09 janvier 2017

Very attractive fancy purplish pink diamond ring, 1930s

Very attractive fancy purplish pink diamond ring, 1930s. Sold 1,561,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 Nov 2007, lot 356. The fancy purplish pink Asscher-cut diamond weighing 6.54 carats, set between triangular diamond shoulders, size 52. Accompanied by GIA report no. 15644798 stating that the diamond is Fancy Purplish Pink, Natural Colour, VS2 Clarity. Further accompanied by GIA Diamond Type Classification report stating: 'Scientists classify diamonds into two main "types" - type I and type II - based on the presence or absence of... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2017

Spectacular ruby and diamond parure, Asprey

Spectacular ruby and diamond parure, Asprey. Sold 2,345,000 CHF at Sotheby's Geneva, 14 Nov 2007, lot 371A.  Comprising: a necklace composed of a graduated line of brilliant-cut diamonds supporting at the front a fringe of oval and cushion-shaped rubies set within oval, pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamond surrounds, the five largest pear-shaped diamonds weighing 2.47, 3.01, 3.01, 3.45 and 3.58 carats respectively, the seven largest oval diamonds weighing 2.01, 2.03, 2.04, 2.07, 2.07, 2.22 and 2.60 carats respectively,... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2017

Plat aux hautes tiges de tulipes et d'oeillets, Iznik, vers 1570, période ottomane (13e siècle-1922)

Plat aux hautes tiges de tulipes et d'oeillets, Iznik, vers 1570, période ottomane (13e siècle-1922). Anc. coll. Salzmann, Acq. Musée de Cluny, 1865. Ecouen, musée national de la Renaissance, E.Cl.8139. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée de la Renaissance, château d'Ecouen) / René-Gabriel Ojéda
09 janvier 2017

Plat à bouquet symétrique, Iznik, Vers 1600, période ottomane (13e siècle-1922)

Plat à bouquet symétrique, Iznik, Vers 1600, période ottomane (13e siècle-1922). Anc. coll. Salzmann, Acq. Musée de Cluny, 1865. Ecouen, musée national de la Renaissance, E.Cl.8321. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée de la Renaissance, château d'Ecouen) / René-Gabriel Ojéda
09 janvier 2017

Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577-1640 Antwerp), Scipio Africanus welcomed outside the gates of Rome, after Giulio Romano

Lot 86. Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577-1640 Antwerp), Scipio Africanus welcomed outside the gates of Rome, after Giulio Romano. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000 © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, grey, cream, white and green bodycolor with heightening in oil, 16½ x 22½ in. (41.9 x 57.3 cm.) Provenance: Anthonius Triest, Bishop of Ghent (according to P.-J. Mariette in the Crozat catalogue).Possibly Cornelis Vermeulen.P. Crozat (his number ‘24’, L.3612); Paris, 10 April-13 May... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2017

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Fuendetodos 1746-1828 Bordeaux), A hunter with his dog in a landscape

Lot 75. Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Fuendetodos 1746-1828 Bordeaux),  A hunter with his dog in a landscape. Estimate USD 600,000 - USD 800,000 © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 numbered by the artist '96' and with number in pen and ink '42' (Madrazo album III), point of the brush and brown ink, scraping, fragmentary watermark crest surmounted by a cross, 8 x 5½ in. (20.2 x 14.1 cm.) Provenance: By descent to the artist's sonJavier Goya y Bayeu (by 1828), and by descent to his sonMariano... [Lire la suite]

09 janvier 2017

Circular Box with Peacocks, Peonies, and Auspicious Motifs, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Wanli period (1573–1620)

Circular Box with Peacocks, Peonies, and Auspicious Motifs, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Wanli period (1573–1620). Porcelain painted in underglaze blue. H. 14 cm; diam. 25.3 cm. Gift of the Orientals, 1931.753. The Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago.
09 janvier 2017

Square Bottle with Landscapes, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), late Wanli period (1578–1620)

Square Bottle with Landscapes, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), late Wanli period (1578–1620). Porcelain painted in underglaze blue. 26.0 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm (10 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.). Oriental Purchase Fund, 1999.251. The Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago.
09 janvier 2017

Ours assis, Chine, dynastie Shang (c.1600-1046 avant J.-C.)

Ours assis, Chine, dynastie Shang (c.1600-1046 avant J.-C.). Néphrite. MNAAG Paris, MA3840. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier.
09 janvier 2017

Tigre, Chine, dynastie Shang (c.1600-1046 avant J.-C.)

Tigre, Chine, dynastie Shang (c.1600-1046 avant J.-C.). Néphrite. MNAAG Paris, MA3863. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier.