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Tag: Cartier

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    Jewels & Watches

    Henri Rodanet (1884-1956), the descendant of a family of Parisian watchmakers, joined Jaeger LeCoultre after World War I. At the time, small wristwatches were beginning to be marketed toward women. The duo wanted to make small size lady’s watches without compromising on quality. Rodanet brainstormed the idea and came up…

    Boucheron Diamond Yellow Sapphire and South Sea Cultured Pearl Necklace
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    Premier Auctions | Session I

    Highlighted in the first session of Brunk Auctions’ upcoming event is a 1964 Lincoln Continental sedan from the Ford Motor Company. Since 1939, the division of Lincoln Continental was led by Edsel Ford, son of the founder Henry Ford. He produced personal luxury convertible cars as vacation vehicles. The featured…

    Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Necklace
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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    Founded by Constantine Sotirios Boulgaris in 1884, Bvlgari is one of Italy’s oldest jewelry houses. Since its inception, the brand drew inspiration from both the Roman and Greek periods and the Italian Renaissance. In the mid-1950s, Bvlgari introduced a jewelry line using a wide range of color combinations and gemstones,…

    Important Bulgari Gemstone Brooch
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    Jewels Online

    Lawrence Graff’s passion for diamonds paved the way for a career as a gemologist. Graff was self-taught and apprenticed at the famed Hatton Garden in London. In 1960, he founded his eponymous jewelry label at 21 years old. The company soon earned global recognition for its fine jewelry and rare…

    TIFFANY & CO. HARDSTONE AND GOLD BANGLE BRACELET
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    Fine and Decorative Arts: Day 2

    Founded in 1886, Newcomb College was the first women’s coordinate college within an American university. The school, which was famous for its pottery, provided an opportunity for women to acquire industrial skills during the postwar period. The embroidery curriculum, introduced later, offered a quality standard similar to the college’s pottery…

    Chinese Junyao Porcelain Vase Ex Beatty Coll.
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    Online September Auction

    Kehinde Wiley's painting is one of the highlighted lots in the upcoming September sale, presented by Leonard Auction. Titled Psyche Abandoned, the piece shows a Black woman's portrait against a heavily-ornamented pattern of flowers. Wiley is recognized for his highly patterned portrait paintings of Black Americans. The poses, objects, and backgrounds…

    ASIAN CLOISONNE BOX AND STAND
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    California Jewels

    Sometimes called the “King of Diamonds” or the “New Harry Winston,” London-born jeweler Laurence Graff is known for his use of rare diamonds and colored gems. A self-taught gemologist, Graff began his career as an apprentice at a local shop. In 1960, he founded Graff Diamonds and became the first…

    GRAFF- WHITE GOLD, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BOMBE RING
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    Asian Art, Antiques & Estates

    Amedeo Simonetti was a famous Italian painter known for his Orientalist paintings. The watercolors completed by his uncle, Ettore Simonetti, served as inspiration for the artist's compositions. Simonetti later went on to study at the Accademia di San Luca and learned the techniques of en plein air painting. The Eastern scenes depicted…

    Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Brush Pot
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    Exceptional Estates Auction

    Henri Matisse continuously defied the conventional rules of the art world. Matisse, along with a few fellow artists, helped lead art movements such as Fauvism and Modernism in the early 20th century. Hosted by Blackwell Auctions, the upcoming Exceptional Estates Auction features a Matisse lithograph titled Portrait de Claude. It…

    MORT KUNSTLER, Stonewall Jackson, Limited
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    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold its first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces Auction on Wednesday, September 16th

    The sale features more than one hundred lots from various private collections, highlighted by the collection of Mary and Lou Silver of Indian Wells, California The auction’s expected top lot is this dazzling 12.01-carat emerald cut diamond (K VVS1) and platinum ring (est. $80,000-$120,000). DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES,…

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold its first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces Auction on Wednesday, September 16th
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    Opulent Jewels, Accessories & Important Jade

