23 février 2011

'Jan Gossaert’s Renaissance' @ The National Gallery

Jan Gossaert (active 1503; died 1532), A Young Princess (Dorothea of Denmark?), about 1530. Courtesy The National Gallery LONDON.- Jan Gossaert (active 1503; died 1532) was one of the most startling and versatile artists of the Northern Renaissance. A pivotal Old Master, Gossaert changed the course of Flemish art, going beyond the tradition of Jan van Eyck and charting new territory that eventually led to the great age of Rubens – yet this is the first major exhibition dedicated to him in more than 45 years. 'Jan Gossaert’s... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2011

Coral jewelry @ Doyle New York

Indian Silver, Gold, Foiled-Back Diamond and Coral Bead Fringe Necklace . Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  Rose-cut & table-cut diamonds. With adjustable woven black cord. Estimate $1,500-2,000 Unsold Double Strand Coral Bead Necklace with Gold and Coral Cameo Pendant. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York 22 kt., gold, coral beads ap. 3.6 to 3.4 mm., pendant signed Steve Schultz. Length 17 1/2 inches. Coral: medium orange. Beads slightly out of round. Good condition. Estimate $400-600. Sold for $1,250 Pair... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2011

Pair of Gold, Shell and Coral Earclips, Seaman Schepps

Pair of Gold, Shell and Coral Earclips, Seaman Schepps. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  Signed P.S.V.OF, Seaman Schepps, ap. 15.4 dwt. Clip-backs. 1 x 1 1/8". Estimate $1,500-2,000. Sold for $2,250. Doyle New York. Fine Jewelry and Contents of Abandoned Safe Deposit Boxes from Bank of America. Tuesday, February 22, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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23 février 2011

Chinese coral carvings, 20th century.

A carved coral study of a dragon. 20th Century. photo courtesy Bonhams The intricately worked branch of coral terminating as a many whiskered dragon head at one end and a feathered tail at the other, the sides carved as individual scales amongst ruyi-shaped cloud tufts. 15 1/2in (39.5cm) long - Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500 A pair of coral figural carvings. 20th Century. photo courtesy Bonhams Including one of Budai portrayed with gleeful expression in loose fitting robes with his eponymous sack slung over his... [Lire la suite]
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