16 mai 2016

Tête de jeune vietnamienne, Vietnam, école de Hanoi, début du XXème siècle

Lot 171. Tête de jeune vietnamienne, Vietnam, école de Hanoi, début du XXème siècle. Estimation 300 € – 400 €. Photo Leclere Bronze à patine noire sur un socle en bois noirci. Signé « Tun » et accompagné du cachet de l’artiste. H : 32 cm. LECLERE – MAISON DE VENTES, Un intérieur Eclectique Partie 1 : Art d’Asie, Objets d’Art, Curiosités, Tableaux Anciens et Modernes, le 18 Mai 2016 à 13h30. DROUOT RICHELIEU – SALLES 14 ET 15 – 9, RUE DROUOT 75009 PARIS

16 mai 2016

Đức Lợi, Tête de jeune femme au chignon, Vietnam, début XXème siècle

Lot 170. Đức Lợi, Tête de jeune femme au chignon, Vietnam, début XXème siècle. Estimation 300 € - 400 €. Photo Leclere Bronze à patine marron ; socle cubique en bois. Signé. H : 25,5 cm LECLERE - MAISON DE VENTES, Un intérieur Eclectique Partie 1 : Art d'Asie, Objets d'Art, Curiosités, Tableaux Anciens et Modernes, le 18 Mai 2016 à 13h30. DROUOT RICHELIEU - SALLES 14 ET 15 - 9, RUE DROUOT 75009 PARIS
16 mai 2016

A sapphire and diamond bracelet, by Bvlgari

Lot 228. A sapphire and diamond bracelet, by Bvlgari. Estimate CHF90,000 – CHF130,000 ($92,704 - $133,906). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set with eleven graduated oval-cut sapphires, within a baguette and rectangular-cut diamond geometric surround, 17.0 cm, mounted in platinum and gold, in blue leather Bulgari case. Signed Bvlgari Accompanied by report no. 85411 dated 6 April 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of 10 sapphires is Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and 1 sapphire is... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2016

A 22.32 carats Ceylon cushion-shaped sapphire, ruby and diamond ring, mounted by Bvlgari

Lot 124. A 22.32 carats Ceylon cushion-shaped sapphire, ruby and diamond ring, mounted by Bvlgari. Estimate CHF90,000 – CHF130,000 ($92,704 - $133,906). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 22.32 carats, between baguette-cut diamond shoulder lines, within the calibré-cut ruby broad surround, ring size 6 ½, mounted in gold. Signed Mont. Bvlgari Accompanied by report no. 77775 dated 10 December 2014 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2016

A Burma ruby and diamond necklace, by Bvlgari

Lot 126. A Burma ruby and diamond necklace, by Bvlgari. Estimate CHF150,000 – CHF200,000 ($154,506 - $206,009). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The front composed of three rows of pavé-set diamond bombé panels, each set to the centre with an oval-cut ruby, to the pavé-set diamond scrolling sides, the back composed of two similarly-set rows of ruby and diamond panels, 39.0 cm, mounted in gold, in black leather Bulgari case. Signed Bvlgari. Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 18 May... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2016

Big cat roars at Bonhams Monaco sale as the hammer falls at €7.2 million for the Jaguar C-Type

Lot 114. The Ex-Ecurie Francorchamps, Roger Laurent, Baron Charles de Tornaco, Jacques Swaters, Olivier Gendebien – 1953 Le Mans 24-Hour, Spa 24-Hours, ADAC 1,000-Kilometres race. 1953 Jaguar XK120C 'C-Type' Sports-Racing Two-Seat Roadster. Registration no. POV 114 (UK). Chassis no. XKC 011' – Originally 'XKC 047're-stamped 'XKC 011' by Jaguar Cars Ltd. in 1954. Engine no. E 1066-9. Sold for €7,245,000 (£5,715,580). Photo: Bonhams. MONACO.- The unique, unrestored, ex-Le Mans 24-Hour race Jaguar C-Type... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2016

An extremely rare pocket watch by Patek Philippe Reference 844 in white gold sells for $475,488

Lot 227. Patek Philippe: A rare white gold open-faced minute repeating perpetual calendar watch with moon-phases, ref. 844, made in 1973. Estimate CHF: 280,000 - 380,000. Sold for CHF: 472,000 (475,488 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. GENEVA.- Yesterday’s sale of Important Watches at Sotheby’s in Geneva was led by an extremely rare pocket watch by Patek Philippe, which surpassed its estimate to reach CHF 472,000 / $475,488 (est. CHF 280,000 – 380,000). Thought to be one of only two models of reference 844 in white gold,... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2016

Creative Africa: A vibrant season of exhibitions and activities opens at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Altar Head, 16th century, Benin Kingdom, Nigeria. Bronze, copper alloy. Height: 8 1/8 inches University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia: Purchased from W. O. Oldman. Image courtesy of the Penn Museum, Image #250922. Photograph by Gary Ombler for Dorling Kindersley. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- This spring the Philadelphia Museum of Art is presenting five exhibitions and a series of related programs that feature a broad spectrum of the arts from across the African... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2016

Bonhams to offer imperial Chinese porcelain works of art

   Lot 21. A rare Imperial Ge-type vase, zun, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$ 4.5 million - 6 million (€510,000 - 680,000). Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG.- Bonhams Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale in Hong Kong on 2 June 2016 will offer fine and rare porcelain and works of art which would once have graced the Imperial palaces. They include exquisite treasures from the reigns of the Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong emperors - all with impeccable... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2016

Turner’s Whaling Pictures at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art

Joseph Mallord William Turner (British, London 1775–1851 London), Whalers, ca. 1845. Oil on canvas, 35 7/8 × 48 in. (91.1 × 121.9 cm). Tate, London; Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856.  NEW YORK - Turner’s Whaling Pictures, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through August 7, is the first exhibition to unite the series of four whaling scenes painted by the great British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851) near the end of his career. The quartet of paintings—... [Lire la suite]