30 septembre 2013

Padparadscha sapphire, diamond and pink diamond ring

Padparadscha sapphire, diamond and pink diamond ring. Photo: Sotheby's Centring on an oval padparadscha sapphire weighing 4.35 carats, surrounded by cushion-shaped diamonds, embellished by circular-cut pink diamonds, the diamonds and pink diamonds together weighing approximately 3.85 carats, mounted in platinum and 18 karat pink gold. Ring size: 6¼. Estimation 400,000 — 500,000 HKD  Accompanied by GRS report numbered GRS2012-061721, dated 11 June 2012, stating that the 4.35 carat padparadscha sapphire... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2013

A fine blue and white 'Fruit and Flower' lobed bowl, Mark and period of Xuande

A fine blue and white 'Fruit and Flower' lobed bowl, Mark and period of Xuande. Photo: Sotheby's of conical form with a six-lobed rim supported on a short slightly tapered foot, the interior centred with a medallion containing a flowering peach branch, surrounded by three sprigs of lotus flowers alternating with sprays of tree peony, chrysanthemum, and herbaceous peony, all beneath a row of small floral sprigs at the rim, the exterior painted with six fruit sprays comprising peach, cherry, loquat, pomegranate, grape, and... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2013

Diamond tiara

Diamond tiara. Photo:Sotheby's. Of openwork design, set with old mine-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 10.00 carats, mounted in 14 karat white gold. ESTIMATE 80,000-100,000 HKD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite. Hong Kong | 07 Oct 2013 - http://www.sothebys.com
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30 septembre 2013

Diamond tiara-devant de corsage, circa 1910

Diamond tiara-devant de corsage, circa 1910. Photo Sotheby's Of openwork scroll and foliate design, set with circular-, mixed-cut and rose diamonds, detachable into three sections with brooch fittings, tiara frame deficient. ESTIMATE 13,000-17,000 GBP. Lot Sold: 13,750 GBP FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF CONTESSA HELEDA CASTRIGNANO PECCI, THENCE BY DESCENT Provenance: This tiara was presented as a gift to Contessa Heleda Castrignano Pecci on the occasion of her marriage to Conte Giovanni Battista Pecci, General... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2013

Diamond tiara, late 19th century

Diamond tiara, late 19th century. Photo Sotheby's  Designed as three floral sprays, set with cushion-shaped, circular-cut and rose diamonds, inner circumference approximately 226mm, each spray detachable and may be worn as a brooch, fitted case. ESTIMATE 29,000-49,000 CHF. Lot Sold: 45,000 CHF FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF COUNTESS COSTANZA PASOLINI ZANELLI MAGNAGUTI Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Geneva | 14 May 2013
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30 septembre 2013

October edition of The Burlington Magazine features discovery of an unknown painting by Titian

Risen Christ, by Titian. c.1511. Canvas, 144 by 116.5 cm. (Private Collection). LONDON.- The Burlington Magazine announced the publication, in its October issue, of The Risen Christ, a previously unknown work by the great Venetian artist Titian. The painting (oil on canvas, 144 cm. high by 116.5 cm. wide) shows Christ in majesty, triumphing over death, standing on the tomb from which he has risen and silhouetted against a vivid, cloudy sky lit by the morning sun of the Easter day. The author of the article, Artur Rosenauer,... [Lire la suite]
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29 septembre 2013

Ruby and Diamond 'Flower' Ring, By James W. Currens for Faidee

Ruby and Diamond 'Flower' Ring, By James W. Currens for Faidee. Photo: Sotheby's Designed as a flower, centring on a cushion-shaped ruby weighing 3.66 carats, to petals set with brilliant-cut diamonds extending to the shoulders, the diamonds together weighing approximately 5.95 carats, mounted in platinum. Ring size: 5¾. Estimation  1,000,000 — 1,200,000 HKD  Accompanied by SSEF and GIA reports numbered 69554 and 6132699280 respectively, stating that the 3.66 carat ruby is natural, of Burmese (Myanmar)... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2013

Pair of Ruby and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Pair of Ruby and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Photo: Sotheby's Each suspending on an oval ruby altogether weighing 6.62 carats, embellished by marquise- and pear-shaped diamonds, decorated with circular-cut diamonds, the diamonds altogether weighing approximately 8.30 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Estimation  2,200,000 — 2,800,000 HKD Accompanied by SSEF and GIA reports numbered 69553 and 7152589638 respectively, stating that the rubies are natural, of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating.... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2013

Ruby and diamond necklace

Ruby and diamond necklace. Photo: Sotheby's Set with thirty-seven graduated oval rubies together weighing 50.57 carats, decorated by pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 42.70 carats, mounted in 18 karat white and yellow gold,length approximately 420mm. Estimation  5,500,000 — 6,500,000 HKD  Accompanied by Gübelin and GRS reports numbered 12121037/1 to 37 and GRS2013-011474 respectively, dated 19 December 2012 and 11 January 2013, stating that the rubies are natural, of... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2013

An exceedingly rare and fine cobalt-blue and iron-red ‘Mythical Beasts’ stemcup. Mark and period of Xuande

An exceedingly rare and fine cobalt-blue and iron-red ‘Mythical Beasts’ stemcup. Mark and period of Xuande.  Photo: Sotheby's finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, supported on a tall splayed stem with a sealed flat base, superbly painted around the exterior in deep shades of underglaze blue accented with 'heaping and piling', the cup with nine fabulous animals against an iron-red ground of turbulent waves, including a fish dragon and a winged carp leaping above the... [Lire la suite]