Alain.R.Truong

08 février 2016

Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Emerald Monkey Double-Clip Brooch

Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Emerald Monkey Double-Clip Brooch. Photo Doyle New York 2012 Rose-cut diamonds, ruby eyes, ap. 31 dwt. Lot 300. Estimate $2,000-3,000. Sold for $4,063 Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry. DECEMBER 12TH, 2012
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08 février 2016

Chopard – Animal World Collection, Monkeys Necklace & Monkey Watch

Chopard – Animal World Collection, Monkeys Necklace – 18cts. White and Rose Gold, Sapphires, Emeralds, Tsavorites, Brown Diamonds, Onyxes. Monkey necklace sketch, one of 150 unique animal jewelry pieces created for 150th anniversary of Chopard. Chopard "Animal-World" Collection, Monkey Watch. 
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08 février 2016

Tiffany & Co. Gold Diamond Monkey brooch

Tiffany & Co. Gold Diamond Monkey brooch. 
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08 février 2016

A colored diamond and diamond monkey brooch

A colored diamond and diamond monkey brooch. Photo Bonhams 2012 Designed as pair of embracing monkeys with pavé-set round brilliant-cut diamonds and yellow diamonds, accentuated with round brilliant-cut ruby eyes; estimated total diamond weight: 13.05 carats; mounted in eighteen karat gold; length: 1 3/4in., (colored diamonds not tested for origin of color) - Lot 92. Estimate:  US$ 5,000 – 7,000. Sold for US$ 6,875 (€6,137) Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 12 Dec 2012 12:00 EST, NEW YORK
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08 février 2016

Elizabeth Taylor's Diamond Monkey Necklace

Elizabeth Taylor's Diamond Monkey Necklace, a present from Michael Jackson.
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08 février 2016

Bonne Année! Happy Year of the Monkey! Chuc Mung Nam Moi!

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07 février 2016

Ewer with Phoenixes, 11th–12th century, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Ewer with Phoenixes,  11th–12th century, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Stoneware with incised and carved decoration under celadon glaze (Yaozhou ware). H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); Diam. 6 in. (15.2 cm). Gift of Mrs. Samuel T. Peters, 1926, 26.292.73 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This unique ewer, with its added decoration of a small figure on the handle and its fanciful spout and legs, illustrates the interest in complicated forms found in the eleventh and twelfth centuries in north China.... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2016

Vase with Dragonfish Handles, 12th–13th century, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Vase with Dragonfish Handles, 12th–13th century, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279).Porcelain with relief decoration under celadon glaze (Longquan ware). H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm). Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950, 50.145.301 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vases of this type were especially popular in Japan, where they were sometimes used in the tea ceremony. The vase’s form, known as a mallet shape, can be traced to glass vessels produced in Syria in the ninth and tenth century and was... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2016

Guan ware Dish, late 12th–13th century, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Dish, late 12th–13th century, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279). Stoneware with crackled blue glaze (Guan ware), Diam. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm). Fletcher Fund, 1924 (24.172.1) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The cracks on this dish, made to resemble the accidental cracks that sometimes occurred during the firing of ceramics, are deliberate. The piece is an example of ceramics produced in south China near the Southern Song capital of Hangzhou to re-create imperial wares produced earlier in the north:... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2016

Pillow with hawk hunting a swan (spring hunt), Zhang Family Workshop, 12th–13th century, Jin dynasty (1115–1234)

Pillow with hawk hunting a swan (spring hunt), Zhang Family Workshop, 12th–13th century, Jin dynasty (1115–1234). Stoneware painted with brown and black pigment on white slip under transparent glaze (Cizhou ware); L. 16 1/8 in. (41 cm). H. 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm); D. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm). Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1985 (1985.214.132). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art The spring hunt and a related autumnal event were integral to the yearly cycle of the Jurchen, a nomadic people from... [Lire la suite]