19 avril 2013

A pair of symmetrically decorated pottery vases, Vietnam, dated 1852

A pair of symmetrically decorated pottery vases, Vietnam, dated 1852. Photo Nagel Auktionen depicting young ladies and banana leaves, inscription and handles in shape of mascarons. Inscription: made by Yuhelong shop in Haiphong, autumn of the 5th year of shide - Bottom mark: beautiful treasure. H. 37 cm. Estimate 3500 € Nagel Auktionen. 2013/05/08. http://www.auction.de/
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19 avril 2013

Art Deco Diamond, Platinum Ring

Art Deco Diamond, Platinum Ring. Photo Heritage Auctions The ring features a marquise-cut diamond measuring 14.13 x 7.13 x 4.72 mm and weighing 3.01 carats, enhanced by baguette-cut diamonds, set in platinum. A GIA Laboratory report # 8531713, dated March 14, 2013, stating D color, Internally Flawless clarity, accompanies the center stone. Gross weight 3.41 grams. Size: 5-1/2 (sizeable). Estimate: $100,000 - $125,000. Heritage Auctions. 2013 April 29. Jewelry Signature Auction - New... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2013

Art Deco Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond, Sapphire, Platinum Ring, Cartier

Art Deco Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond, Sapphire, Platinum Ring, Cartier. Photo Heritage Auctions The ring features a European-cut fancy intense yellow diamond measuring 11.15 - 11.35 x 7.02 mm and weighing 5.50 carats, enhanced by shield-cut sapphires weighing a total of 1.20 carats, set in platinum, marked Cartier, partial reference number 8377. A GIA Laboratory report # 2155093963 dated November 12, 2012 stating Natural Fancy Intense Yellow color, VVS2 clarity, accompanies the diamond; an AGL Laboratory report... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2013

A round wood box and cover with mother of pearl inlays and a bronze figure of an official, Vietnam, 19th-20th century.

A round wood box and cover with mother of pearl inlays and a bronze figure of an official, Vietnam, 19th-20th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen D./H. 27/35 cm - Estimate 500 € Nagel Auktionen. 2013/05/08. http://www.auction.de/
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19 avril 2013

A rare and unusual lacquered bronze seated figure of Buddha

A rare and unusual lacquered bronze seated figure of Buddha, Southern China or Vietnam, 14th - 15th Century. Photo Nagel Auktionen seated in dhyanasana with left hand clutching a pearl or a mala bead in his lap, the right hand raised, the slender, elongated body draped in long, flowing robes covering both shoulders and exposing the chest and sash, the serene face with delicate features, the hair in tight curls, with remnants of gold laquer, particularly on the upper body. H. 47 cm - Estimate 32000 € Compare with... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2013

Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Gold Ring, Monture Harry Winston

Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Gold Ring, Monture Harry Winston. Photo Heritage Auctions The ring centers a cut-cornered square modified brilliant fancy intense yellow diamond measuring 11.22 x 11.18 x 6.74 mm and weighing 7.05 carats, enhanced by pear-shaped yellow diamonds weighing a total of 1.91 carats, accented by full-cut yellow diamonds weighing a total of 2.73 carats, set in 18k gold, marked Monture Harry Winston, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from Harry Winston. A GIA Laboratory report #... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2013

Unmounted Diamond

Unmounted Diamond. Photo Heritage Auctions The emerald-cut diamond measures 14.41 x 7.67 x 4.33 mm and weighs 4.80 carats. A GIA Laboratory report # 16175691 dated May 30, 2007 stating E color, VVS2 clarity, accompanies the stone. Estimate: $100,000 - $125,000Property from the Private Collection of an East Texas HeiressHeritage Auctions. 2013 April 29. Jewelry Signature Auction - New York - http://jewelry.ha.com
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19 avril 2013

Orientalist masters at Sotheby's spring auction of 19th Century European Art in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s spring auction of 19th Century European Art in New York on 9 May 2013 will feature an exceptional collection of Orientalist paintings. The group is highlighted by four major works by the master of the genre, Jean-Léon Gérôme, including Le Tigre et le Gardien (est. $300/400,000), as well as The Colossus of Memnon (est. $400/600,000). While he painted the Colossus a number of times and from different viewpoints throughout his career, this early work was devised on his first ambitious and long anticipated visit... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2013

Vienne s’expose à Saint-Lazare

L’Office du Tourisme de Vienne allie classicisme et art contemporain avec une exposition audacieuse. Pour la 4ème année consécutive, Vienne propose en plein cœur de Paris un événement mettant en avant une activité culturelle de la ville de Vienne. Après les « petits chanteurs de Vienne » en 2012, l’Office du Tourisme de Vienne propose cette année une exposition du 16 au 25 avril 2013, sous la verrière de la gare Saint-Lazare. Angelika Krinzinger artiste autodidacte autrichienne de renom qui évolue dans le domaine... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2013

United States returns stolen 16th century Virgin Mary and baby Jesus tapestry to Spain

The wool and silk tapestry, depicting the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus, had been stolen in December 1979. WASHINGTON (AFP).- A 16th century religious tapestry stolen from a Spanish cathedral in 1979 and sold at auction three years ago for $369,000 was returned to Spain on Wednesday by the US customs service. In a statement, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said special agents from its Homeland Security Investigations unit seized the artifact last November from the unidentified Texas business that had bought it. The... [Lire la suite]
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