05 novembre 2015

A rare purple-splashed Jun dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

A rare purple-splashed Jun dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Estimate £20,000 – £30,000 ($30,840 - $46,260). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is potted with shallow rounded sides rising to an everted rim, supported on a short ring foot. The interior is covered overall with a pale sky-blue glaze with vibrant purple splashes. There are five small spur marks to the slightly recessed base. 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) diam.  Provenance: With Michael Oriental Ltd., London, 22 March 2005.From the... [Lire la suite]

05 novembre 2015

A purple-splashed Jun ewer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

A purple-splashed Jun ewer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($9,252 - $12,336). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vessel is decorated with a thick pale blue glaze containing light purple splashes, thinning to a mushroom colour towards the rims. The short ring foot is unglazed, revealing the pale beige body. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high Provenance: With Bluett & Sons Ltd., 7 November 1972.C. R. & M. M. Postan Collection (1899-1981), no. 44.From the Collection of Francis Golding... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2015

A purple-splashed Jun bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

A purple-splashed Jun bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($9,252 - $12,336). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is potted with deep rounded sides, covered overall in a pale blue glaze with deep purple splashes, thinning to a mushroom tone to the mouth rim. The recessed ring foot is unglazed, exposing the pale grey body. 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam.   Provenance: From the Collection of Francis Golding (1944-2013).   CHRISTIE'S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS &... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2015

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,168 - $9,252). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The compressed body is raised on three slightly splayed, conical supports and is surmounted by a cylindrical neck rising to the flat, everted rim, with three narrow flanges beginning at a slight ridge on the shoulder and trailing down each leg. The censer is covered overall with a soft green glaze of even tone with some crackles. 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) wide ... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2015

Ruby and diamond jabot pin, Cartier, early 20th century

Ruby and diamond jabot pin, Cartier, early 20th century. Estimate 49,000 — 73,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Millegrain-set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, highlighted with a pear-shaped and oval rubies, signed Cartier, numbered.  Accompanied by a gemmological report.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 11 nov. 2015, 10:00 AM
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05 novembre 2015

Emerald, ruby, mother-of-pearl and diamond brooch, 'New Khandy', Cartier

Emerald, ruby, mother-of-pearl and diamond brooch, 'New Khandy', Cartier. Estimate 295,000 — 490,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as a parrot on a branch set with brilliant-cut diamonds, polished mother-of-pearl, calibré-, circular-cut and carved emeralds and rubies, suspending a drop-shaped emerald weighing 11.55 carats, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker's marks, case signed Cartier.  Authentification: Accompanied by SSEF report no. 82022, stating that the emerald is of... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2015

Natural pearl, emerald and diamond jabot pin, Cartier, 1920s

Natural pearl, emerald and diamond jabot pin, Cartier, 1920s. Estimate 110,000 — 220,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Of Indian inspiration, set with natural pearls of various colours, a circular-cut emerald, cushion-shaped, circular-cut and rose diamonds, suspending a line of diamonds and natural pearls; the keeper set with circular-cut diamonds, calibré-cut emeralds and a natural pearl, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker’s marks, case signed Cartier. Authentification: Accompanied by... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2015

Important seed pearl and diamond tiara, Cartier, circa 1909

Important seed pearl and diamond tiara, Cartier, circa 1909. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as an open work Greek key band millegrain-set with circular-cut diamonds within an outer border of seed pearls, framing a central detachable old mine-cut diamond, inner circumference approximately 305mm, unsigned, later tiara frame, case stamped Cartier.  Authentification: Designed as an open work Greek key band millegrain-set with circular-cut diamonds within... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2015

Rare steel and diamond tiara, Cartier, circa 1912

Rare steel and diamond tiara, Cartier, circa 1912. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Of scallop design, the curved blackened steel band bordered at the top with two rows of circular-cut diamonds, the bottom decorated with a line of similarly cut stones and palmette motifs set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, both ends of scroll design similarly set, inner circumference approximately 400mm, signed Cartier, French assay and maker's marks. Provenance: Purchased in 1912 at... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2015

First solo show by Los Angeles photographer Melanie Pullen opens at Jenkins Johnson Gallery

Melanie Pullen, Soda Pop Boy #8 (White Lightnin', So-DA-licious), 2015, c-print, 60 x 48 inches. All images courtesy of Jenkins Johnson Gallery, © Melanie Pullen, 2015. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, presents its first solo show by Los Angeles photographer Melanie Pullen, previously represented by Stephen Wirtz Gallery. The exhibition features photographs from Soda POP!, her new series that plays with cultural assumptions; she combines things typically associated with childhood, such as... [Lire la suite]
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