18 février 2018

Fancy colored diamond ring

Lot 159. 30.99 carats, VVS1 clarity Fancy dark orange-brown diamond ring. Estimate 265,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 318,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 The cushion-shaped diamond of fancy dark orange-brown color weighing 30.99 carats, within a ring mounting of 14 karat white and yellow gold, size 6¼.   Accompanied by GIA report no. 14789166 stating that the diamond is Fancy Dark Orange-Brown, Natural Color, VVS1 clarity.  Sotheby's. Magnificent... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2018

Diamond ring, Verdura

Lot 125. 8.04 carats, F color, VS1 clarity Diamond ring, Verdura. Estimate 175,000 — 225,000  USD. Lot sold 336,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 The square emerald-cut diamond weighing 8.04 carats, framed by small round diamonds set on the prongs and shoulders, mounted in platinum, signed Verdura. With signed box.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 15316421 stating that the diamond is F color, VS1 clarity; together with original working diagram stating that the stone... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2018

Pair of emerald and diamond earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1971

Lot 349. Pair of 5.20 and 5.47 carats Colombian emerald and diamond earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1971. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000  USD. Lot sold 348,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 Set with 2 emerald-cut emeralds weighing 5.20 and 5.47 carats respectively, within double ring borders set with  56 round diamonds weighing 6.29 carats and 18 round diamonds weighing 1.35 carats, mounted in platinum and 18 karat gold, signed Van Cleef &... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2018

Freeman's Asian Arts Auction offers a collection of collections

  PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s Asian Arts auction, Friday March 16th, brings together nearly 600 lots representing Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Southeast Asian works of art, and is scheduled to coincide with Asia Week in New York City.  With the world’s attention focused on South Korea, Freeman’s offers its own salute to the culture of Korea. A highlight of the sale is the group of Korean celadons, buncheong stonewares, and blue and white porcelains from a private Florida collection, representing seven centuries... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2018

Diamond ring, mounted by Harry Winston

Lot 184. 25.36 carats, M color, SI1 clarity Diamond ring, mounted by Harry Winston. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000  USD. Lot sold 384,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 The round diamond weighing 25.36 carats, encircled by 18 round diamonds weighing approximately 2.50 carats, mounted in platinum, size 6¼, trademark for Harry Winston. With Winston box.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 15700527 stating that the diamond is M color, SI1 clarity. ... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2018

Fancy yellow diamond cocktail ring, Verdura, circa 1960

Lot 126. 29.15 carats SI1 clarity Fancy yellow diamond cocktail ring, Verdura, circa 1960. Estimate 180,000 — 220,000  USD. Lot sold 432,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 Set with a cushion-shaped diamond of fancy yellow color weighing 29.15 carats, held within rounded claws pavé-set with small round diamonds, mounted in gold and platinum, size 5¼.  Literature: The present ring is illustrated in Verdura, by Patricia Corbett, p. 154. Note: Accompanied by GIA report... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2018

Goya exhibition at the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum presents new discoveries

Francisco de Goya (Fuendetodos, Zaragoza, 1746-Bordeaux, 1828), Blind Man's Buff, 1788. Oil on canvas. 269 x 350 cm.   BILBAO.- Having studied in Italy, Francisco de Goya (Fuendetodos, Zaragoza, 1746 – Bordeaux, 1828) moved to Madrid in 1775 and was first employed at the court of Charles III to work on the production of tapestry cartoons on hunting themes for El Escorial. Goya achieved recognition some years later when he was first appointed painter to the King (1786) then First Court Painter (1799).... [Lire la suite]
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