26 janvier 2014

A sapphire and diamond ring

  A sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of bombé design, set with a cushion-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 14.54 carats, within an old European and old mine-cut diamond surround, mounted in platinum. Estimate $725,000 - $925,000. Price Realized $875,000 With report CS 42693 dated 30 July 2010 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of this sapphire would be classified as Kashmir. Heat enhancement: None With report 12055254 dated... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2014

An important sapphire and diamond pendant necklace

An important sapphire and diamond pendant necklace. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Suspending a cushion-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 91.38 carats, from horizontally-set graduated baguette-cut diamonds, to the baguette-cut diamond neckchain, joined by a circular-cut diamond clasp, mounted in 18k white gold. Estimate $800,000 - $1,200,000. Price Realized $1,805,000 With report CS 81948 dated 25 September 2013 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is of the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2014

Anselm Kiefer (B.1945), Lasst tausend blumen blühen

Anselm Kiefer (B.1945), Lasst tausend blumen blühen. Photo Sotheby's titled; signed on the reverse, mixed media on canvas, 190 by 280cm.; 74 3/4 by 110 1/4 in. Executed in 1998. Estimation 600,000 — 800,000 GBP Provenance: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, LondonJames Cohan Gallery, New YorkAcquired directly from the above by the present owner Executed in 1998, Laßt Tausend Blumen Blühen delivers a monumentally solemn manifestation of Anselm Kiefer's powerful trans-historical dialectic. Belonging to the body of work inspired by the... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2014

A convertible diamond and ruby pendant necklace, by Harry Winston

A convertible diamond and ruby pendant necklace, by Harry Winston. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Designed as a circular-cut diamond neckchain, intersected by marquise-shaped diamond clusters, with two detachable attachments, the first, a marquise-cut diamond line, suspending a detachable pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 7.09 carats; and the second, an oval-cut ruby and marquise-cut diamond line, mounted in platinum, 15 ins., in a Harry Winston navy leather envelope case. Neckchain signed H.W. for Harry Winston, no.... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2014

A pair of diamond ear pendants, by Harry Winston

A pair of diamond ear pendants, by Harry Winston. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each suspending a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 8.02 and 7.98 carats, to a kite shaped diamond, mounted in platinum, with pendant hook for suspension. Signed H.W. for Harry Winston, no. 75012. Estimate $800,000 - $1,200,000. Price Realized $1,025,000 With report 11920657 dated 31 October 2013 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond, weighing approximately 8.02 carats, is D color, VVS1 clarity With report... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2014

A pair of important diamond ear pendants

  A pair of important diamond ear pendants. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each set with a heart-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 10.25 and 10.24 carats, to the circular-cut diamond bail, mounted in platinum. Estimate $2,200,000 - $2,800,000. Price Realized $2,629,000 With report 2155659059 dated 16 September 2013 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond, weighing approximately 10.25 carats, is D color, internally flawless clarity, with excellent polish and excellent symmetry With report... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2014

A diamond ring

A diamond ring. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Set with a rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 25.11 carats, flanked on either side by a tapered baguette-cut diamond, mounted in white gold. Estimate $450,000 - $650,000. Price Realized $1,235,000 With report 2155721271 dated 11 October 2013 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is J color, VVS2 clarity Accompanied by a supplemental letter stating that the diamond has been determined to be a Type IIa diamond. Type IIa diamonds are the most... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2014

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale. Photo Sotheby's signed and dated 53; signed, titled and dated 1953 on the reverse, synthetic dye and Murano glass on canvas, 50 by 60cm.; 19 3/4 by 23 5/8 in. Estimation 350,000 — 450,000 GBP Provenance: Marlborough Galleria d'Arte, RomeGalerie Burén, StockholmG. Berumiere, StockholmAcquired from the above by the previous owner Exposition: Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Oskmuseet, The Museum of Our Wishes, 1963-64, p. 67, no. 146, illustratedRome, Marlborough Galleria d'Arte, Fontana,... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2014

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale. Photo Sotheby's signed, waterpaint and painted Murano glass on canvas, 80 by 100cm.; 31 1/2 by 39 3/8 in. Executed in 1953-54. Estimation 600,000 — 800,000 GBP Provenance: Galerie Karsten Greve, ColognePrivate Collection, MilanTiziano De Clemente, MilanPrivate Collection, MilanSale: Sotheby's, London, Post War and Contemporary Art, 1 December 1988, Lot 657Acquired from the above by the present owner Exposition: Cologne, Galerie Karsten Greve, Lucio Fontana: Plastiken und Bilder... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2014

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Natura

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Natura. Photo Sotheby's terracotta, 59.7 by 57.2 by 62.2 cm.; 23 1/2 by 22 1/2 by 24 1/2 in. Executed in 1959-60. Estimation 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 GBP Provenance: Private Collection, TokyoStudio Casoli, MilanPrivate Collection, EuropeSale: Christie's, New York, Contemporary Art, 13 May 2009, Lot 37Acquired from the above by the previous owner Exposition: Genoa, Palazzo Ducale, Appartamento del Doge, Lucio Fontana - Luce e Colore, 2008-09, p. 187, illustrated in color Litterature:... [Lire la suite]