejet" the work epitomizes divine symmetry and youthful vigor. The flower's posture relates to local wisdom: villagers could tell rain was coming when the Anémone des Bois closed its petals. By closing its petals, the flower rebuffs the words and sexual advances of the man. The second anemone in the series has its petals in disarray but receptive to potential pollination. An anemone in this position embodied "l'acceptation de l'amour" or the acceptance of love. The third anemone is the most sensual of the series, two anemones approach a passionate kiss, embodying the "consommation" or consummation. The final anemone in the series was completed in 1901. Titled "Mort de l'anémone" it is Lalique's only representation of the blue anemone. Through the consummation, its petals have been dyed and its purity defiled. In macabre detail, the skeletal structure of the anemone's rhizomes, or underground stems, are put on full view. The plant has been uprooted, and the encounter has finished. Contemporary novelist Émile Pouvillon related the death of the anemone to the act of deflowering in his 1895 short story "Les Anémones sont Mortes." The story's heroine, a young country girl, loses herself in a bout of unrestrained euphoria with her lover. In their rolling about, "Anémones des Bois" are ripped out and bruised. At the 1898 Salon, the first Anémone des Bois was a critical triumph. Displayed with the second and third anemone in the series, the first was favored for its fully articulated plique-à-jour leaves. In the premier French decorative arts magazine Art et Décoration, the Anémone des Bois was praised for its "candid whiteness" and leaves that suggest "an infinitely complicated and precious architecture." Our Anémone des Bois is resplendent with the technical acuity that made Lalique known as the "master of modern bijoux (jewelry.)" In his early years, Lalique personally designed and modeled each mold for his creations in clay. These molds were then cast in iron and coated with a paste of resin and beeswax, hand-tooled for detail. The finish pressed-glass jewel was submerged in a bath of hydrofluoric acid, frosting the exterior. A thin layer of "jade green" powdered enamel was sifted and annealed onto the piece. The venation of each petal was painstakingly cut, revealing the plain crystal underneath. The warm glow of the gold backing gives the piece a breathtaking amber hue.

Artist: Lalique
Signed: "LALIQUE"
Circa: 1897
Dimensions: 2-1/2'' length x 2-3/4'' width
Item #:  BO-19326
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Art Nouveau Brooch with Aquamarine, Diamond and plique-à-jour Enamel by Lalique

A Pair of Multi-Gemstone Brooches by Rene Boivin

A pair of French Art Deco 18 karat gold "lilac-leaf" brooches with tourmaline, peridot, aquamarine and diamond by René Boivin. Executed under the leadership of famed Boivin designer Suzanne Belperron, these spectacular pieces are as significant in the history of high jewelry as they are beautiful. Belperron once famously declared "my signature is my style..." and these elegant brooches certainly demonstrate the height of her particular style: the refined, geometrically-rendered organic shape of the lilac leaf, the sensitive and masterful employment of color gradation, and the interplay of complementary shapes are all hallmarks of Belperron's work for Boivin. The brooches have oval-cut tourmalines, green and yellow beryl, which together have and approximate total weight of 42.25 carats; aquamarines with an approximate total weight of 17.00 carats; and 30 single-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .70 carat. With authenticity report from expert Francoise Cailles. Boivin is a remarkable exception to many of the presiding trends of the 1930s. For one, the house eschewed the stark, monotonous, and highly geometric Art Deco stye. While other firms continued to churn out architecturally clean designs in white diamond and platinum, Boivin maintained their commitment to celebrating color and the organic forms of the natural world. Also notable, and unusual for the time, is that Boivin was an all-female led firm. After the premature death of René Boivin in 1917, the firm would be led until its dissolution by his widow, Jeanne Boivin, and a host of brilliant female designers, among them Suzanne Belperron, Juliette Moutard and Germain Boivin,

Artist: Boivin
Circa: 1936
Dimensions: 2-3/4" length x 2-1/8"'width
Item #:  BO-19401
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
A Pair of Multi-Gemstone Brooches by Rene Boivin
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