    In the upcoming sale, GWS Auctions will present jewelry and accessories with an emphasis on jade items. A jade Buddha pendant is one of the featured lots. Made from Type A jade, this pendant is finished with an 18-karat white gold mounting and diamond accents. In Chinese culture, jade is considered a…

    23mm Certified Natural Type A Jadeite & 18K Ring
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    Exceptional Fall Estate Auction

    Sandu Darie was a prominent Concrete artist known for his kinetic sculptures. Darie initially studied law in Romania but, due to political unrest in the 1930s, moved to Paris. There he joined a Romanian avant-garde group and later moved to Cuba to start experimenting with concrete art. His sculptures received…

    Attr. Cartier Panther 18K YG Diamond Cuff Bracelet
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    Estate Of A Pan Am World Airways Pilot

    A sapphire-studded diamond brooch from Cartier is a key jewelry piece in the upcoming Estate of a Pan Am World Airways Pilot auction. The brooch, from the Panthère De Cartier collection, is in the form of a running panther holding a diamond and Tahitian pearl drop. Also offered are jewelry…

    19.34ct Emerald And 8.70ct Diamond Earrings
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    Watches

    Following the success of the Rolex reference 6238 watch, an updated reference 6239 was launched in 1963. It was the only model that featured inverse colors for sub-dials. Before becoming known as the Rolex Daytona, this racing-inspired watch was called the Rolex LeMans. The upcoming Watches auction, presented by Sotheby’s,…

    PATEK PHILIPPE - RETAILED BY SPAULDING & CO A FINE YELLOW GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND-SET OPEN FACED WATCH WITH ASSOCIATED YELLOW GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND EMERALD-SET PENDANT, CIRCA 1895
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    Estate Jewelry, Fine Art & Collectibles

    Even though the panther debuted in Cartier jewelry in 1914, the motif did not became synonymous with the brand until the 1940s. Cartier's elegant feline was popularized and perfected by Jean Toussaint, the company’s director and a close companion of Louis Cartier. With the help of designer Peter Lemarchand, Toussaint…

    Diamond and 18K Engagement Ring
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    An Eclectic Collection & Estate Jewelry Sale

    Jean Simon Deverberie, a Parisian sculptor and clockmaker, was active during a period of significant social change in French society. A 1791 piece of legislation removed mandatory guild memberships for craftsperson, allowing Deverberie the freedom to experiment with different techniques within his company. His style was influenced by Greco-Roman mythology,…

    Rene Kern 18kt Gold Compact Case
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    August Jewels & Watches

    Launched during the Baselworld show in 2015, the Ulysse Nardin Anchor Tourbillon watch was produced in a limited edition of eight series, with 18 pieces per series. The Tourbillon watch was the first to feature Ulysse Nardin’s proprietary constant force escapement system. After eight years of research and development, the…

    5.59-Carat Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring
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    Jewelry Online

    Established in 1969, the Jean Mahie design firm resulted in a partnership between Jacline Mazard and her father-in-law, Jean-Marie Mazard. Jacline displayed an unusual artistic ability from a young age. Recognizing her talent, Jean-Marie channeled Jacline’s expertise into a successful jewelry line. Since then, the Jean Mahie duo has become…

    Maz Pair of Gold, Shell and Split Pearl Earrings
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    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    Launched in 1956, the Day-Date was the first self-winding and waterproof chronometer watch by Rolex. Designed by the founder Hans Wilsdorf, the Rolex flagship model has a built-in calendar that displays the full day and date. It is popularly known as the “Rolex President” due to its symbolic bracelet and…

    18K Gold Diamond Large Lapis Pendant
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    Oil on canvas still life painting by Russian artist Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955) brings $262,500 at Andrew Jones Auctions

    Bidding for the circa 1925 painting, titled Still life with flowers and fruit, opened above the high estimate and quickly climbed to its final selling price. Oil on canvas painting by Nicolai Fechin (Russian, 1881-1955), titled Still life with flowers and fruit (circa 1925), signed lower right, 20 inches by…

    Oil on canvas still life painting by Russian artist Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955) brings $262,500 at Andrew Jones Auctions