03 mai 2017

Gold, Platinum, Carved Angel Skin Coral, Diamond and Emerald Bangle Bracelet, David Webb

Lot 314. Gold, Platinum, Carved Angel Skin Coral, Diamond and Emerald Bangle Bracelet, David Webb. Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000. Sold for $46,875. Photo Doyle 18 kt., designed as a carved coral chimera with cabochon emerald eyes, the bangle with fluted carving, set with 115 platinum-set round and single-cut diamonds approximately 6.90 cts., with head and tail highlighted by 2 pear-shaped cabochon emeralds, accented by a collar of 11 round emeralds, signed Webb. Inner circle 6 1/8 inches.  C The... [Lire la suite]

03 mai 2017

White Gold, Pink Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 45. White Gold, 8.99 cts Pink Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000. Sold for $43,750. Photo Doyle Centering one oval pink sapphire approximately 8.99 cts., surrounded by two rows of 28 round diamonds approximately 4.50 cts., approximately 10 dwts. Size 9 1/4. With AGTA report no. 96031006 stating that the pink sapphire has no indications of heat treatment. C Property of a Pennsylvania Collector  Doyle. Important Jewelry, Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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03 mai 2017

Platinum, Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 374. Platinum, 14.92 cts Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Ring, circa 1930. Estimate: $100,000 - $150,000. Sold for $275,000. Photo Doyle Centering one cushion-shaped sapphire approximately 14.92 cts., flanked by two triangle-shaped diamonds, circa 1930. Size 7 1/2. With AGL report no. CS39878 stating that the sapphire is of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no gemological evidence of heat or clarity enhancement.  Note: Sapphire: deep royal blue with faint violet hue and darker hues,... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2017

The MET Costume Institute presents 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between'

Rei Kawakubo (Japanese, born 1942) for Comme des Garçons (Japanese, founded 1969); Courtesy of Comme des Garçons. Photograph by © Paolo Roversi. NEW YORK - The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute spring 2017 exhibition, Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between, on view from May 4 through September 4, examines Kawakubo’s fascination with interstitiality, or the space between boundaries. In Kawakubo’s work, this in-between space is revealed as an aesthetic sensibility, establishing an unsettling zone of... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2017

A record-setting sale of Korean works of art rings up $366,366 at Lark Mason Associates on iGavel Auctions

19th century Korean Ancestor Portrait, detail, Gouache on Paper, Hanging Scroll, image: 25 by 17 1/2, overall length: 59 in. Estimate $700-1000. Sold for $ 81,250. Lark Mason Associates. NEW BRAUNFELS, TX.- Exceeding all expectations, the sale of Korean Works of Art at Lark Mason Associates on the iGavel Auctions platform closed on April 26th with a sale total of $366,366 including buyers premium. Fifty lots of ceramics, paintings, furniture and metalwork, most of which emanated from a local... [Lire la suite]