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12 février 2016

Gaitonde, Anish Kapoor Are Newsmakers For Saffronart’s Feb 24 Auction

An untitled stainless steel sculpture by Anish Kapoor (b. 1954) is one of the top draws at Saffronart’s Evening Sale of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art on February 24. It is estimated at $588,240-$882,355 (approx. Rs 4 crore - Rs 6 crore). Saffronart. MUMBAI - It’s not very often that in an auction of Indian art, a work of contemporary art supercedes those by modern masters to become an important highlight. One such rare instance is the upcoming Saffronart Evening Sale of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art on February... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2016

Newark Museum exhibition showcases extraordinary holdings of Islamic art

Bowl with Birds, Ibex, Floral, Calligraphic and Geometric Motifs, Nishapur, Iran, 9th-10th century, Abbasid Period (750-1258). Buff clay body with dark brown slip and yellow, green and clear glazes. Newark Museum. Purchase 1970 John O’Neill Fund 70.16. NEWARK, NJ.- Bringing together both historic and contemporary objects from its diverse collections—Asian, African, American and the decorative arts of Europe—the Newark Museum’s winter 2016 feature exhibition will showcase the history and breadth of Islamic art. More... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2016

A 600-year-old china Ming cup, valued at £2m is to be offered in Hong Kong by Auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull

A blue and white Stem Cup, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period (1426-35). Estimate in excess of £2 million. HONG KONG.- The Stem Cup, which dates back to about 1425, is valued in excess of £2 million and will be sold by Lyon & Turnbull at a special auction in Hong Kong on the 31st May 2016. The Stem Cup will be the star lot of the 80-100 lot auction of Chinese Art that Lyon & Turnbull will co-produce with their sister company Freeman's of Philadelphia, America's oldest auction... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2016

Art Nouveau Enamel Diamond Gold Brooch, Attributed to Vever, Circa 1900's

Art Nouveau Enamel Diamond Gold Brooch, Attributed to Vever, Circa 1900's.  Photo courtesy Macklowe Gallery An Art Nouveau 18 karat gold and enamel brooch with diamonds, attributed to Vever. The three dimensional brooch has 3 old mine-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .45 carat and 57 rose-cut diamonds with the approximate total weight of .57 carat. The vibrantly enameled orchid brooch has diamond set details. Sold.Similar pictured in Art Nouveau Jewelry, by Vivian Becker, E.P.Dutton New York, 1985,... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2016

An enamel and diamond orchid brooch

An enamel and diamond orchid brooch. Photo Bonhams Designed as an orchid, the leaves of a yellow-orange and pinkish-red enamel, the stamen and stalk set with brilliant-cut diamonds, diamonds approx. 1.85cts total, enamel damaged, length 8.7cm  - Lot 51. Sold for £2,000 (€2,572) Bonhams. JEWELLERY, 18 Apr 2012 11:00 BST, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE  
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12 février 2016

Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Ruby, Diamond and Colored Diamond Orchid Brooch, Marcus & Co.

Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Ruby, Diamond and Colored Diamond Orchid Brooch, Marcus & Co. Estimate 45,000 — 65,000 USD. Lot sold 75,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's Designed as an orchid, the central petal decorated with calibré-cut rubies, accented by round diamonds of yellow hue weighing approximately 2.25 carats, the outer petals set with round diamonds weighing approximately 16.00 carats, signed Marcus & Co.; circa 1940. Please note the diamonds of yellow hue have not been tested for... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2016

An attractive coloured sapphire and diamond 'orchid' brooch, by Kholoud Osama Kurdi for Toujours Jewellery

An attractive coloured sapphire and diamond 'orchid' brooch, by Kholoud Osama Kurdi for Toujours Jewellery. Photo courtesy Christie's. Designed as a life-size 'orchid', each petal mounted with a series of pavé-set brilliant-cut diamonds, accented by circular-shaped sapphires of graduated pink hues to the diamond-set stamen, 9.0cm wide, stamped '18K', with original maker's presentation case. Lot 7.  Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $16,250 Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELS, 20 April 2011, Dubai
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12 février 2016

Tiffany Flora, Orchid Brooch, 1889-90

Tiffany Flora, Orchid Brooch, 1889-90. Photo courtesy of Giselle Padoin
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12 février 2016

A rare late 19th century enamel orchid brooch, by Tiffany, circa 1890

A rare late 19th century enamel orchid brooch, by Tiffany, circa 1890. Photo Bonhams Realistically modelled as an Oncidium orchid, decorated in yellow enamel with flecks of brown and white, applied plaque to reverse signed Tiffany & Co, later pin, length 4.6cm. Lot 132. Sold for £43,200 (€55,573)  Notes: In 1889 Tiffany sensationally unveiled a series of enamelled orchid jewels at the Paris Exposition Universelle. These twenty five hair and bodice ornaments, realistically rendered in gold and... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2016

An orchid brooch, circa 1900, by Tiffany & Co.

An orchid brooch, circa 1900, by Tiffany & Co. Photo courtesy of Christie’s Of the Laelias variety, extending undulating white enamelled petals with lavender concentrations, the center set with an old European-cut diamond, enhanced by yellow enamelled detail, mounted in gold, circa 1900. Signed Tiffany & Co.
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