27 août 2011

Orangy Red Spinel and Diamond Ring

Orangy Red Spinel and Diamond Ring. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  18 kt. white and yellow gold, one cushion-shaped orangy-red spinel ap.7.55 cts., 18 diamonds ap. .85 ct. Size 5 1/2. With GIA report no. 2135369231, no indications of treatment. Estimate $4,000-6,000 Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry - Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 10am. www.doylenewyork.com
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27 août 2011

A fine and rare jichimu Recessed-leg Table (qiaotouan). 17th century

A fine and rare jichimu Recessed-leg Table (qiaotouan). 17th century. Photo Sotheby's the single plank top with beveled and beaded edge terminating in everted flanges and supported on trestles, above a straight apron with beading continuing onto the spandrels, each formed as a crested phoenix with pierced scrolling wings and tails, supported by square legs with raised 'two incense stick' beading joined by a humped shoe foot and framing a large openwork panel, well carved with a cloud-shaped lingzhi surrounded by smaller lingzhi set... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2011

Pair of Gold, Silver, Enamel, Black Onyx, Coral, Diamond and Freshwater Pearl Blackamoor Pendant-Earrings

Pair of Gold, Silver, Enamel, Black Onyx, Coral, Diamond and Freshwater Pearl Blackamoor Pendant-Earrings. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  Rose-cut diamonds, ap. 16.6 dwt. Estimate $1,500-2,000 Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry - Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 10am. www.doylenewyork.com
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27 août 2011

A 'Huanghuali' yokeback armchair (ISichutouguanmaoyi. 17th century

A 'Huanghuali' yokeback armchair (ISichutouguanmaoyi. 17th century. Photo Sotheby's with an arched crestrail with truncated terminals above a curved rectangular splat finely carved with an entwined vine and cloud ruyi-shaped medallion, the scrolled outline arms anchored in to the front seat rail, with a soft cane seat above an entwined vine scrolling apron, the wood of rich reddish-brown with a smoothly finished patina. Height 46 1/2 in., 118.1 cm; Width 21 3/4 in., 55.2 cm., Depth 18 1/4 in., 46.4 cm. Estimate 80,000-120,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2011

Pair of Platinum, Diamond, Black Onyx and Rubellite Pendant-Earrings

Pair of Platinum, Diamond, Black Onyx and Rubellite Pendant-Earrings. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  2 drop-shaped rubellites ap. 12.0 mm. Estimate $2,000-3,000 Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry - Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 10am. www.doylenewyork.com
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27 août 2011

A rare Huanghuali Kang table with folding legs (Kangzhuo). Ming Dynasty, Late 16th-Early 17th century

A rare Huanghuali Kang table with folding legs (Kangzhuo). Ming Dynasty, Late 16th-Early 17th century. Photo Sotheby's the rectangular paneled top, with 'ice-plate' edge supported on cabriole legs, each terminating in a slender leaf cradling a ball, resting on trapezoid pads carved with ruyi cloudheads, the shaped aprons boldly carved in low relief with winged dragons confronting a lotus blossom amid scrolling vines, the folding legs originally resting in spaces on the inside of the long aprons, the wood of rich honey-brown color.... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2011

Shu Pei for SimplyVera by Vera Wang, Fall 2011/Winter 2012 ad campaign

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27 août 2011

Pair of White Gold, Jade, Black Onyx and Diamond Pendant-Earrings

Pair of White Gold, Jade, Black Onyx and Diamond Pendant-Earrings. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  2 square-shaped jade ap. 13.8 mm., 34 diamonds ap. .65 ct., ap. 4.2 dwt. Diamonds: 2 round ap. .25 ct., 28 round ap. .15 ct., 4 baguette ap. .25 ct. Estimate $2,500-3,500 Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry - Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 10am. www.doylenewyork.com
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27 août 2011

A large blue and white brushpot. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A large blue and white brushpot. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's of cylindrical form, painted around the exterior with a gathering of literati and attendants in a garden setting engaged in leisurely pursuits, several playing musical instruments and others involved in a game of weiqi. Diameter 9 3/8 in., 23.8 cm. Estimate 15,000-25,000 USD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York. 14 september 2011 www.sothebys.com
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27 août 2011

Gold, Platinum, Opal, Diamond and Black Enamel Cuff Bangle Bracelet

Gold, Platinum, Opal, Diamond and Black Enamel Cuff Bangle Bracelet. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  14 kt., one oval opal ap. 25.2 x 14.8 mm., 108 diamonds ap. 4.50 cts., platinum mounting originally a brooch c. 1925, bangle c. 1940, ap. 41 dwt. Inner cir. 6 1/4 inches. Opals: milky white with blue and green flashes, minor red patch at end, good polish. Diamonds: J-K-VS-SI. Good condition. Width 1 1/4-7/8". Estimate $3,000-4,000 Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry - Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 10am.... [Lire la suite]
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