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  • Preowned 1940s Irina Roublon Eccentric And Fabulous Christmas Ornament Hat
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    Preowned 1940s Irina Roublon Eccentric And Fabulous Christmas Ornament Hat
    Be The Hit Of The Party With This 1940S Holiday Hat! From Divine San Francisco Milliner Extraordinaire Irina Roublon Comes This Festive Extravaganza Of Glass Christmas Ball Ornaments, Lame, Tinsel And Veiling. Combs Attach This So It Stands Up Like A Crown From The Crown Of The Head. One Size Fits All.Irina Excelled In Several Design Fields.Following Fashion Design School In New York City, And Her Move To San Francisco Irina Opened, In 1945, Her First Studio-Salon, As A Millinery Designer: Erabelle Hat Shop. For Her Shop's Logo She Used Her Fencing Mask And A Pair Of Foils.She Created 118 Headdresses For The Headdress Ball At The San Francisco Museum Of Art. Her Hats Were Recognized In San Francisco (Where They Were Frequently Remarked By Herb Caen) And Beyond. She Also Created A Special Collection Of Miniature Hats.She Later Shifted To American Haute Couture. She Became San Francisco's Most Notable Couturier, Designing Gowns, Outfits, And Coats Under The Label Irina Roublon, With Her Own Maison At San Francisco's Union Square.Among Other Accomplishments, In 1953 She Was Invited To Milan, And Designed The Costumes For The La Scala Production Of Puccini's Opera La Fanciulla Del West.Her 1955 Holiday Collection Show At Her Stockton Studio Featured 43 Selections, One Executed By Gellenghi, Florence, Italy. She Later Moved The Atelier To 260 Sutter St.She Dressed Many Of The City's Grande Dames, Including Ann Getty Light, Katherine Trefethen, Barbara Morgan Eisele, Kathryn Crosby, Maud Hill Schroll, Princess Natasha Romanoff, Etc. Herb Caen Often Referred To Her As Chanel Of The West Coast.
  • Preowned 2.36ct Diamond And Platinum Glycine Cocktail Watch - Art Deco Style - Antique
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    Preowned 2.36ct Diamond And Platinum Glycine Cocktail Watch - Art Deco Style - Antique
    A Fine And Impressive Antique Diamond Watch In The Art Deco Style, With 2.36 Carat (Total) Diamonds Set In Platinum; Part Of Our Antique Watch And Diamond Jewelry CollectionsThis Stunning Antique Diamond Watch Has Been Crafted In Platinum.The Subtly Curved Feature Setting Surrounds The Aged White Dial Displaying The Maker's Name Glycine* In Addition To Bold Black Arabic Hour Numerals Around A Tonneau Shaped, Track Style Chapter Ring.The Manual Wind Watch Is Fitted With Blued Steel Shaped Hands And A Plain Crown/winder.The Watch Bezel And Fixed Lugs Create The Feature Geometric Art Deco Design Ornamented With A Combination Of Modern Brilliant Transitional Round Cut And Eight-Cut Diamonds.The Sides Of The Watch Case Are Embellished With A Central Band Of Chased Decorated Geometric Motifs.This Authentic Antique Diamond Watch Is Fitted With An Articulated Platinum Bracelet Strap Consisting Of Two Feature Angular Shaped Anterior Links And Thirty-Three Rectangular Links, All Ornamented With Individually Set Diamonds.The Bracelet Strap Secures To The Reverse With A Diamond Embellished Hallmarked Locking Clasp, And Benefits From The Additional Security Of A Fine Link Chain And Spring Ring Catch.This Fine Example Of 1930's Craftsmanship Is Fitted With The Authentic Swiss Made, 17 Jewels, Glycine Watch Co., One Temp Adjusted Movement.This Impressive Cocktail Watch Is Supplied With An Independent Diamond Grading Report Card.Note* Glycine Was Founded By Eugène Meylan In 1914 In Bienne, Switzerland. The Company Became A Market Leader In Producing Miniature Movements For Fine Quality Watches.DimensionsLength Lug To Lug 3.7Cm/1.45"Width Across Bezel 1.4Cm/0.55"Width Across Glass 9Mm/0.35"Total Wearing Length 16.6Cm/6.53"The Length Of The Bracelet Strap May Be Professionally Adjusted On Request To Meet Your Personal Requirements - Links May Be Added Or Removed.Diamond QualityColor (Average Grades) G/hClarity (Average Grades) Vs2 - Si 1Cut Modern Brilliant Transitional Round/eight-CutContent (Total) 2.24 CaratsMaker: Glycine Watch Co.Origin: Bienne, Switzerland, EuropeDate: Circa 1930Video: A Video Of This Fine Piece Is Available Upon Request.Reflections In Photographs May Detract From The True Representation Of This Fine Antique Diamond Watch.Ac Silver Item Ref. Sku: A2176
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