Alain.R.Truong

06 février 2016

A suite of conch pearl, spinel and diamond jewellery

A suite of conch pearl, spinel and diamond jewellery. Estimate HK$1,000,000 - HK$1,200,000 ($129,585 - $155,502). Price Realized HK$1,200,000 ($155,502) © Christie's Image 2005 The fringe of conch pearls and cabochon spinels with marquise and circular-cut diamond spacers and backchain, and a pair of ear pendants en suite, necklace 39.5 cm, ear pendants 3.0 cm (3). Lot 2229 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELLERY AND JADEITE JEWELLERY, 29 November 2005, Hong Kong
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06 février 2016

Art Deco brooch set with diamond emerald and conch pearl in the manner of Cartier

Art Deco brooch set with diamond emerald and conch pearl in the manner of Cartier. Estimate: £500 - £800. Hammer Price £9,400. Photo courtesy Ewbank's 2014 in millgrain setting, pearl measuring 11.48 x 9 x 7.28 mm diamond weight .6 . Brooch dimensions 4 cm x 1.6 cm, 3.5 grams total. Emerald dimensions 3.5 mm. Lot 152.  Ewbank's. Winter Fine Sale including Jewellery & Silver, 26th November 2014, 10:30am
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06 février 2016

Anonymous Pine and Crane (Longevity Painting), Qing dynasty, 1894

Anonymous, Pine and Crane (Longevity Painting), bestowed by Empress Dowager Cixi on Madame Peng, Mother of Duke Kong Lingyi, Qing dynasty, 1894. Hanging scroll; gold pigment on paper 115 x 55 cm (painting), 248 x 76.5 cm (overall with mounting). Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province
06 février 2016

“Imperially bestowed ‘Poetry, Documents, Ritual, Music’" seal, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

“Imperially bestowed ‘Poetry, Documents, Ritual, Music’" seal, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Soapstone (shoushan shi). H. 7.2 x W. 6 x D. 3.5 cm, Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province
06 février 2016

Conch Pearls at Christie's, Important Jewellery, 6 December 2006, London, King Street

A pearl, conch pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate £ 8,000 - £10,000 ($15,768 - $19,710). Price Realized £9,600 ($18,922). © Christie's Image 2006 The collet-set diamond necklace with pearl spacers suspending a diamond line of similar design with central conch pearl and pearl drop, to the fine-link backchain, 38.6 cm. long, in green leather case. Lot 218.  Accompanied by report No. 978255 dated 29 July 2005 from the Precious Stone Laboratory, London, stating the lower pearl weighing 34.45... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2016

In and out of storage: Mauritshuis exhibits rarely seen works from its collection

 Storage room of the Mauritshuis. From left to right: Amor Triumphant by Friedrich Bury, Portrait of Queen Beatrix by Andy Warhol, Portrait of a Man by Karel Slabbaert (top) and Dilapidated Farmhouse with Peasants by Jan van Goyen (middle) and Landscape with Bridge, known as 'The Small Bridge' by Jan van Goyen (below). Mauritshuis, The Hague. Photographer: Ivo Hoekstra THE HAGUE.- The store rooms of the museum are off limits to the public. This might make you curious. What paintings are stored there? How did... [Lire la suite]


06 février 2016

My heart belongs to Buccellati

Buccellati. Ghirlanda Heart Pendant in white gold with central heart-shaped diamond. The light reflecting on the engraving, the elegance of the lacework technique, the brilliance of diamonds, all in one little, precious Buccellati Heart.
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06 février 2016

Wine container (xi zun), Zhou dynasty (1122–221 BCE)

Wine container (xi zun), Zhou dynasty (1122–221 BCE). Bronze, with wooden stand (added in Qing). H. 29 x W. 39 x D. 15.5 cm. Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province.
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06 février 2016

Rectangular food container of the Earl of Lu (Lu Bo xu), Western Zhou (1027–771 BCE)

Rectangular food container of the Earl of Lu (Lu Bo xu), Western Zhou (1027–771 BCE). Bronze. H. 19 × W. 35 × D. 17 cm. Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province
05 février 2016

Gucci Tian by Alessandro Michele, Gucci Spring-Summer 2016

Gucci Tian, an exclusive new capsule collection designed by Alessandro Michele. Inspired by 18th century tapestries, Gucci Tian’s three-dimensional style print features on a special lineup of accessories, including these men’s slip-on sneakers. Gucci Spring-Summer 2016. Gucci Tian’s contemporary motif is inspired by Chinese landscapes depicted in 18th century tapestries. The design’s plants and creatures embellish men’s high-top sneakers, with red leather accents. Alessandro Michele, Gucci Spring-Summer 2016. Gucci Tian... [Lire la suite]