21 janvier 2014

Platinum, 18 karat gold, fancy colored diamond and diamond pendant necklace

Platinum, 18 karat gold, fancy colored diamond and diamond pendant necklace. Photo Sotheby's The trio of heart-shaped diamonds anchored by a Fancy Intense Yellow heart-shaped diamond weighing 2.40 carats, topped by a Fancy Gray-Blue heart-shaped diamond weighing .93 carat, suspended from a Fancy Intense Purplish Pink heart-shaped diamond weighing .50 carat, accented by small round diamonds weighing approximately .60 carat, length 16 inches. Estimation 90,000 — 120,000 USD Accompanied by three GIA reports:No. 2151492582 stating... [Lire la suite]

21 janvier 2014

18 karat tri-color gold, colored diamond and diamond ring

18 karat tri-color gold, colored diamond and diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's Of crossover design, set with a pear-shaped Fancy Yellow diamond weighing 1.37 carats and a pear-shaped Fancy Brown-Pink diamond weighing 1.17 carats, accented by single-cut near colorless diamonds weighing 1.56 carats, size 6. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 USD Accompanied by two GIA reports:No. 2111716910 stating that the 1.37 carat diamond is Fancy Yellow, Natural Color, SI2 clarity.No. 2111868059 stating that the 1.17 carat diamond is Fancy Brown-Pink,... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2014

18 karat two-color gold, colored diamond and diamond ring

18 karat two-color gold, colored diamond and diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's Centering a round Light Pink diamond weighing 1.01 carats, framed by small round diamonds of pink hue, bordered by eight heart-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 1.50 carats, the mounting further decorated by small round near colorless diamonds weighing .48 carat, size 6. Estimation 25,000 — 35,000 USD Accompanied by GIA report no. 2115399065 stating that the diamond is Light Pink, Natural Color.Please note that the small round diamonds of pink hue have... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2014

18 karat white gold, diamond and colored diamond ring

18 karat white gold, diamond and colored diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's Centering a round diamond weighing 4.45 carats, framed by diamonds of yellow hue weighing 1.17 carats, size 6½. Estimation 30,000 — 40,000 USD Please note that the diamonds have not been tested for natural origin of color. Sotheby's. Important Jewels . New York | 06 févr. 2014 - www.sotheby's.com
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21 janvier 2014

Platinum, 18 karat rose gold, pink diamond and diamond ring.

Platinum, 18 karat rose gold, pink diamond and diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's Set with a heart-shaped Very Light Pink diamond weighing 5.20 carats, framed and accented by small round near colorless diamonds weighing approximately .40 carat, size 5¾. Estimation 225,000 — 275,000 USD Accompanied by GIA report no. 1122766374 stating that the diamond is Very Light Pink, Natural Color, VS2 clarity. Sotheby's. Important Jewels . New York | 06 févr. 2014 - www.sotheby's.com
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21 janvier 2014

Rembrandt unravelled: Seven new books provide new insights into Rembrandt's etchings

Zelfportret met hoed met slappe rand en geborduurde mantel, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1631. AMSTERDAM.- Seven new volumes in the Hollstein series on the work of the most influential etcher of all time, Rembrandt van Rijn, were published today. Rijksmuseum curator Erik Hinterding and Jaco Rutgers travelled the world to examine more than 18,000 impressions made from all 315 etchings produced by the artist between 1625 and 1665. In the course of their research, they made some unexpected discoveries about the etching techniques used by... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2014

Joseph Wright of Derby portrait donated to the nation under the Cultural Gifts Scheme

Joseph Wright of Derby, Portrait of Elizabeth Balguy, c. 1783. Oil on canvas, 76.2 by 63.5 cm BATH.- A fine and elegant portrait by Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797) has been gifted to the Holburne Museum under the Cultural Gifts Scheme introduced by the UK Government last year. This is the third gift under this major initiative to encourage philanthropy to UK cultural institutions.  The work is the first painting by Wright, one of the most significant 18th century British artists, to be acquired by the Holburne Museum in... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2014

JAR Paris - Christie's

  A hardstone and gem-set 'bird' brooch by JAR Paris. Photo courtesy Christie's. Designed as a carved hardstone head of a falcon within a circular citrine and yellow garnet surround, made in 1997. A pair of gold and amber ear clips by JAR Paris. Photo courtesy Christie's. Each of circular design, set with a large cabochon amber, enhanced by engraved gold dot detail, mounted in 18k gold. Pair of emerald, beryl and diamond ball earclips, by JAR Paris. Photo courtesy Christie's. A fine pair of diamond and pearl ear... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2014

Royal and aristocratic heirlooms from important European dynasties to be auctioned by Sotheby's London

 LONDON.- On 23 January 2014, Sotheby’s London will present Of Royal and Noble Descent, a sale featuring royal and aristocratic heirlooms from important European dynasties. Spanning centuries of history, these works of art, precious objects and mementoes are not only testament to the bygone splendour of European courts, they also give a fascinating glimpse into the lives and sometimes extravagant tastes of their royal and noble owners.  Discussing the forthcoming sale, Heinrich Graf von Spreti, President Sotheby’s Germany,... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2014

JAR Paris.

JAR Hellebore Brooch in its Snowball Box, 2004. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art JAR Wave Brooch, 2006. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art JAR Ribbon Earrings, 2012. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art JAR. Cameo and Ruby Rose Petal Brooch, 2011. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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