29 avril 2009

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Portrait of Martin Luther (1483-1546), half length, in a black robe, holding a prayer book

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Portrait of Martin Luther (1483-1546), half length, in a black robe, holding a prayer book bears the artist's device of a winged serpent and dated upper right: 1537. oil on panel. 63.3 by 46.2 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 EUR PROVENANCE: In the collection of the present owner's family for at least two generations. NOTE: Luther is shown holding the Bible open at the Letter of Paul to the Corinthians II, 10:4-5, presumably his own translation from the Latin Vulgate. Lucas Cranach the Elder... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2009

A belle époque pearl and diamond pendant, circa 1905

A belle époque pearl and diamond pendant, circa 1905 The fleur-de-lys surmount millegrain-set with old brilliant and single-cut diamonds, suspending a grey and a white pearl connected by millegrain-set old brilliant-cut diamond spacers, terminating in an old pear-shaped diamond drop, weighing 6.97 carats, on a black cord necklace with an adjustable single-cut diamond slide, pendant length 6.0cm., original case by Wartski, 33 Mostyn Street, Llandudno. Sold for £57,600 Footnote: Accompanied by an Anchor Cert report stating... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2009

17th Century follower of Joos van Cleve, Saint Jerome in his study

17th Century follower of Joos van Cleve, Saint Jerome in his study oil on canvas. 62 by 58.2 cm. Est. 6,000—8,000 EUR NOTE: A 17th Century copy after Joos van Cleve's depiction of Saint Jerome, of which an exceptionally large number of variants and replicas originated in the artist's studio and circle.1 The composition was not strictly of Van Cleve's own invention, but was based on Albrecht Dürer's Saint Jerome, painted in 1521 for Ruy Fernández de Almeida, Ambassador of King John III of Portugal, now in the Museu Nacional... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2009

An impressive diamond single-stone ring

An impressive diamond single-stone ring The brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 5.00 carats, within a four-claw setting, between shoulders highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, ring size J½. Sold for £132,000 Footnote: Accompanied by a GIA certificate stating that the diamond is D colour, Vs1 clarity. Certificate number 2105453529, dated 4th December 2008. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 29 Apr 2009. Fine Jewellery, 29 Apr 2009 www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2009

Follower of Albrecht Dürer, Portrait of a man, head and shoulders, wearing a black coat with a fur collar and a black hat

Follower of Albrecht Dürer, Portrait of a man, head and shoulders, wearing a black coat with a fur collar and a black hat oil on panel. 28 by 24.2 cm. Est. 4,000—6,000 EUR PROVENANCE: With Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd., London, by 1985, as by Quentin Matsys (according to a label on the reverse). Sotheby's. Old Master paintings. 05 May 09. Amsterdam www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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29 avril 2009

A pair of impressive diamond single-stone earstuds

A pair of impressive diamond single-stone earstuds Each brilliant-cut stone, weighing 10.12 and 10.14 carats. Estimate: £110,000 - 150,000. This lot has been withdrawn Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 29 Apr 2009. Fine Jewellery, 29 Apr 2009 www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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29 avril 2009

A pair of wood figures. Yuan/Ming Dynasty

A pair of wood figures. Yuan/Ming Dynasty Each one modelled as a standing Luohan, standing on a lotus base and wearing loose-fitting garments, with both hands held together in prayer. Some traces of pigment still visible.Both about 35cm (14in) high. (2). Estimate: £5,000 - 8,000 Footnote: This genre of sculpture appears to have been popular during both the Yuan and Ming eras. For an unglazed pottery example, see No. 147 in The Avery Brundage Collection Catalogue. Compare also a standing wood figure of a Luohan, given to the... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2009

An indian natural pearl, multi-gem and enamel necklace

An indian natural pearl, multi-gem and enamel necklace Designed as seventeen graduated links each comprising a drop-shaped pearl with enamel cap, table-cut diamond plaque and pearl terminal to the pearl and carved emerald spacers and adjustable backcord, 33.5 cm long, seed pearls untested. Est. $140,000 - $180,000. Lot sold $182,500 Accompanied by report 2105603329 dated 6 March 2009 from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) stating that the pearls are natural. Christie's. Jewels & Watches: The Dubai Sale. 28... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2009

A large wood figure of The Bodhisattva, Guanyin

A large wood figure of The Bodhisattva, Guanyin Wearing a reticulated crown (old damage). 102cm (40in) high.. Estimate: £6,000 - 8,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 11 May 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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29 avril 2009

An oval-shaped Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink diamond and diamond ring

An oval-shaped Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink diamond and diamond ring The oval-shaped Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink diamond weighing 1.53 carats to the marquise-cut diamond double tiered surround and plain hoop, ring size 6½. Est. $60,000 - $80,000. Lot sold $182,500 Accompanied by report 2105602775 dated 5 March 2009 from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink, I1 clarity Christie's. Jewels & Watches: The Dubai Sale. 28 April 2009. Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel... [Lire la suite]
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