Description

    Gold Cuff Links and Tie Tack Set, Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co.
    The 18k gold set includes a pair of cuff links and a tie tack and weighs 17.30 grams; all marked Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co.
    Cuff Link Dimensions: 1 inch x 7/16 inch
    Tie Tack Dimensions: 3/4 inch x 3/8 inch


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co.
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: All pieces are marked 18K Tiffany Schlumberger. Pinstem of the tie tack is marked 14K. Tie tack clutch back is yellow metal.


    Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co.: Parisian artist and jeweler Jean Schlumberger's (1907-1987) career began as a costume jewelry designer for Elsa Schiaparelli. Recognition came when in 1955; he joined Tiffany & Co., becoming the first designer to be given the privilege of signing his name to his jewelry. In his two decades with Tiffany, Schlumberger traveled extensively, often in the company of the social elite. His sensitivity to balance and proportion is evident in all of his designs from the most geometric to classic to outrageously whimsical. Schlumberger's pure love of nature such as butterflies, birds, sea life and flowers lead to enchanting designs that are highly prized and collectible to this day. His creations featured a rainbow of color formed by the best of gems, in combination with enamel and gold. Not limited to just jewelry, Schlumberger designed fabulous compacts, picture frames, cigarette cases and objects of vertu; which, today, are found in private collections and museums around the world.

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    April, 2016
    19th Tuesday
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