03 octobre 2013

Pair of jadeite 'Peapod', yellow diamond and diamond earrings

Pair of jadeite 'Peapod', yellow diamond and diamond earrings. Photo: Sotheby's. Each suspending on a highly translucent jadeite of intense emerald green colour, carved as a peapod, to a stylised surmount decorated by yellow diamond briolettes and brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds altogether weighing approximately 2.05 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Peapods approximately 20.88 x 10.93 x 5.31mm and 21.12 x 10.96 x 5.38mm respectively. Estimation 1,200,000 — 1,400,000 HKD  Accompanied by... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2013

Jadeite 'Peapod', yellow diamond and diamond pendant

Jadeite 'Peapod', yellow diamond and diamond pendant. Photo: Sotheby's. The highly translucent jadeite of rich emerald green colour carved as a peapod, to a stylised surmount decorated by yellow diamond briolettes and brilliant-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 1.75 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Peapod approximately 35.98 x 15.76 x 7.02mm. Estimation  1,100,000 — 1,300,000 HKD  Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ 80155, dated 11... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2013

A set of jadeite and diamond jewellery 

A set of jadeite and diamond jewellery. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Comprising a ring, set with an oval jadeite cabochon of bright emerald green colour and very good translucency, within an oval-shaped diamond surround with yellow diamond detail, to the diamond-set half-hoop; and a pair of earrings en suite, all mounted in 18k gold and white gold, largest cabochon approximately 19.4 x 15.3 x 7.1 mm, ring size 5½. Estimate $330,086 - $495,129. Price Realized $816,962.   The conditions for jadeite... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2013

A carved jadeite laughing Buddha 

A carved jadeite laughing Buddha. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The highly translucent jadeite carving of intense emerald green colour, depicting a laughing Buddha holding a lingzhi spray and a large cloth sack, to the carved wooden stand, carving approximately 103.0 mm high. Estimate $82,521 - $132,034. Price Realized $1,094,234. Accompanied by report no. KJ80905 dated 30 July 2013 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the Buddha is natural jadeite and no polymer is... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2013

A ruby and diamond 'Butterfly' necklace, by Faidee 

A ruby and diamond 'Butterfly' necklace, by Faidee. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Designed as a series of butterfly motifs, set with thirty graduated oval-shaped rubies weighing approximately 5.01 to 0.98 carats, to the marquise and pear-shaped diamond wings and brilliant-cut diamond accents, mounted in platinum and 18k yellow gold, 39.0 cm long, in black Faidee case. With maker's mark for Faidee. Estimate $1,287,335 - $1,980,515. Price Realized $1,688,389 Accompanied by report no. 13037267/1 to 30... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2013

A sapphire and diamond ring

A sapphire and diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 11.18 carats, within a surround set with oval-shaped diamonds weighing from 1.02 to 0.51 carats, mounted in 18k white gold, ring size 6½. Estimate $1,287,335 - $1,980,515. Price Realized $1,688,389 Accompanied by report no. 68812 dated 25 June 2013 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 11.18 carat sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating; also accompanied by an... [Lire la suite]

03 octobre 2013

A diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels 

A diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Designed as a line of baguette-cut diamonds accented by brilliant-cut diamonds, the front suspending a graduated fringe of marquise, baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, circa 1950, 39.0 cm long, with French assay mark for platinum, in brown suede Van Cleef & Arpels case. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, No. 62268. Estimate $767,449 - $1,072,779. Price Realized $836,768 Accompanied by three reports... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2013

London Asian Art Week this November: Beautiful and rare works announced at Christie's

A magnificent Qianlong spinach green jade brush pot. Estimate: £250,000-350,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013.  LONDON.- Christie's Asian Art sales in London this autumn will take place between 5 and 8 November, presenting the market with a strong array of beautiful and rare works with important provenance, many of which are offered fresh to the market for the first time in many decades. The sales include: Arts of the Carver and Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 5 November at King Street; and at South Kensington:... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2013

Patrick Delettrez, "Cadres de Vie"

Patrick Delettrez, "Cadres de Vie". photo David Gouinguenet "Des chutes de tôles, matériaux, rebus, éléments incomplets, fragments d’objets obsolètes en métal, cadres en bois... inusités, cassés ... glanés, récupérés dans les poubelles ,rescapés des cimetières de la consommation.  Autant de traces de vie qui nourrissent mes itinérances et mes créations.  Je m'approprie ces traces et les amalgame... triture ...assemble... détourne et leur redonne une nouvelle vie en créant au fil de mon imaginaire des œuvres... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2013

National Portrait Gallery acquires portrait of Britain's wealthiest woman and early feminist

Lady Anne Clifford by William Larkin, 1618 © National Portrait Gallery, London. LONDON.- The National Portrait Gallery has acquired a re-discovered painted portrait of the seventeenth-century patron, builder and conservationist, Lady Anne Clifford. A rare woman fighting a male-dominated establishment, Clifford is now seen as a proto-feminist, determined not to be bullied or coaxed into accepting less than she believed to be her due. At her death she was probably the wealthiest woman in England.  Previously lost, recorded only... [Lire la suite]
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