20 septembre 2008

A diamond memorial brooch, second quarter of the 19th century

A diamond memorial brooch, second quarter of the 19th century Set with a heart-shaped rose-cut diamond within a border of flowerheads and foliage set with rose-cut diamonds, with a glazed locket compartment to the back, mounted in silver on gold, the rose-cut diamond measures 10.28mm x 10.32mm approximately. Sold for £4,560 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. and Silver, 17 Sep 2008. Edinburgh. www.bonhams.com
20 septembre 2008

A very rare Suzhou white jade oval pendant. 17th/18th century

A very rare Suzhou white jade oval pendant. 17th/18th century Finely carved on one side with a man seated fishing on a river bank framed by rock faces and a pine branch overhead, the mist at the top trailing onto the reverse where it obscures the upper trunk of a broad paulownia tree carved in low relief in running script with a five-character inscription with two seals reading, zi gang, the stone of even tone and softly polished, attached to a red cord wrapped with seed pearls and strung with a lapis bead carved with two... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2008

A mid 19th century diamond brooch and earrings

A mid 19th century diamond brooch and earringsThe brooch formed as a quatrefoil of scrolling heart shapes, set to the centre with an old pear-cut diamond surrounded by open scroll-work set with old cushion-cut and old round brilliant-cut diamonds with an old pear-cut diamond to the centre of each heart-shape, the earrings each set with an old round brilliant-cut diamond surrounded by a row of ten old round brilliant-cut diamonds and surmounted by a single old round brilliant-cut diamond, to later screw fittings, brooch width 45mm,... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2008

A pale greenish-white jade brushpot and two jade brushes. 18th/19th century

A pale greenish-white jade brushpot ans two jade brushes. 18th/19th century The cylindrical brushpot raised on four bracket supports and well carved in relief around the sides with a mountainous scene where two bearded immortals and an attendant carrying auspicious objects are shown on a rocky path between a pine tree and a temple, a third immortal holding a staff and a peach seen framed by the edges of rock faces on the reverse; the longer of the two brushes carved in relief with a horned two-clawed dragon leaping amidst lotus... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2008

An early 19th century diamond cluster brooch

An early 19th century diamond cluster brooch Of sunburst design, with an old oval-cut diamond of cognac hue foil-backed to the centre, surrounded by a row of old round cushion-cut diamonds further surrounded a row of fourteen triangular rays each set with an old cushion-cut diamond alternating with fourteen longer graduated rays set with old cushion-cut diamonds, the main diamond measuring approximately 13.60mm x 12.50mm - Sold for £15,600 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) ... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2008

An important and unique large gilt-copper dragon plague of the Liao dynasty (907-1125)

An important and unique large gilt-copper dragon plague of the Liao dynasty (907-1125) Cast as a ferocious three-clawed, scaly dragon shown striding with its mouth open in a roar revealing long pointed fangs and the tongue, with a pair of sweptback horns above the trailing, wind-blown mane, and short spines along the backbone leading to the long tail, with small pierced tabs for attachment applied to the edges - 6 ft. (157.5 cm.) long, stand - Estimate : $250,000 - $350,000 -  Price Realized : $272,500 Provenance :... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2008

A pair of emerald and diamond earrings

A pair of emerald and diamond earrings Each with a briolette-cut emerald to a quatrefoil cap set with four round brilliant-cut diamonds suspended from an articulated drop formed as a row of three round brilliant-cut diamonds further suspending a graduated trefoiled bar set with round brilliant-cut diamonds, to post and scroll fittings, length 39mm, stamped 750, the emeralds estimated to weigh approximately 15.23cts in total. Estimate: £2,500 - 3,500 - Unsold. (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2008

Portfolio : Tyler Riggs shooté par Milan Vukmirovic pour L'Officiel Hommes

Fotos & styling Milan Vukmirovic 
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20 septembre 2008

A very rare Zoomorphic Bronze Lamp, yanzu deng. Qin/Early Western Han dynasty. Late 3rd century BC.

A very rare Zoomorphic Bronze Lamp, yanzu deng. Qin/Early Western Han dynasty. Late 3rd century BC. The support cast in the shape of a headless bird standing on a single leg rising from a large taloned foot supported on a barbed quatrefoil base, the curved breast of the slender abstract body cast in relief with a faceted baluster motif terminating in a 'tongue' and the curved wings coiled at the top before continuing into a curled tail, all surmounted by a ring-shaped bowl with beveled lower edge to the upright sides, the flat... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2008

An impressive emerald 16.67cts and diamond necklace

An impressive emerald 16.67cts and diamond necklace Formed as a pair of marquise-cut diamonds and a pair of round brilliant-cut diamonds suspending a marquise-cut diamond and another round brilliant-cut diamond, further suspending a trefoil of marquise-cut diamonds and terminating in an articulated carved pendeloque emerald, chain length 40cm, drop length 45mm, the emerald estimated to weigh approximately 16.67cts, the diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 3.00cts in total - Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000 - Unsold. ... [Lire la suite]
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