09 juillet 2013

Exceptionnel Cassone en Bois peint et doré. Italie, Venise, première moitié du XVIème siècle

Exceptionnel Cassone en Bois peint et doré. Italie, Venise, première moitié du XVIème siècle. Photo WEMAERE - de BEAUPUIS - DENESLE ENCHERES H : 64cm ( hors socle). Estimation: 20 000 € - 30 000 € Magnifique coffre de mariage aux proportions harmonieuses, il offre le décor peint d’une allégorie conjugale qui décline les vertus des époux. Autour du médaillon de la belle épousée, placé au centre de l’abattant, un motif d’arabesques fleuries porte des cornes d’abondance, promesses de fertilité. La... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2013

Emerald and diamond jabot pin, Raymond Yard, 1920s

Emerald and diamond jabot pin, Raymond Yard, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's Composed of two carved emerald beads, accented with single-cut and baguette diamonds, signed Yard. Estimate 4,000-5,000 GBP NOTE: Raymond C. Yard began his jewellery career at the age of thirteen in 1898 at Marcus & Co rising through the ranks, learning all the aspects of the industry, from production to sales. Some 20 years after he first began his career s at Marcus & Co. Yard was the most sought after salesman on the floor, soon gaining... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2013

Gold, enamel and ivory pendant watch, Lacloche Frères, circa 1927

Gold, enamel and ivory pendant watch, Lacloche Frères, circa 1927. Photo Sotheby's Jewelled nickel lever movement, silvered guilloché dial, Arabic numerals, blued steel hands, ivory case with applied gold classical Greek figures, applied gold fittings to the band, pendant on a black silk ribbon, with rectangular ivory plaque and applied gold decoration, movement numbered, plaque stamped FV for Ferdinand Verger. Estimate 6,000-8,000 GBP LITTERATURE: Price, J., Masterpieces of French Jewelry,... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2013

Citrine ring, Suzanne Belperron, 1930s

Citrine ring, Suzanne Belperron, 1930s. Photo Sotheby's The angular mount set to the centre with a step-cut citrine, size K. Estimate 3,500-5,000 GBP NOTE: Accompanied by a certificate from Olivier Baroin. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. London | 11 juil. 2013, 10:30 AM - www.sothebys.com
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09 juillet 2013

Gold, ruby and sapphire bracelet, Louis Wièse, 1890s

Gold, ruby and sapphire bracelet, Louis Wièse, 1890s. Photo Sotheby's In the Gothic-revival taste, composed of a series of quatrefoils inset with cabochon rubies, sapphires and portraits, length approximately 190mm, signed Wièse, maker's marks. Estimate 10,000-15,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. London | 11 juil. 2013, 10:30 AM - www.sothebys.com
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09 juillet 2013

Enamel and diamond bracelet, Masriera

Enamel and diamond bracelet, Masriera. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a series of foliate and floral open work plaques applied with plique-à-jour enamel and accented with circular-cut and rose diamonds, connected by black velvet ribbon, length approximately 190mm, maker's mark for Masriera. Estimate 12,000-18,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. London | 11 juil. 2013, 10:30 AM - www.sothebys.com
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09 juillet 2013

Glass Brooch, René Lalique, first quarter of the 20th century

Glass Brooch, René Lalique, first quarter of the 20th century. Photo Sotheby's The cast, stained and foiled red glass plaque depicting the frontal profile of the Devil, signed Lalique with maker's mark to the reverse. Estimate 2,500-3,500 GBP LITTERATURE: Cf: Gere, Charlotte, Tait, Hugh (ed.), 'The Art of the Jeweller, A Catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift to the British Museum,' London, 1984, number 1177, for a similar brooch. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels. London | 11 juil. 2013, 10:30 AM -... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2013

Extraordinary Origami by Nguyễn Hùng Cường

  Boy on Water Buffalo. Origami by Nguyễn Hùng Cường   Gorilla. Origami by Nguyễn Hùng Cường.   Great White Shark. Origami by Nguyễn Hùng Cường   Eagle. Origami by Nguyễn Hùng Cường   Scorpio-snake. Origami by Nguyễn Hùng Cường Psychopsis krameriana. Origami by Nguyễn Hùng Cường. Geosternbergia. Origami by Nguyễn Hùng Cường Young Pteranodon. Origami by Nguyễn Hùng Cường Tortoise. Origami by Nguyễn Hùng Cường Jucumari. Origami by Nguyễn Hùng Cường Pig. Origami by Nguyễn... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2013

"Bug Balls", miniature insect sculptures by UK-based artist Claire Moynihan

"Bug Balls", miniature insect sculptures by UK-based artist Claire Moynihan (source: http://www.visualnews.com/)
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09 juillet 2013

"Fashion Jewelry, The Collection of Barbara Berger" at Museum of Arts and Design

Portrait of Barbara Berger, the world's most prolific collection of costume jewellery. NEW YORK, NY.- Fashion Jewelry: The Collection of Barbara Berger is an eye-opening presentation of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings, many of them one-of-a-kind, drawn from the world-renowned collection of Barbara Berger. Featured designers include Kenneth Jay Lane, Lanvin, Missoni, Oscar de la Renta and Pucci. The exhibition is on view at the Museum of Arts and Design from June 25 through September 22, 2013 (a portion of the exhibition will... [Lire la suite]