01 mai 2010

Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co jewelry @ Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale

A multi-gem, diamond and gold brooch, by Jean Schlumberger. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Designed as a floral cluster, set with pear, cushion and oval-cut amethysts, interspersed with sculpted gold blossoms, each centering upon a variously shaped peridot or yellow sapphire, with collet-set diamond accents, mounted in yellow and white gold, circa 1950, in a Schlumberger Inc. black velvet fitted case. Signed Schlumberger Inc. for Jean Schlumberger. Est. $10,000 - $15,000 - Price Realised $37,500 A multi-gem, gold and... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2010

Views of Venice @ Sotheby's. Old Master Paintings and British Paintings. 29 Apr 10. London

Follower of Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto, 19th Century, Venice, the entrance to the grand canal with the dogana and the church of Santa Maria della Salute to the left. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, 76.6 by 127 cm.; 30 1/8 by 50 in. Est. 25,000—35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 67,250 GBP Venetian School, early 19th Century, Venice, a view of the bacino di San Marco. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, unlined, 50.5 by 67 cm.; 19 7/8 by 26 3/8 in. Est. 8,000—12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 27,500 GBP Henry Pether, Venice, View... [Lire la suite]

01 mai 2010

Ming dyansty jade @ Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 13 May 2010

A pale green jade 'monkey and horse' group, Ming Dynasty. photo Bonhams Well carved in the round to depict a recumbent horse with his head turned sharply to the left over his body, looking at a small monkey clambering up his back, the stone of a greyish-green tone with brown inclusions, wood stand, fitted box. 8.2cm (3¼in) wide (3). Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000, HK$59,000 - 83,000 Provenance: Purchased at Bluett & Sons, London, 1960sThe Collection of Mr Harold Cooper A green jade carving of a toad. Ming Dynasty.... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2010

Romy Schneider - séance d'essayage pour Boccace 70 avec Coco Chanel !

Romy Schneider - séance d'essayage pour Boccace 70 avec Coco Chanel !
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01 mai 2010

Interesting Survey of Key Artistic Schools at Sotheby's Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- On 12 May 2010 Sotheby’s Contemporary Art sale will offer works by some of the most important artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, including Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein and Brice Marden, among many others. The sale presents an interesting survey of the key artistic schools of the period including Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism and more recent contemporary art. The auction presents collectors with an opportunity to acquire works that, in many cases, have not been offered... [Lire la suite]


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