26 octobre 2015

Important diamond ring

Important 27.07 carats heart-shaped Type IIa diamond, D/VVS2 ring. Estimation 4,570,000 — 5,850,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's. Set with a heart-shaped diamond weighing 27.07 carats, size 52, illustrated unmounted. Accompanied by GIA report no. 10528347, dated 6 March 2000, stating that the diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless; and an updated report stating that the diamond is D Colour, Clarity, together with a working diagram stating that the diamond might be internally flawless after... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2015

Important diamond pendant

Important 53.53 carats heart-shaped diamond, D/VVS1 pendant. Estimation 4,570,000 — 5,850,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's. Set with a heart-shaped diamond weighing 53.53 carats Accompanied by GIA report no. 14861999, dated 2 February 2006, stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS1 Clarity. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 11 nov. 2015, 10:00 AM
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26 octobre 2015

American painter Cy Twombly's Quattro Stagioni arrives at De La Warr Pavilion

Cy Twombly, from Quattro Stagioni (A Painting in Four Parts), Quattro Stagioni: Estate, 1993-5. Acrylic paint and graphite on canvas, 3141 x 2152 x 35 mm. © Tate, London 2015 BEXHILL-ON-SEA.- In the Realm of Others, the recently opened exhibition by Project Arts Works and De La Warr Pavilion intended to question perceptions about the process of making art, provokes further consideration as Cy Twombly’s monumental suite of four paintings, Quattro Stagioni, arrived in Bexhill on 24 October on special loan from... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2015

A 'Ding' 'Lotus' Dish, Song Dynasty

A 'Ding' 'Lotus' Dish, Song Dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the shallow flaring sides rising from a short straight foot, carved to the exterior with three rows of overlapping lotus petals and covered overall in an ivory-white glaze, the rim metal-bound - 16.2cm., 6 3/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 nov. 2015, 11:00 AM
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26 octobre 2015

Mathilde Rouxel, "Jocelyne Saab, la mémoire indomptée"

Mathilde Rouxel. Suite à des études en philosophie et en histoire de l’art et archéologie, Mathilde Rouxel a obtenu un master en études cinématographiques, qu’elle a suivi à l’ENS de Lyon et à l’Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth, Liban. Aujourd’hui doctorante en études cinématographiques à l’Université Paris 3 – Sorbonne Nouvelle sur le thème : « Femmes, identité et révoltes politiques : créer l’image (Liban, Egypte, Tunisie, 1953-2012) », elle s’intéresse aux enjeux politiques qui lient ces trois pays et à... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2015

Fine natural pearl and diamond tiara, second half of the 19th century

Fine natural pearl and diamond tiara, second half of the 19th century. Estimation 1,950,000 — 3,890,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's. Composed of a line of star motifs set with rose diamonds, surmounted with eleven slightly baroque drop shaped natural pearls measuring from approximately 10.30 x 12.50 x 13.75mm to 13.65 x 14.40 x 21.00mm, each natural pearl supported by a rose diamond mount and by a cushion-shaped diamond.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 80598, stating that the eleven pearls were found to be... [Lire la suite]

26 octobre 2015

A 'Jizhou' phoenix bowl, Southern Song dynasty

A 'Jizhou' phoenix bowl, Southern Song dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an indented rim, the interior painted in white slip with a pair of long tailed phoenix interspersed with florets on a black ground, the exterior covered with a similar black glaze stopping short of the foot - 11.4cm., 4 1/2 in. Provenance: Acquired from John Sparks Ltd., London in the 1930s (by repute).George Harwood Snr,... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2015

A 'Jian' 'hare's fur' bowl, Northern Song dynasty

    A 'Jian' 'hare's fur' bowl, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the curved sides rising from a short straight foot to an indented rim, covered with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze finely streaked with 'hares fur' markings, falling short of the foot above the dark purple body, incised to the exterior base with the characters reading Gongyu (For imperial use) - 12.6cm., 5in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2015

A Cizhou-type black and russet-glazed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty

A Cizhou-type black and russet-glazed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly indented rim, the interior covered in a radiating black and russet-streaked design below the white-glazed rim, the exterior with a russet-streaked glaze running down to a black glaze, stopping well short of the foot to reveal the greyish-white buff body- 16.8cm., 6 5/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 nov.... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2015

A rare 'Cizhou' 'lotus' jar, Northern Song dynasty

A rare 'Cizhou' 'lotus' jar, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to an incurving rim, the exterior covered with a white slip skilfully carved through with a wide band of a repeat design of a double lotus scroll, covered with a translucent beige glaze stopping at the base of the band, the unglazed foot revealing a greyish-white body - 12cm., 4 3/4 in. Provenance: Acquired from John Sparks Ltd., London in the... [Lire la suite]
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