31 mai 2016

An important pair of jadeite cabochon and diamond ear pendants

Lot 2008. An important pair of jadeite cabochon and diamond ear pendants. Estimate HK$3,800,000 - HK$5,800,000 ($480,000-750,000). Price Realized HK$4,060,000 ($525,108). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each suspending a modified pear-shaped jadeite cabochon, surmounted by a circular jadeite cabochon, linked by a pear-shaped rose-cut diamond, mounted in gold, largest cabochon approximately 32.7 x 16.5 x 3.8 mm, ear pendants 5.1 cm Accompanied by report nos. KJ92518 and KJ92519 dated 14 March 2016 from Hong Kong... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2016

An unusual pair of carved jadeite archaic bell and pear-shaped diamond trefoil ear pendants, by Oscar Heyman & Brothers

Lot 2041. An unusual pair of carved jadeite archaic bell and pear-shaped diamond trefoil ear pendants, by Oscar Heyman & Brothers. Estimate HK$3,800,000 - HK$5,800,000 ($480,000-750,000). Price Realized HK$5,080,000 ($657,032). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each suspending a carved jadeite archaic bell, suspended from a pear-shaped diamond trefoil surmount with gold wire details, linked by a marquise-cut yellow diamond, mounted in platinum and gold, largest plaque approximately 26.3 x 19.0 x 4.9 mm, ear pendants... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2016

'Electric Paris' at Bruce Museum

Alfred Maurer (American, 1868-1932), 'Nocturne, Paris', n.d. Oil on board, 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. Avery Galleries, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Courtesy of Avery Galleries GREENWICH, CT. - Paris had been known as the City of Light long before the widespread use of gaslight and electricity. The name arose during the Enlightenment, when philosophers made Paris a center of ideas and of metaphorical illumination.  By the mid-nineteenth century, the epithet became associated with the city’s adoption of artificial... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2016

First Canadian exhibition for renowned photographer Steve McCurry at Galerie Got Montréal

Steve McCurry, Afghan Girl, Sharbat Gula Nasir Bagh Refugee Camp, Peshawar, Pakistan, 1984 © Steve McCurry. MONTREAL.- Galerie Got Montréal hosts the first Canadian exhibition featuring the work of internationally-renowned American photographer Steve McCurry, member of the Magnum Agency. On view from May 27 to June 30, 2016, this exhibition-sale features over fifteen photographs from the award-winning photographer, and marks the official opening of Galerie Got Montréal, located at 50 Saint-Paul Street West, in Old... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2016

Chaumet

Dessin d'une broche, vers 1885 © Chaumet Grande Broche Liseron. Platine, Diamants, 1885 © Chaumet Dessin de la broche Sauterelle sur gerbe de blé. Vers 1890 © Chaumet Broches Églantine et Sauterelle sur gerbe de blé. Platine, Diamants, 1890 © Chaumet Collier Pensée. Platine, Diamants, vers 1885 © Chaumet Broche Graminées. Platine Diamants, 1885 © Chaumet Négatif sur verre. Broche Graminées, 1885 © Chaumet Dessin d'une broche, vers 1895 © Chaumet Dessin d’une broche ombellifère, vers 1895 © Chaumet ... [Lire la suite]