25 décembre 2013

An antique coral suite, circa 1870, comprising a pendant necklace, bracelet, day/night pendant earrings, and comb en suite

An antique coral suite, circa 1870, comprising a pendant necklace, bracelet, day/night pendant earrings, and comb en suite. Photo courtesy Bonhams.
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25 décembre 2013

A fancy colored diamond and diamond solitaire ring with a 15.45-carat modified rectangular-cut fancy yellow diamond

A fancy colored diamond and diamond solitaire ring with a 15.45-carat modified rectangular-cut fancy yellow diamond. Photo courtesy of Bonhams. One such gemstone was a 15.45-carat fancy yellow center diamond in a solitaire ring. Fancy yellow diamonds are hard enough to find, let alone one of this remarkable size. In addition, the diamond is internally flawless—a rare gem, indeed. The center modified rectangular-cut diamond is flanked by white diamonds weighing 3.5 carats in triangular shoulders. The ring was owned by Dorothy... [Lire la suite]
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25 décembre 2013

An Art Deco jadeite jade and diamond brooch by Mauboussin

An Art Deco jadeite jade and diamond brooch by Mauboussin. Photos courtesy of Bonhams. The jadeite is carved with a flowerpot and vine motif and the platinum and diamond stylized design above it accents the jade. A cushion-cut diamond of around 6.35 carats sits in the center. The certified piece sold for $122,500, well above the pre-auction estimate of $70,000-90,000.
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25 décembre 2013

Khanjar (Dagger). Mughal India, 18th century

Khanjar (Dagger). Mughal India, 18th century. Photo courtesy Francesca Galloway. White nephrite hilt with inlaid with gold, lasque diamonds and other precious gems. Overall length: 12.6 inches (32 cm). Francesca Galloway. Indian Paintings & Courtly Objects: Recent Acquisitions. Leslie Feely Fine Art, 33 East 68th Street, 5th Floor, New York 10065. T/M (917) 943 7737 - M +44 777 594 4098 - christine@francescagalloway.com - www.francescagalloway.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
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25 décembre 2013

A Maharaja with his Two Children. India, Rajasthan, circa 1870-80.

A Maharaja with his Two Children. India, Rajasthan, circa 1870-80. Photo courtesy Francesca Galloway. Opaque pigments heightened with gold and silver. 22.1 x 16.2 inches (56 x 41.2 cm).Francesca Galloway. Indian Paintings & Courtly Objects: Recent Acquisitions. Leslie Feely Fine Art, 33 East 68th Street, 5th Floor, New York 10065. T/M (917) 943 7737 - M +44 777 594 4098 - christine@francescagalloway.com -www.francescagalloway.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
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25 décembre 2013

By the artist Mola Bagas (or Muhammad Bakhsh). Ladies with Fireworks on a Terrace. Rajasthan, Bikaner, late 18th century

By the artist Mola Bagas (or Muhammad Bakhsh). Ladies with Fireworks on a Terrace. Rajasthan, Bikaner, late 18th century. Photo courtesy Francesca Galloway. Opaque pigments and gold on paper. 9.5 x 6.4 inches (24.1 x 16.2 cm). Francesca Galloway. Indian Paintings & Courtly Objects: Recent Acquisitions. Leslie Feely Fine Art, 33 East 68th Street, 5th Floor, New York 10065. T/M (917) 943 7737 - M +44 777 594 4098 - christine@francescagalloway.com - www.francescagalloway.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH... [Lire la suite]
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25 décembre 2013

Calcite with Sphalerite

Calcite with Sphalerite
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25 décembre 2013

Quartz and Elbaite

Quartz and Elbaite
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25 décembre 2013

Trilobite fossil, Koneprusia

Trilobite fossil, Koneprusia
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25 décembre 2013

Duan inkstone contained within a nanmu box. China, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Duan inkstone contained within a nanmu box. China, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Photo courtesy Nicholas Grindley Works of Art Ltd. Length 3.5 x Width 3 x Depth .5 inches(8.9 x 7.6 x 1.3 cm).Nicholas Grindley Works of Art Ltd. Chinese Furniture and Scholars' Objects. Hazlitt Gooden & Fox, 17 East 76th Street, New York 10021. T (212) 772 1950 - M (917) 945 9293 - nick@nicholasgrindley.com - rebecca@nicholasgrindley.com -www.nicholasgrindley.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014