Antique Duck Brooch


Pavé diamond duck brooch with a ruby eye and a cabochon chrysoprase central wing, mounted in platinum.

American, ca. 1900
Width: 1 1/4 in.
(approximately 2 cts)

Special price: $26,000

Mauboussin Ruby, Diamond and Gold Bracelet


Retro 18k gold fancy link bracelet with ruby and diamond scrolled clasp.

By Mauboussin, Paris, ca. 1940
Length:  7 1/4 inches


other view, Mauboussin Ruby, Diamond and Gold Bracelet

“Deceptively Modern” Exhibition Preview in ForbesLife Magazine


Beth Bernstein wrote a thoughtful preview in ForbesLife Magazine about our upcoming exhibition:

Over the past several years, Peter Schaffer, Director of A La Vieille Russie has been witnessing a change in the market and he has been building a collection to meet the growing demand. He has curated Deceptively Modern: Jewelry 1940s-1980s, an exhibition sale that highlights dynamic pieces that were designed from the end of WWII through the 1980s. On view from October 23rd through November 15th, the collection features bold statement jewelry by famed designers such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Mauboussin, Gucci, and Angela Cummings, among others.