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23 septembre 2017

'The Dutch in Paris 1789 – 1914' Exhibition Illuminates Artistic Cross-Currents

© Kees van Dongen, The blue dress, 1911, Van Gogh Museum. AMSTERDAM - Paris, with all its creative hotspots, exhibitions and training opportunities, exerted a magical attraction throughout the nineteenth century on artists from all corners of the world. New generations left their native countries to go to where the action was. The exhibition The Dutch in Paris 1789-1914 at the Van Gogh Museum (Oct. 13, 2017, to January 7, 2018) will present Paris with the work of Dutch artists like George Hendrik Breitner,... [Lire la suite]

22 septembre 2017

Lilly Fitzgerald, Pin, about 1989

Lilly Fitzgerald (American, born in 1951), Pin, about 1989. Gold, rose quartz, pearls, pink tourmaline. Gift of Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber, 1989.203 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston A circular 22 kt gold pin set with rose quartz, pearls and pink tourmaline. The rose quartz forms a large dome and is the focus of the design, while the pearls and pink tourmaline are gathered to the lower right quadrant of the pin, interspersed with soldered gold balls of several sizes. (from card). Overall: 1.8cm (11/16in.) Other... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2017

Lilly Fitzgerald, Circular pin, about 1989

Lilly Fitzgerald (American, born in 1951), Circular pin, about 1989. Gold, opal. Gift of Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber, 1989.202 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 22 kt gold pin with depletion gilding set with one Australian boulder opal (opal in matrix). The stone exhibits a narrow slice of opal within the brown matrix forming the circle. The setting is circular with two unevenly spaced horizontal bars set slightly above center. Gold balls of several sizes are soldered around these decorative elements.... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2017

Lilly Fitzgerald, Brooch, about 1988

Lilly Fitzgerald (American, born in 1951), Brooch, about 1988. Gold, boulder opal. Gift of Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber, 1988.537 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 22 kt gold pin with depletion gilding set with two Australian boulder opals (opals in matrix). The opals are cut into two quadrants and bisected on a vertical axis with gold set with soldered gold balls. Horizontally, they are banded at the top with three bars of gold which pierce the vertical axis. Eighteen kt clasp. (from card). Overall: 3.7 x 4.8 x 0.8cm (1... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2017

William Harper, Le Fleur Du Mal #11, 1985

William Harper (American, born in 1944), Le Fleur Du Mal #11, 1985, 14 kt gold, 24 kt gold, enamel, fine silver, pearl, tourmaline. Anonymous gift, 1987.372 © William Harper © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Gold cloisonne enamel on fine silver pin; multi-colored enamel decoration in head of pin and a pearl-tipped tail extending below. (from card), signed on back. Overall: 0.6 x 3.2 x 8.6cm (1/4 x 1 1/4 x 3 3/8in.).  Purchased from the Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA in 1987; to MFA June 18, 1987, gift. 
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22 septembre 2017

Daniel Kruger, Gold ring with large faceted rutilated quartz crystal, 1996

Daniel Kruger (South African (works in Germany), born in 1951), Gold ring with large faceted rutilated quartz crystal, 1996. The Daphne Farago Collection, 2006.304 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

22 septembre 2017

Culture glimpses from Nepal, by Skanda Gautam

Ubhauli Festival, from Culture glimpses from Nepal, by Skanda Gautam. Pancha Dan Festival, from Culture glimpses from Nepal, by Skanda Gautam.  Bagh Bhairav Festival, from Culture glimpses from Nepal, by Skanda Gautam. Gai Festival on the 8th last day, from Culture glimpses from Nepal, by Skanda Gautam. Deity Narsingh Festival, from Culture glimpses from Nepal, by Skanda Gautam. Ropai Festival, from Culture glimpses from Nepal, by Skanda Gautam. Matya Festival, from Culture glimpses from Nepal, by Skanda... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2017

Cultured pearl and diamond ring, Buccellati

Lot 116. Cultured pearl and diamond ring, Buccellati. Estimate HK$45,000 - 75,000 (US$5,800 - 9,600). Photo Tiancheng International of openwork foliate design, the ring centring on a round creamy white cultured pearl measuring approximately 14.13 x 14.09mm, to the mount embellished with rose-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold and silver, signed and numbered IN5911. Ring size: 7. BUCCELLATIThe Buccellati brand dates back to 1919 when Mario Buccellati opened his first jewellery boutique in Milan. Having... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2017

A Dehua 'Lion mask' censer, late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 307. A Dehua 'Lion mask' censer, late Ming-early Qing dynasty. 5½ in. (14 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 20,000 - 50,000. Photo: Sotheby's. The base is impressed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark, wood cover, box. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
22 septembre 2017

A blue and white 'Flower and Rock' bowl, late Ming dynasty

Lot 306. A blue and white 'Flower and Rock' bowl, late Ming dynasty, 6⅛ in. (15.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 40,000 - 60,000. Photo: Sotheby's. The base is inscribed with a studio name ‘Zhensan Zihao’, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s London, 12 May 2010, lot 23 Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017