03 septembre 2013

18 karat gold, platinum and diamond brooch and earclips, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., France

18 karat gold, platinum and diamond brooch and earclips, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., France. Photo Sotheby's The brooch designed as a textured gold wings, the center set with round diamonds weighing approximately 1.00 carat, gross weight approximately 16 dwts, signed Tiffany Schlumberger, Made in France, with Fremch assay marks; together with a pair of earclips, set with round diamonds weighing approximately 1.00 carat, gross weight approximately 8 dwts, signed Schlumberger, with French assay... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2013

Three Vases, China, Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662-1722)

Three Vases, China, Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662-1722). Porcelain, painted in overglaze green, iron-red, yellow, black, gray, aubergine and gold.  H. 71.5 cm; center: H. 71, 4 cm, Right: H. 72 cm. PO 6258. Porcelain Collection. © Dresden State Art Collections 2013 The large easy bulbous vase (PO 6259, PO 6258, PO 6257) in baluster are painted in the color tone of light rare iron-red, green and gold. Motif of the decoration are couples and children in a garden scene, indicated by... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2013

Platinum, 18 karat gold and diamond brooch, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., France

Platinum, 18 karat gold and diamond brooch, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., France. Photo Sotheby's Of foliate design, set with round diamonds weighing approximately 3.60 carats, signed Tiffany Schlumberger, Made in France, with French assay marks, one diamond missing. Estimate 6,000 - 8,000 USD THE COLLECTION OF ALEX & ELISABETH LEWYT  Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 24 Sep 2013 - http://www.sothebys.com
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03 septembre 2013

Plate of of "Hercules at the Crossroads", China, Jingdezhen and Canton, Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Qianlong era (1736 - 1795) .

Plate of of "Hercules at the Crossroads", China, Jingdezhen and Canton, Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Qianlong era (1736 - 1795), 1760 to 1770. Porcelain, painted in black, iron red and gold. H. 3.8 cm, D. 32.3 cm. PO 3124. Porcelain Collection. © Dresden State Art Collections 2013 Since about 1720 porcelain painting workshops in China began to paint on porcelain exports to Europe with Christian and ancient mythological scenes. As templates corresponding figures came from Europe, including many... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2013

Platinum, 18 karat gold and diamond necklace, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., France

Platinum, 18 karat gold and diamond necklace, Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., France. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a graduated meandering vine set with numerous round diamonds weighing approximately 38.75 carats, accented by baguette diamonds weighing approximately 7.50 carats, internal circumference 15 inches. signed Tiffany Schlumberger, with French assay and workshop marks. With signed and fitted box. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD THE COLLECTION OF ALEX & ELISABETH LEWYT  Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2013

Seated Guanyin with Child and two companions, China, Dehua, Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662 - 1722)

Seated Guanyin with Child and two companions, China, Dehua, Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662 - 1722), 2nd Half of the 17th Century. Porcelain. H. 37.5 cm, W. 15.5 cm, D. 10.7 cm, 15.6 x 9 cm, 1932 g. PO 8612. Porcelain Collection. © Dresden State Art Collections 2013 A pure white body with a transparent glaze is characteristic of the porcelain kilns of Dehua (Fujian Province), which is referred to in Europe as the Blanc de Chine. Originally included the collection of Augustus... [Lire la suite]

03 septembre 2013

Ruby, enamel, and diamond hen brooch by Michele Della Valle.

Ruby, enamel, and diamond hen brooch by Michele Della Valle.
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03 septembre 2013

A rare large blue and white fish bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1573-1619)

A rare large blue and white fish bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1573-1619). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The heavily potted, tapering rounded body is finely painted in deep tones of underglaze blue with fish swimming amongst lotus leaves, blooms and waterweeds beneath rolling waves. The nianhao is written in a line on the flattened rim. 19 in. (48.2 cm.) diam. Estimate $100,000 – $150,000 Provenance: Jerry Gottlieb, New York, 1970s.  ... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2013

Diamond, ruby, enamel, and emerald toucan brooch by Tiffany & Co.

Diamond, ruby, enamel, and emerald toucan brooch by Tiffany & Co.
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03 septembre 2013

An extremely rare large blue and white barbed-rim ‘Mandarin Ducks’ charger, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368)

An extremely rare large blue and white barbed-rim ‘Mandarin Ducks’ charger, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The charger is finely painted in soft tones of underglaze blue to depict a pair of mandarin ducks swimming amidst flowering lotus plants within double-line borders. The cavetto is delicately molded and decorated in reverse reserving the raised decoration against a cobalt blue ground with a band of scrolling lotus consisting of eight flowers, alternately upright and pendent, borne on... [Lire la suite]