17 août 2014

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue with phoenixes and flowers, China, Yuan dynasty, mid 14th century

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue with phoenixes and flowers, China, Yuan dynasty, mid 14th century. Height: 6.4 cm, Diameter: 41.3 cm. Owner’s mark punched in the base. Museum no. 102-1899. © V&A Images. Painted in underglaze blue with two phoenixes amid peonies and foliage in a central medallion, surrounded by a broad band of lotus scroll and foliage, and on the rim is a diaper border. The outside has a row of rectangular panels with scroll designs. The dense decoration and symmetrical... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2014

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14 août 2014

LaCloche Paris Art Deco Amethyst Buddha Pin

LaCloche Paris Art Deco Amethyst Buddha Pin. Photo courtesy Bentley & Skinner A LaCloche Art Deco amethyst buddha pin, the pin comprising a carved amethyst buddha, embellished with rose-cut diamond-set halo, centre and fleur-de-lis base, all set to a platinum mount and pin, signed LaCloche Freres, gross weight 6.6 grams, circa 1920. Price: $14,787.50 Bentley & Skinner. 55 Piccadilly, London, W1J ODX, United Kingdom. +44 (0) 2076 290 651
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14 août 2014

Cindy Chao & Sarah Jessica Parker co-design 'Ballerina Butterfly' brooch to be auctioned at Sotheby's Hong Kong

The “Ballerina Butterfly” Brooch (Est. HK$6 – 7 million / US$750,000 – 950,000). HONG KONG.- Contemporary fine jewelry artist Cindy Chao, globally recognized for her intricate designs of rare, colorful gemstones, has collaborated with actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist Sarah Jessica Parker on a singular jewelry creation. The 2014 Black Label Masterpiece “Ballerina Butterfly” brooch (Est. HK$6 – 7 million / US$750,000 – 950,000), co-designed by Chao and Parker, will be auctioned at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and... [Lire la suite]
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13 août 2014

Yan Pei-Ming works at Massimo De Carlo Gallery

Yan Pei-Ming, Pope Innocent X no.3, 2013. Oil on canvas, 59 1/10 × 59 1/10 in, 150 × 150 cm. ©2014 Artsy Yan Pei-Ming, Black Bird I, 2013. Oil on canvas, 11 4/5 × 15 7/10 in, 30 × 40 cm. ©2014 Artsy Yan Pei-Ming, Black Bird II, 2013. Oil on canvas, 11 4/5 × 15 7/10 in, 30 × 40 cm. ©2014 Artsy Yan Pei-Ming, Black Bird IX, 2013. Oil on canvas, 11 4/5 × 15 7/10 in, 30 × 40 cm. ©2014 Artsy Yan Pei-Ming, The Other Bird - F16, 2013. Oil on canvas,, 44 9/10 × 76 4/5 in, 114 × 195... [Lire la suite]
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13 août 2014

Mikimoto's Double Eight necklace

Mikimoto's Double Eight necklace is available from the pearl jeweller's New Bond Street Boutique and Harrods Fine Jewellery Room. Celebrating luck and fortune, Mikimoto's Double Eight collection necklace features 88 perfectly matched cultured Akoya pearls. The innovative clasp, which is made up of circles to form numerous number eights, means that Mikimoto's 88 necklace can be worn in a multitude of ways.
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13 août 2014

Back on Song ceramics sold at Christie's, 17 September 2008, New York

A rare Jizhou splashed black-glazed bowl , Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2008 Potted with rounded flaring sides rising from a knife-cut foot ring to a finger-grooved band below the lipped rim, the interior with recessed center boldly decorated with an irregular pattern of swirls of variegated russet and pale milky brown color reserved on the blackish-brown ground, the exterior similarly decorated; 6 5/16 in. (16 cm.) diam., box. Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized: $30,000 ... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2014

Chopard Red Carpet Collection at flagship store on New Bond Street and the brand's boutiques in Selfridges and Harrods.

Chopard Red Carpet Collection earrings featuring pear-shaped rubellites surrounded by diamonds, set in rose gold (£POA). Chopard Red Carpet Collection necklace with black diamonds, sapphires and spinels set in white gold (£POA). Chopard Red Carpet Collection earrings with cabochon rubies surrounded by diamonds, set in white gold (£POA). Chopard Red Carpet Collection diamond earrings in white gold (£POA). Chopard Red Carpet Collection necklace with pear-shaped rubies forming flowers and diamonds set in white gold (£POA). ... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2014

Friedemann Bühler Wooden Vessels

Friedemann Bühler, Vase shaped vessel, bleached ash, brushed and sandblasted. Photo by Richard Becker.  Friedemann Bühler, Tall vessel, bleached ash, brushed surface. Photo by Richard Becker.  Friedemann Bühler, Tall vase shaped vessel, bleached ash, brushed surface. Photo by Richard Becker. Friedemann Bühler, Bowl, blackened oak, brushed, sandblasted. Photo by Richard Becker. Friedemann Bühler, Cut-in bowl, bleached ash, brushed and sandblasted. Photo... [Lire la suite]
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13 août 2014

Doyle New York to auction important jewelry on october 21, 2014

Photo courtesy Doyle New York NEW YORK - On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10am, Doyle New York will hold an auction of Important Jewelry from a variety of prominent estates and collections. The sale will offer dazzling jewelry spanning the Antique, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern eras by some of the world’s most prestigious makers, including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb and Tiffany & Co. Certain to attract attention is a group of high-carat-weight diamond jewelry. Also featured... [Lire la suite]
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