27 juillet 2013

5.52ct Alexandrite And Fancy Diamond Ring

5.52ct Alexandrite And Fancy Diamond Ring. Photo courtesy Shreve, Crump & Low  Platinum & 18kt pink gold custom made cluster ring consisting of 1 oval shape alexandrite weighing 5.52 carats, measuring 11.81 x 9.59 x 6.19mm with Gubelin certificate #1003740, the center stone is set with 12 colorless pear shape diamonds having a total weight of 5.30 carats, and 12 pear shape natural vivid pink diamonds having a total weight of .68 carats and and additional .82 carats total weight of color full cut diamonds going... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2013

Spectacular 12.18ctw Alexandrite Earrings

Spectacular 12.18ctw Alexandrite Earrings. Photo courtesy Shreve, Crump & Low Platinum cluster earrings consisting of 1 cushion cut Alexandrite weighing of 6.03 carats with AGL certificate CS 55403, and 1 Alexandrite weighing 6.15 carats with AGL certificate #CS 55402, the center stones are set with 1.25 carats total weight of round brilliant cut diamonds. Price Upon Request Shreve, Crump & Low. 39 Newbury Street, Boston, MA, 02116 - 617.969.6262
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27 juillet 2013

Alexandrite & Diamond Ring, 5.50 carats

Alexandrite & Diamond Ring, 5.50 carats. Photo MS Rau Antique Alexandrites are among the rarest treasures in the gem world, and one of the finest examples on the market today takes center stage in this exquisite ring. Weighing approximately 5.50 carats, this captivating, round brilliant-cut gem is set in 18K white gold and accented by .71 carats of colorless diamonds the encircle it and flow down the shank. Certified by C. Dunaigre Switzerland, this exceptional gem exhibits the unique green-to-violet color change for... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2013

Stunning Alexandrite and Diamond Ring

Stunning Alexandrite and Diamond Ring. Photo courtesy J.S. Fearnley This stunning alexandrite ring features a 6.43 carat alexandrite that is of Ceylon origin and excellent color change. Beautifully accented by old European-cut diamonds, this ring is of superior quality and the alexandrite has been tested by the American Gemological Laboratories. Price Upon Request Platinum ring set in the center with an oval alexandrite weighing 6.43 carats, framed and flanked by 14 old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 5.00... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2013

A silver-mounted Japanese Arita porcelain ewer, the jug, circa 1700, the silver mount, 19th century

A silver-mounted Japanese Arita porcelain ewer, the jug, circa 1700, the silver mount, 19th century. Photo Sotheby's the mounts, decorated with swags and surmounted by an urn-shaped finial, apparently unmarked; height 32.5 cm. Estimate 2,000 — 4,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 6,875 EUR Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Queen Juliana of The Netherlands: All to be Sold for the Benefit of Charity. Amsterdam | 14 Mar 2011 - www.sotheby's.com
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27 juillet 2013

A silver-mounted Japanese Arita porcelain jug, circa 1700, the lid of later date

A silver-mounted Japanese Arita porcelain jug, circa 1700, the lid of later date. Photo Sotheby's the hinged lid engraved at the center with a rose, the thumb piece shaped as a bird, bearing pseudo marks; height 22.5 cm. Estimate 1,500 — 2,500. Lot Sold: 3,000 EUR Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Queen Juliana of The Netherlands: All to be Sold for the Benefit of Charity. Amsterdam | 14 Mar 2011 - www.sotheby's.com

27 juillet 2013

A pair of silver-mounted Kangxi porcelain vases, a silver-mounted blue Kangxi porcelain tea caddy and a Dutch silver table bell

A pair of silver-mounted Kangxi porcelain vases, a silver-mounted blue Kangxi porcelain tea caddy and a Dutch silver table bell. Photo Sotheby's pear-shaped vases fluted into panels, with later mounts, apparently unmarked; the tea caddy of egg shape with detachable engraved and ribbed stopper, Gilles Grevink, Amsterdam,1855; a table bell, J.M. van Kempen & Zonen, The Hague,1855 (5); height table bell, 17.3 cm. Estimate 800 — 1,200 EUR. Lot Sold: 2,750 EURSotheby's. Property from the Estate of Queen Juliana of The... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2013

A set of four doucai 'South Sea Bubble' plates, circa 1720 

A set of four doucai 'South Sea Bubble' plates, circa 1720. Photo Sotheby's each painted with a comedian on a tile floor beneath a beamed ceiling, inscribed:Wie op uÿtrecht of nieuw Amsterdam (Who speculates on Utrecht or New Amsterdam);50 per- cent op Delft gewonnen (50 per cent gained on Delft);Pardie al mijn Actien kwijt! (Suddenly lost all my shares!);Schÿt Actien enwind- handel. (Crap shares and swindle);20.9-21.3 cm. diam.; inv. nos. 4-2772 and 4-2886; some... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2013

Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (1755-1842), A portrait of Countess Golovine, Moscow, about 1797-1800, oil on canvas

Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (1755-1842), A portrait of Countess Golovine, Moscow, about 1797-1800, oil on canvas. Purchased 1980 (No. 80.1). The Barber Institute of Fine Arts Countess Golovine sweeps up her shawl and looks at us with startling candour. Vigée-Lebrun met and befriended Varvara Nikolaevna Golovine (1766–1821) in Russia in the late 1790s during the artist’s exile from revolutionary France. She described Golovine as a ‘charming woman’ who was a talented musician and artist, and a lover of literature. The... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2013

Grande gourde double et grand vase bouteille, décor de fleurs et de papillons, règne de Kangxi (1662-1722)

Grande gourde double (G 115) et grand vase bouteille (G 295) décor de fleurs et de papillons, règne de Kangxi (1662-1722), famille verte. Hauteur : 0.420 m. Diamètre : 0.215 m. G115;G295;264. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier