21 septembre 2008

A natural pearl necklace

A natural pearl necklace The single-strand of fifty-seven natural pearls, measuring 4.8-12.1mm., graduating in size from the centre, to a barrel-shaped clasp set with single, brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, length 45.0cm. Estimate: £50,000 - 60,000 Accompanied by a certificate from The Gem Testing Laboratory of Great Britain stating that all fifty seven of the pearls were found to be natural. Certificate number 0128295, dated 19th May 2008. (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2008

Zhang Huan. Foam

Zhang Huan. Foam Each signed and titled in Chinese, dated 1998 and numbered on a label. Chromogenic prints, in 2 parts. Each: 40 by 27 in. 101.6 by 68 cm. Estimate: 12,000—18,000 USD - Lot Sold.  20,000 USD i. This work is number 6 from an edition of 15.ii. This work is number 7 from an edition of 15. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES : Melissa Chiu ed., Zhang Huan - Altered States, New York, 2007, p. 72, illustrated in color NOTE : "Life is like a dream. It is transient. Just like foam, it sparkles and dies out in... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2008

A fancy-coloured diamond 14.14 carats single-stone ring

A fancy-coloured diamond single-stone ring The pear-shaped diamond, weighing 14.14 carats, between triangular-cut diamond shoulders, side stones approximately 2.00 carats total, ring size L½. Sold for £264,000 Accompanied by a certificate from the GIA, stating that the diamond is Fancy Intense Yellow, natural colour and VS1 clarity. Certificate number 16922543, dated 21st March 2008. (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. 31 Aug 2007. Goodwood Revival,... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2008

Yan Pei-Ming. Tête (Head)

Yan Pei-Ming. Tête (Head) Signed in Pinyin and dated 1990 on the reverse. Oil on canvas. 88 1/4 by 80 3/4 in. 224.2 by 205.1 cm. Estimate: 300,000—500,000 USD - Not sold. PROVENANCE : Galerie Nathalie Obadia, ParisAcquired by the present owner from the above in 2006Private Collection, France NOTE: Born in 1960 in Shanghai, Yan Peiming moved to Dijon, France, in 1980. Yan is perhaps best known for his outsize portraits of Mao, created with the use of freely gestural brushstrokes. Other large portraits include images of... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2008

A pair of diamond pendant earrings, by David Morris

A pair of diamond pendant earrings, by David Morris Each half-hoop surmount pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending a similarly set spiral, mounted in 18 carat white gold, diamonds approx. 2.70ct. total, maker's mark DM, Birmingham import mark 1996, length 4.0cm., maker's case. Sold for £3,600 Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Jewellery, 10 Sep 2008. Knightsbridge. www.bonhams.com
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21 septembre 2008

Zhang Huan. Family Tree

Zhang Huan. Family Tree Chromogenic prints, in 9 parts - Executed in 2000, this work is number 8 from an edition of 25. Each: 20 7/8 by 16 1/8 in. 53 by 41 cm. Estimate: 120,000—180,000 USD - Lot sold: 386,500 USD EXHIBITED : New York, Asia Society and Museum, Zhang Huan - Altered States, 2007-08, pp. 129-137, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)Denmark, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Made in China: Works from the Estella Collection, 2007, p. 407, illustrated in colorJerusalem, The Israel Museum, Made in China:... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2008

Will Darras Murphy in Ralph Lauren playsuit

In a desperate attempt to have anything and everything in his mouth, Will has found his feet. Look at me in my Ralph Lauren playsuit! Sized for 6 months - maybe for smaller more petite babies whose fashionable mothers don't eat... A visit to Windsor on July 2008.
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21 septembre 2008

A 19th century sapphire intaglio ring

A 19th century sapphire intaglio ring The rectangular-shaped sapphire carved to depict a Saint, to a blue enamel band decorated with fleurs-de-lys, to closed-back settings, ring size R Sold for £4,080 Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Jewellery, 10 Sep 2008. Knightsbridge. www.bonhams.com
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21 septembre 2008

Huang Yan. Chinese Landscape - Tattoo No. 7

Huang Yan. Chinese Landscape - Tattoo No. 7 signed and titled in Chinese, dated 1999 and numbered 1/12 - chromogenic print - 32 3/4 by 43 7/8 in. 83 by 109 cm - Estimate: 6,000—8,000 USD - Lot sold: 7,500 USD EXHIBITED: Denmark, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Made in China: Works from the Estella Collection, March - August 2007, pp. 130-131, illustrated in colorJerusalem, The Israel Museum, Made in China: Contemporary Chinese Art at the Israel Museum, September 2007 - March 2008 Sotheby's. Contemporary Art Asia. 17... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2008

A pair of diamond pendent earrings of girandole design

A pair of diamond pendent earrings of girandole design The surmounts set with rose-cut diamonds, suspending three foliate pendants of unequal lengths, some with engraved detail and set with similarly cut diamonds, hook fittings, length 6.1cm. Sold for £2,400 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Jewellery, 10 Sep 2008. Knightsbridge. www.bonhams.com
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