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26 juillet 2016

An Art Deco emerald and diamond brooch-pendant

Lot 246. An Art Deco emerald and diamond brooch-pendant, circa 1925. Estimate £5,000 - £8,000($9,855 - $15,768). Price Realized £11,400 ($22,469).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 The central cabochon emerald drop within the vari-cut diamond openwork surround with emerald and diamond drop detail, millegrain setting, circa 1925, 8.5 cm. high.  Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London, King Street
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26 juillet 2016

A rare Art Deco lacquer and gem-set cigarette box, by Cartier

Lot 197. A rare Art Deco lacquer and gem-set cigarette box, by Cartier. Estimate £25,000 - £35,000 ($9,855 - $13,797). Price Realized £28,800 ($56,765).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 Of rectangular outline, the lid with central lacquer and dyed mother-of-pearl plaque depicting a Chinese nocturnal scene with cabochon and calibré-cut sapphires representing the moon and its reflection in the water, set between two faux tortoiseshell panels with scroll motifs decorated with coral, to the coral clasp and stepped ebony... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2016

A pair of Art Deco aquamarine and diamond ear pendants, by Cartier 

Lot 194. A pair of Art Deco aquamarine and diamond ear pendants, by Cartier. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000 ($9,855 - $13,797). Price Realized £18,000 ($35,478).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 Each designed as an openwork diamond panel to the five oval-shaped aquamarines suspending three drops, circa 1930, in fitted case. Both signed Cartier London (2).  Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London, King Street
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26 juillet 2016

A small blue and white 'Lotus' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 73. A small blue and white 'Lotus' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish is painted with a central medallion of lotus meander below a band of demi-lotus sprays at the rim, and with a frieze of lotus scroll on the exterior. Together with another four blue and white 'lotus' dishes with similar design, 19th century, all with apocryphal Qianlong seal marks on the bases. 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. All small... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2016

A set of seven blue and white fluted 'Sea creatures' dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 75. A set of seven blue and white fluted 'Sea creatures' dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The interior of each dish is decorated in shades of blue to depict a crab in the centre surrounded by fish, shells and weeds. The exterior is painted with clusters of associated foliage surrounding a mark within double-circles. 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. There is a small section to the rim of one dish that has been out and restuck, measuring approx. 2.5 x 1 cm. There are a few minor... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2016

A pair of doucai 'dragon' dishes, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 74. A pair of doucai'dragon' dishes, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each dish is decorated in the center with a five-clawed iron-red dragon amidst clouds enclosed by five carps swimming atop waves. The exterior is decorated with a band of similar green waves and the base is inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. (2). Both have areas of misfiring, particularly to the green enamel; some minor surface scratches, consistent with age and... [Lire la suite]

26 juillet 2016

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen to stage a spectacular tribute to Fra Bartolommeo

Fra Bartolommeo, The Incarnation of Christ, Enthroned Virgin Surrounded by Six Saints, 1515. Paneel, 96 x 76,5 cm. Paris, Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures.  ROTTERDAM.- In 2017 it will be the 500 years since the Italian painter Fra Bartolommeo died at the age of forty-four. He was famed for his drawings and paintings, characterised by monumental figures, bright colours and a tranquil lyricism. From 15 October 2016, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is staging a spectacular tribute to this great artist with... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2016

Bowes Museum acquires "St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child"

Dieric Bouts the Elder (Haarlem c.1415 – Louvain 1475), St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child, circa 1440-1475. Oil on canvas (transferred from panel in 1899), 1092 x 864 mm. Bowes Museum © National Trust COUNTY DURHAM.- The Bowes Museum announced that it has secured funding from Art Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), and a number of private donors, totalling £2,290,650, to acquire an outstanding 15th century painting deemed an important British cultural asset and initiating a partnership... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2016

A Renaissance Revival diamond, pearl and enamel necklace, circa 1880, by Giuliano

Lot 157. A Renaissance Revival diamond, pearl and enamel necklace, circa 1880, by Giuliano.  Estimate £8,000 - £12,000 ($15,768 - $23,652). Price Realized £40,800 ($80,417).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 The necklace composed of two six row pearl sections each terminating in black and white enamel and diamond shield-shaped plaques, to the central pearl, enamel and diamond pendant, circa 1880, 38.3 cm. long, in original maroon leather fitted case by C. Giuliano, 115 Piccadilly, London. With maker's mark CG... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2016

A pair of Renaissance Revival pearl and enamel bracelets, circa 1880, by Giuliano

Lot 156. A pair of Renaissance Revival pearl and enamel bracelets, circa 1880, by Giuliano. Estimate £4,000 - £5,000 ($7,884 - $9,855). Price Realized £8,400 ($16,556).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 Each composed of five rows of seed pearls to the black and white enamel and diamond shield-shaped terminals, adapted, circa 1880, 16.5 cm. long. Each with maker's mark CG for Carlo Giuliano (2).  Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London, King Street