09 octobre 2011

Diamond Necklace & Bracelet, Mouawad

Diamond Necklace, Mouawad. Photo Sotheby's Of foliage design, the semi-flexible necklace set with brilliant-cut, oval, marquise-, pear-shaped and tapered baguette diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 45.00 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 375mm, signed. Estimate 550,000-800,000 HKD - Lot 2815 Sold: 920,000 HKD Diamond Bracelet, Mouawad. Photo Sotheby's Of floral and foliage motif design, the semi-flexible bracelet set with brilliant-cut, oval, marquise-, pear-shaped and tapered... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2011

A French Parcel-Gilt Silver Chalice, Maker's Mark IC, Provincial, 17th Century

A French Parcel-Gilt Silver Chalice, Maker's Mark IC, Provincial, 17th Century. Photo Sotheby's plain beaker-shaped bowl with gilt interior and lip, vase-shaped stem cast with winged-cherub heads above palm and acanthus, the base engraved with a cross and with openwork acanthus rim foot; marked on underside twice with maker's mark IC a device below and C crowned. Together with a paten engraved with Sacred Monogram, unmarked, probably 17th century; height 10 1'8 in. -25.7cm, 19oz 4dwt -597g. Estimate 5,000-7,000 USD -... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2011

A Continental Parcel-Gilt Silver Tankard, probably Hungarian, circa 1660-80

A Continental Parcel-Gilt Silver Tankard, probably Hungarian, circa 1660-80. Photo Sotheby's the cylindrical barrel embossed with full-blown flowers, two eagles and a heron, forked scroll thumbpiece, the cover chased with grotesque faces and running flowers; apparently unmarked, engraved on rim of cover with inventory number N30; height 8 1/4 in. - 21cm; 26oz 10dwt - 824g. Estimate 6,000-8,000 USD  - Lot 65 Sold: 8,125 USD Sotheby's. Fine English and European Decorative Arts. New York, 06 Oct 2011... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2011

A German Silver-Gilt Covered Beaker, Maker's Mark ?EL (Rosenberg 3, ? No.3058), Leipzig, Circa 1680..

A German Silver-Gilt Covered Beaker, Maker's Mark ?EL (Rosenberg 3, ? No.3058), Leipzig, Circa 1680. Photo Sotheby's the body embossed with a mounted bear hunt, the cover chased with running flowers and foliage, on three ball feet with matching finial, base pricked with later initials and date 1769; marked on base with maker's mark, city mark and date letter I, the rim of body and cover also with later Dutch control marks; height 6 1/2 in. 16.5cm - 9oz, 280g. Estimate 5,000-7,000 USD - Lot 64 Sold: 4,375 USD Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2011

Canaris, Chardonneret & Diamants de Kittlitz, à longue queue, de Gould et Diamant mandarin

Canari phase saumon D. Serinus canaria. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 80 / 100 € Canari phase orange D. Serinus canaria. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 80 / 100 € Canari phase jaune D. Serinus canaria. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 80 / 100 € Canari phase variation opale rose D. Serinus canaria. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 80 / 100 € Chardonneret (mutation opale) bague CE. Carduelis carduelis. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 80 / 100 € Diamant de Kittlitz... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2011

A Rare ‘Sky-Blue’ Six-Lobed Gourd Bottle Vase. Seal Mark and Period of Yongzheng

A Rare ‘Sky-Blue’ Six-Lobed Gourd Bottle Vase. Seal Mark and Period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's of double-gourd form with six vertical lobes elegantly extending from the wide lower bulb to the siender upper bulb tapering to a tubular neck, the two sections divided by a cinched waist with a raised collar, covered overali in a thick and even caesious-coloured glaze with very few crackies, ail supported on six brown-dressed spurs encircling the recessed base, the six-character reign mark inscribed in a fanciful seal-script style on... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2011

A Pair of White Dragon- Incised Stem Bowls. Incised Marks and Period of Qianlong

A Pair of White Dragon- Incised Stem Bowls. Incised Marks and Period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides beiow a slightiy fiared rim, the exterior of the delicateiy potted sides fineiy incised with a pair of confronting dragons in pursuit of a ‘flaming peari’ amidst scattered clouds and flames above stylised waves crashing against rocks, supported by a tait, columnar stem further incised with ciouds and fiames, the centre of the interior incised with a six-character reign mark within a double ring, ail beneath... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2011

A Fine Guan-Type Censer. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong

A Fine Guan-Type Censer. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's the compressed giobular body fianked by a pair of plain upright Ioop handies on the shouider, rising to a waisted neck and an everted mouthrim, the iower part of the body decorated with a row of bosses covered overali in an even greyish-green glaze with a fine network of crackies, ail raised on three short pointed unglazed feet dressed in dark brown, the slightly concave centre of the base inscribed with a six-character undergiaze-blue reign mark; 7.6 cm., 3... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2011

A Fine Ge-Type Bottle Vase. Seal Mark and Period of Yongzheng

  A Fine Ge-Type Bottle Vase. Seal Mark and Period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's of mallet form, the body tapering slightly towards the Iow footring below a tau columnar neck set with a wide everted mouthrim, covered overail in an even, thick, greenish-grey glaze with large-scale dark-stained crackie, the footring Ieft unglazed revealing the dark brown dressing, the recessed base inscribed with an undergiaze-blue six-character reign mark; 16.8 cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 1,000,000-1,500,000 HKD  -  Lot 1 Sold: 4,940,000... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2011

Titian masterpiece among highlights of Miami's longest running contemporary art fair

Titian's Saint Sebastian (c.1530) appearance at Art Miami marks the first time it will be on display publicly in the United States. MIAMI, FL.- Art Miami, Miami’s longest running contemporary art fair, will once again captivate the city from november 29 – December 4, 2011. As the anchor art fair to the city of Miami, the fair will return with a compelling array of modern and contemporary artwork from the 20th and 21st centuries. Art Miami will be held in a state-­‐of-­‐the-­‐art 125,000 square foot pavilion in Midtown Miami’s... [Lire la suite]
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