17 août 2012

Natural Gold Leaf in Resin

Natural Gold Leaf in Resin.  The black resin background certainly gives this a striking appearance. 40 mm x 30 mm domed cabochon, 1.6 inches x 1.2 - Price: $32,00 (FenderMinerals)
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17 août 2012

A George III Giltwood Pier Mirror

A George III Giltwood Pier Mirror. Photo Sotheby's The upright beveled mirror plate within a shaped frame surmounted by a pagoda-form cresting with a leaf-form roof above columns on a rock-work base, the sides with ruffled edges flanked by open leafy trees above Gothic columns ornamented at the top with water pots and with open foliate scrolls, the apron with ruffled edges, pendant icicles and open foliate and C-scrolls. Re-gilt, possibly originally painted, restorations. Height 6 ft. 1 in.; width 39... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2012

An Italian Carved Giltwood Mantel Clock Late 18th-Early 19th Century

  An Italian Carved Giltwood Mantel Clock. Late 18th-Early 19th Century. Photo Sotheby's height 17 in.; width 15 1/2 in.; depth 4 1/2 in. 43.5 cm; 39.5 cm; 11.5 cm - Estimate 5,000-8,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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17 août 2012

Woodward Ranch Texas Red Plume Dendritic Agate Polished Thin Slice

Woodward Ranch Texas Red Plume Dendritic Agate Polished Thin Slice.  From the famous agate location - Woodward Rand: In the heart of the Big Bend - Davis Mountains country featuring Texas Red Plume and Texas Pom-pom agates. 48 grams/240 carats, 125 mm x 85 mm, appr. 4.9 inches x 3.3 inches - Price: $75,00 (FenderMinerals)
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17 août 2012

A Chinese Export Black And Gilt Lacquer Stand. Second Half 18th Century

A Chinese Export Black And Gilt Lacquer Stand. Second Half 18th Century. Photo Sotheby's Decorated overall in tones of gold on a black ground, the later rectangular plain top with foliate spandrels and supported on a conforming pierced frame above a molded apron with a shaped pendant at the center and open scroll brackets above turned cabriole legs with claw-and-ball toes, all decorated with foliate scrolls and leaves. Top associated. Height 28 1/2 in.; width 31 1/2 in.; depth 19 in. 72.4 cm; 80 cm; 48.3 cm... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2012

A Chinese Export Parcel-Gilt Black Lacquer Tea Table, Mid-18th Century

A Chinese Export Parcel-Gilt Black Lacquer Tea Table, Mid-18th Century. Photo Sotheby's Decorated in tones of gold on a black ground, the rectangular top with circular flowerheads or mons, and with a carved giltwood pierced gallery above a decorated molded edge, above a conforming molded pierced frame, decorated with foliate scrolls, the apron pierced and with a scrolled pendant at the center, on turned cabriole legs with claw-and-ball toes similarly decorated. Height 30 1/4 in.; width 30 3/4 in.; depth 19... [Lire la suite]


17 août 2012

Autumn Paintbrush Jasper

Autumn Paintbrush Jasper Rich saturated earth tones, a terra cotta feel. Large Oval Cabochon, 82.5 carats; 50 mm x 35 mm x 3.5 mm , appr. 2 inches x 1.4 inches. Price $44,00 (FenderMinerals)
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17 août 2012

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727 – 1804), The Deer and The Lady, with Punchinello

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727 – 1804), The Deer and The Lady, with Punchinello. Photo Sotheby's black chalk, pen and brown ink, reddish-brown and brown wash; signed in pen and brown ink lower left: Dom.o Tiepolo f; numbered in pen and brown ink, in upper left corner: 89; 11 1/2 by 16 1/4 in. 292 by 413 mm - Estimate 300,000-400,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New York, 6 July 1920, lot 41 (part of an album of 104 drawings by Giandomenico Tiepolo, to Colnaghi for £610)Richard Owen, ParisCelia Tobin... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2012

Giovanni Antonio Canal, Called Canaletto, Capriccio vith the Loggetta of Sansovino as Portico of an Imaginary Gothic Tower

Giovanni Antonio Canal, Called Canaletto (Venice 1697 – 1768), Capriccio vith the Loggetta of Sansovino as Portico of an Imaginary Gothic Tower. Photo Sotheby's pen and brown ink and gray washes over black chalk, within brown ink framing lines; 12 1/4 by 18 1/4 in. 311 by 464 mm - Estimate 300,000-500,000 USD PROVENANCE: Duc de TalleyrandWith Durlacher Brothers, New York, 1954 LITTERATURE: W.G. Constable, Canaletto, Oxford, 1962, vol. II, no. 761, reproduced vol. I, pl. 144, fig. 761W.G. Constable... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2012

Chatoyant Charoite

Chatoyant Charoite. Rare Purple Stone from Russia. 113.5 carats; 40 mm x 30 mm , appr. 1.6 inches x 11.2 inches. Price: $34,00 (FenderMinerals)
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