24 avril 2013

A Large Iznik Pottery Jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580

A Large Iznik Pottery Jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Rising from slightly flaring round foot to wide bulbous body tapering towards the shoulder, the white ground painted in cobalt-blue, bole-red, green and black, the foot with a band of strapwork, the body with a ground of elegant green fishscale set with trilobed palmettes with cusped edges framing a band of curved stylised leaves formed of interlacing palmettes, the base of the neck with a minor band of curving leaves and palmettes and a... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2013

An emerald and diamond ring, by Verdura.

An emerald and diamond ring, by Verdura.. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Set with a rectangular-cut emerald in a pavé-set diamond surround and twisted rope shoulders, mounted in platinum, hinged hoop adjustable in size 5½ to 6½. Signed Verdura .Estimate CHF40,000 – CHF60,000 Accompanied by report no. 67344 dated 25 March 2013 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with moderate amount of resin I Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 15 May... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2013

An Extremely Large and Impressive Iznik Pottery Dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590

  An Extremely Large and Impressive Iznik Pottery Dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, green and black with a symmetrical floral design of red roses and blue tulips, in a stylised wave and rock border, the underside with green rosettes alternating with paired blue tulips, hair crack; 16in. (41cm.) diam. Estimate £70,000 – £100,000 Christie's. ART OF THE ISLAMIC AND INDIAN... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2013

A pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels 

A pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each modelled as a flowerhead with circular-cut emerald pistil extending pavé-set diamond petals, 4.0 cm, with French assay mark for gold, in grey suede fitted Van Cleef & Arpels case. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF36,000 – CHF44,000 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 15 May 2013. Geneva
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24 avril 2013

An Intact Iznik Pottery Dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1570

An Intact Iznik Pottery Dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1570. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, green and black with a symmetrical floral spray around a cusped palmette, the cusped rim with a band of radiating cusped palmettes, the reverse with rosettes alternating with paired tulips, intact; 11½in. (29cm.) diam. Estimate £100,000 – £150,000 Christie's. ART OF THE ISLAMIC AND INDIAN WORLDS. 25 April... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2013

An emerald, sapphire and diamond brooch/pendant, by Van Cleef & Arpels 

An emerald, sapphire and diamond brooch/pendant, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Designed as two rows of graduated clusters, half of them with cabochon emeralds in circular-cut sapphire and diamond partial border, half with cabochon sapphires in circular-cut emerald and diamond partial border,circa 1965, 8.0 cm, with French assay mark for gold. Signed VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. NY40880. Estimate CHF38,000 – CHF58,000 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 15 May... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2013

A Rare Iznik Pottery Water Bottle (Surahi), Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580

A Rare Iznik Pottery Water Bottle (Surahi), Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With drop-shaped body rising to a knop below the flaring mouth, the white body painted under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, green and black with a band of red and blue saz leaves dividing tulip and rose sprays, elongated cusped panels in a band above, between minor motif bands, the knop and upper flaring section a fired restoration; 12¾in. (32.2cm.) high. Estimate £30,000 – £50,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2013

The monumental rooms of the Doge's Palace in Venice exhibit Manet: Return to Venice

Edouard Manet,  Olympia, 1863 Olio su tela, 130 x 190 cm Parigi, Musée d’Orsay © Musée d’Orsay, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Patrice Schmidt VENICE- Manet. Return to Venice is the name of the exhibition the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia will  from 24th April to 18th August 2013 in the monumental rooms of the Doge’s Palace. It will includeabout 80 paintings, drawings and prints, and has been planned with the special collaboration of the Musée D’Orsay in Paris, which possesses the largest number of... [Lire la suite]