20 février 2018

First look at works coming to TEFAF Maastricht 2018

HELVOIRT.- TEFAF Maastricht will present more than 280 of the world’s finest art, antiques and design dealers, who will bring their very best pieces to the 2018 edition of the Fair. The Fair provides an unrivalled draw for private collectors, museum curators, art market professionals and art lovers from many different countries. TEFAF Maastricht is the world’s leading art and antiques fair, and its international reputation is reflected in the range and quality of the rare works of art for sale at the Fair, which is held in... [Lire la suite]

19 février 2018

Italian (Central Italian), Portrait of a Boy Holding a Book, 1560s

Italian (Central Italian), Portrait of a Boy Holding a Book, 1560s. Oil on wood, 27 1/4 × 22 in. (70.5 × 55.8 cm). The Samuel H. Kress Collection, 61.58 © 2018 The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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19 février 2018

A fine and rare yellow-and-green 'dragon' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 9. A fine and rare yellow-and-green 'dragon' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 15 cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 1,000,000—1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,420,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2011 finely potted with wide rounded sides everted at the rim issuing from a narrow tapering foot, engraved on the outside with two striding five-clawed dragons with forked horns, bushy manes and scaly bodies, each chasing a 'flaming pearl', all above a border of crashing waves circling the foot, the designs all picked out in a deep... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2018

Emerald and diamond flower brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York

Lot 72. Emerald and diamond flower brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York. Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 USD. Lot sold 114,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 The stylized flower set in the center with an emerald-cut emerald weighing 21.61 carats, framed by 15 tapered rectangular-shaped emeralds, the petals set with 54 round diamonds, the stem of calibré-cut emeralds accented with 3 marquise-shaped diamonds, the total diamond weight approximately 9.75 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, signed Van... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2018

Hans Baldung Grien (1484/5-1545), Portrait of a Young Man with a Rosary, 1509

Hans Baldung Grien (1484/5-1545), Portrait of a Young Man with a Rosary, 1509. Oil on panel, 51.6 x 36.9 cm, RCIN 405758, Royal Collection Trust / © HM Queen Elizabeth II 2018.
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19 février 2018

Pair of ruby and diamond pendant-earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris, circa 1960

Lot 250. Pair of ruby and diamond pendant-earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris, circa 1960. Estimate 75,000 — 100,000 USD. Lot sold 204,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 The tops of floral cluster design supporting flexible cascading fringes, the whole set with 22 oval-shaped rubies weighing approximately 22.00 carats and 54 round and 10 pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 10.20 carats, mounted in platinum, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered 28083, assay marks, pendants... [Lire la suite]

19 février 2018

Diamond and sapphire panther brooch, Cartier, Paris

Lot 123. Diamond and sapphire panther brooch, Cartier, Paris. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 180,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 The stalking three-dimensional figure decorated with buff-top calibré-cut sapphire spots against a ground of round diamonds, the eyes of pear-shaped emeralds, the nose of carved onyx, mounted in 18 karat gold, signed Cartier, numbered 636529, maker's mark, assay marks.     Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York, 24 Apr 2007
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19 février 2018

Emerald and Diamond Necklace

Lot 362. Emerald and Diamond Necklace. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 270,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 The front decorated with a fringe of 7 emerald-cut emeralds suspended from a necklace set with 8 additional emerald-cut emeralds alternating with diamond-set foliate clusters, the total emerald weight approximately 55.00 carats, set throughout with 14 marquise-shaped and 372 round diamonds weighing a total of approximately 61.50 carats, mounted in... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2018

Diamond necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris

Lot 251. Diamond necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris. Estimate 180,000 — 220,000 USD. Lot sold 282,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 The V-shaped openwork collar decorated centrally with 24 flexibly-set pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 20.00 carats, completed by 104 round diamonds weighing approximately 27.80 carats and 242 smaller round diamonds weighing approximately 45.00 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered M40700, assay... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2018

Diamond ring

Lot 267. 15.83 carats, F color, SI2 clarity Diamond ring. Estimate 250,000 - 300,000 USD. Lot sold 300,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 The cushion-shaped diamond weighing 15.83 carats framed by small round diamonds, the shoulders also accented with round diamonds, mounted in platinum, size 6.    Accompanied by GIA report no. 14879555 stating that the diamond is F color, SI2 clarity.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York, 24 Apr 2007
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