19 août 2012

Emerald Ruby Diamond & Enamel Leopard Bangle Bracelet

Emerald Ruby Diamond & Enamel Leopard Bangle Bracelet, 1970s. Photo by Fourtane Sophisticated in style and detail, the creator of this fine bangle was most likely inspired by the iconic designs of David Webb. Two leopards facing each other, their eyes sparkling with emeralds and collars gleaming with emeralds and diamonds support a cluster of gemstones between them. An intense red ruby of .75 carats is complimented by mesmerizing green emeralds and 1.80 carats of brilliant white diamonds. Black enamel spots complete the... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2012

A Pair of Cold-Painted Bronze Oriental Figures on Gilt-Metal Mounted Black Slate Pedestals, Second Half 19th Century

A Pair of Cold-Painted Bronze Oriental Figures on Gilt-Metal Mounted Black Slate Pedestals, Second Half 19th Century. Photo Sotheby's height of the taller 10 1/2 in. 26.7 cm. Estimation 100-200 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.comSotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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19 août 2012

A Set of Three Chinese School Paintings on Paper. Qing Dynasty, Late 19th Century

A Set of Three Chinese School Paintings on Paper. Qing Dynasty, Late 19th Century. Photo Sotheby's watercolor on paper, framed, each depicting figures at various pursuits in garden and terrace settings, with modern stained bamboo and gilt frames. Height of largest 55 in.; width 40 1/4 in. 139.8 cm; 102.3 cm - Estimate 5,000-8,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
19 août 2012

David Webb. A beautiful black enamel, ruby, emerald and diamond horse bracelet. New York, circa 1970

David Webb. A beautiful black enamel, ruby, emerald and diamond horse bracelet. New York, circa 1970 © Epoque Fine Jewels  the black enamel articulated hinged bangle designed as a horse, with cabochon emerald eyes and pavé-set diamond mane with cabochon ruby, holding a pavé-set diamond hoop in its mouth, joined to its black enamel tail, mounted in 18 karat gold and platinum. Signed WEBB. Total diamond weight: approx 2,60 ct. Inner circumference:16,2cm. Price unpon request... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2012

A Pair Of Louis XV Tôle-Peinte Cache Pots. Mid-18th Century

A Pair Of Louis XV Tôle-Peinte Cache Pots. Mid-18th Century. Photo Sotheby's Height 6 3/4 in. 17.5 cm - Estimate 1,000-1,500 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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19 août 2012

A Pair Of Samson Porcelain Iznik-Style Vases. Late 19th Century

A Pair Of Samson Porcelain Iznik-Style Vases. Late 19th Century. Photo Sotheby's S marks in black script. height 13 3/4 in. 35 cm - Estimate 1,000-1,500 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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19 août 2012

The Burton Cognac Diamond Ring.

The Burton Cognac Diamond Ring. Coloured diamond ring by Van Cleef & Arpels. 1974
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19 août 2012

Two Important And Rare Imperial Chinese Cloisonne Buddhist Altar Pieces. Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Two Important And Rare Imperial Chinese Cloisonne Buddhist Altar Pieces. Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Photo Sotheby's of champlevé- and cloisonné-enamel gilt-bronze, comprising two of the Seven Emblems of Imperial Power, Qizhengbao, one of a minister seated with his right hand in abhayamudra and left hand holding an alms bowl, the other figure of a general, kneeling with right leg raised, right arm raising scroll and left hand in abhayamudra, both set upon a base of swirling clouds, a large lotus flower... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2012

An Important Imperial Chinese Gilt-Bronze Lion Clock Stand. Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

An Important Imperial Chinese Gilt-Bronze Lion Clock Stand. Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Photo Sotheby's cast striding upon an oval pedestal encircled with lobed lotus lappets and inlaid in turquoise, coral, lapis and other hardstones, its large head turned to its left and framed by a curling mane, the back draped with a finely chased saddle blanket and shaped mount supporting a large octagonal clock-frame, cast around the border with the Eight Daoist Trigrams in a compressed band, all on a wooden stand.... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2012

La Peregrina

La Peregrina. Natural pearl, diamond, ruby and cultured pearl necklace, by Cartier. 1957. Estimated at $2-3 million, the pearl reached a world auction record price for a pearl at $11,842,500 (£ 7,579,200 / € 9,118,725) after four and a half minutes of bidding. The pearl, an historic 16th century pear-shaped pearl suspended from a necklace custom-designed for Ms. Taylor by Cartier, has been widely heralded as one of Elizabeth Taylor’s most iconic jewels. La Peregrina is a remarkable pearl of 203 grains in size – equivalent to... [Lire la suite]


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