21 avril 2015

TIFFANY & CO. An Art Nouveau Gold, Enamel, and Diamond 'Pansy' Brooch

TIFFANY & CO. An Art Nouveau Gold, Enamel, and Diamond 'Pansy' Brooch. Estimate $5,000 - 7,000. Sold for $11,875. Photo courtesy Phillips. Designed as a flower, set to the center with a circular-cut diamond, enhanced by yellow, white, and burgundy enamel, mounted in 18K yellow gold, length 2 inches. Signed 'Tiffany & Co.' PHILLIPS, Jewels New York, 20 April 2015
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21 avril 2015

TIFFANY & CO. An Art Nouveau Gold, Enamel, and Diamond 'Pansy' Brooch

TIFFANY & CO. An Art Nouveau Gold, Enamel, and Diamond 'Pansy' Brooch. Estimate $5,000 - 7,000. Sold for $11,875. Photo courtesy Phillips. Designed as a flower, set to the center with a circular-cut diamond, enhanced by blue, white, and yellow enamel, mounted in 18K yellow gold, length 2 inches. Signed 'Tiffany & Co.' PHILLIPS, Jewels New York, 20 April 2015
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21 avril 2015

JAR. A Pair of Titanium 'Violet' Earclips

JAR. A Pair of Titanium 'Violet' Earclips. Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. Sold for $5,250. Photo courtesy Phillips. Each designed as a sculpted violet blossom, mounted in silver titanium, enhanced by purple, yellow, and white enamel, length 1 1/8 inches. Signed 'Jar', with an original suede pouch. PHILLIPS, Jewels New York, 20 April 2015
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21 avril 2015

JAR. A Pair of Titanium and Gold Earclips

JAR. A Pair of Titanium and Gold Earclips. Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. Sold for $3,750. Photo courtesy Phillips. Each designed as a sculpted mauve titanium rose petal, mounted in 18K yellow gold and titanium, length 1 3/4 inches. Signed 'JAR Paris', with French assay marks and maker's mark, with an original suede pouch. PHILLIPS, Jewels New York, 20 April 2015
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21 avril 2015

Platyrhopalopsis (Platyrhopolopsis) picteti (Westwood, 1874)

Platyrhopalopsis (Platyrhopolopsis) picteti (Westwood, 1874). Male adult. Thailand, Chiang Mai Pr., Doi Intha Non NP, 860 m asl, 18,54° N, 98,58° E, 21.08.2012, V.K. inchenko © Roman Dudko
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21 avril 2015

Melo and brown diamond earrings, made and designed by Hemmerle, Munich, Germany, 2001

Melo and brown diamond earrings, made and designed by Hemmerle, Munich, Germany, 2001, rose gold, red gold, pave-set fancy brown diamonds, melo pearl bouton and melo pearl drop. Private Collection. Courtesy Hemmerle
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21 avril 2015

A pair of russet-splashed black-glazed bowls, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

A pair of russet-splashed black-glazed bowls, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,139 - 10,852 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising to a slightly flared rim, covered overall in a deep black glaze, with radiating russet flecks, thinning to a brown colour at the rim, the exterior glaze stopping well short of the foot. Quantité: 2 - 13.6cm., 5 5/8 in. PROPERTY FROM A PORTUGUESE PRIVATE COLLECTION Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015,... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2015

A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty.

A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,426 - 8,139 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising to a slightly flared rim, the interior covered overall with a lustrous black glaze lightly splashed with russet-brown, draining towards the centre, thinning to a brown colour at the rim and above the unglazed foot; 18.3cm., 7 1/4 in. PROPERTY FROM A PORTUGUESE PRIVATE COLLECTION Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2015

A pair of 'Qingbai' bowls, Song dynasty

A pair of 'Qingbai' bowls, Song dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP (6,783 - 9,496 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the curved sides of each rising to a flared rim, freely carved to the centre of the interior with two fish amongst combed waterweed, below radiating panels, covered overall in a vitreous pale blue glaze. Quantité: 2 - 18.5cm., 7 1/4 in. PROPERTY FROM A PORTUGUESE PRIVATE COLLECTION Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM
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21 avril 2015

Hermann Hesse's Treasure Trove Heads to Auction

Hermann Hesse, Piktors Verwandlungen Orig, manuscript with watercolors, 1934. Estimate: € 15.000. Photo courtesy Ketterer Kunst. Unknown works by Hermann Hesse were recently discovered in the estate of the family Walter and Nora Schadow. In 2014 an exhibition at the Kunsthaus Stade honored the works by the Nobel prize winner. They will now be sold in the auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on 18/19 May 2015. A discovery like this is a dream coming true for every passionate collector, and it became real for... [Lire la suite]